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Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum is one of only a few museums that combines art, science, and natural history. Younger participants may define basic shapes and patterns and identify them in artwork while older students work in teams to record and interpret artifacts. 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT 06830. Fairfield County. Tel: 203-413-6742. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Fire Museum

230 Pine St., Manchester, CT 06040. 860-649-9436. Displays of historic, antique firefighting apparatus and equipment. Suggested donation.

Glass House

199 Elm St., New Canaan, CT 06840. 203-978-3015. This landscape comprises 14 structures, including the Glass House, and a permanent collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture. Groups on a tour will learn about architecture and contemporary art. Fee.

New Britain Industrial Museum

Delve into the five major manufacturing industries that put New Britain on the map while touring the museum’s extensive exhibits, which include artifacts such as anti-aircraft guns, munitions, brass works, appliances, and more. 185 Main St, New Britain, CT 06051. Tel: 860-832-8654. Cost: Fee.

New England Air Museum

Bradley International Airport, 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT 06096. 860-623-3305. Aviation history and technology, particularly in regard to Connecticut's contributions. Fee.

The New Children's Museum of Connecticut

950 Trout Brook Dr., West Hartford, Connecticut 06119. 860-231-2824. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 9AM-4PM, Sun 11AM-4PM. PreK-5th grades. Day Trips, Self-guided Tours, Guided Activities. Offers hands-on exhibits in science and a planetarium. Fee.

Vintage Radio and Communications Museum

115 Pierson Ln., Windsor, CT 06095. 860-683-2903. Hands-on displays of the history and evolution of electronic communications from 1850’s-1970’s. Free.