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Connecticut Open House Day - June 13, 2015

Connecticut residents are invited to discover – and rediscover – the state’s exciting arts, history and tourism offerings with a variety of special incentives, such as discounted or free admission, free gifts or special exhibits and activities during the 11th Annual Open House Day on June 13, 2015.

Open House Day is a great way for you to experience all the state has to offer and to encourage you to become Connecticut Ambassadors who take pride in sharing your new discoveries with visiting family and friends. The annual event is coordinated by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, a division of the Department of Economic & Community Development.

Connecticut Open House Day specials and hours of operation vary by property. Be sure to check back often, as new participating properties are added to the list. Participating locations are listed in alphabetical order by town, then by the name of the property. By clicking on one of the letters below, you will be directed to the place in our participants list where towns beginning with that letter appear.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N
O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

PROPERTY OFFERING
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General David Humphreys House
Derby Historical Society
37 Elm St.
Ansonia, CT
(203) 735-1908
http://www.derbyhistorical.org

Reduced admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Art & Garden Tour of Northeast Connecticut
Ashford
, CT
(860) 429-7598

 

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate.

Participants (all listed separately):

• Lance Glass Gallery, Ashford

• Jane Penfield Studio & Garden, Coventry

• Fenton River Garden & Studio

• Flying Dragon Farm Studio,Storrs

• Pat’s Glass, Tolland

•  Sand Hill Pottery, Tolland

• For the Love of Pets, Willington

• Inner World Illustration, Willington

• NCBunnell Studio, Willington

• TBG Beads & Accessories LLC, Willington

Ashford House Studio
10 Mansfield Rd.
Ashford, CT
(860) 878-0337

Studio open to the public from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Offering a raffle for an original oil painting.

Lance Glass Gallery
162 Amidon Rd.
Ashford, CT
(860) 487-0848
http://www.lanceglassstudio.com

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Studio open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Westford Hill Distillers
196 Chatey Rd.
Ashford, CT
(860) 429-0464
http://www.westfordhill.com

Free guided tours to this distillery, which is not generally open to the public, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Also, visitors get to watch distilling demonstrations. State law prohibits sales and tastings from distillers.

Willow Tree Pottery
24 Bebbington Rd.
Ashford, CT
(860) 287-8056
http://www.willowtreepottery.us

Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Visitors receive a handmade amulet and watch kiln throwing demonstrations and visit the studio.

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Squires Tavern
Barkhamsted Historical Society
100 East River Rd.
Barkhamsted, CT
(860) 738-2456
http://www.barkhamstedhistory.org

Free admission from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., offering refreshments and special history program.

Bethel Artspace
91 Greenwood Ave.
Bethel, CT
(203) 470-8390
http://www.bethelartsct.org

Free admission to the gallery and active art studio, along with complimentary refreshments. Open from noon until 5 p.m.

Bethel Historical Society
40 Main St.
Bethel, CT
(203) 794-1050
http://www.bethelhistoricalsociety.com

Free admission to the museum from noon until 5 p.m., with a historical walking tour with a special price of $3.

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
9 Main St. North
Bethlehem, CT
(203) 266-7596
http://www.ctlandmarks.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Fitch Fibers
25 Stockhouse Rd.
Bozrah, CT
(860) 222-3119
http://www.fitchfibers.com

Open to the public and free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Barnum Museum
820 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT
(203) 331-1104
http://www.barnum-museum.org
Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Black Rock Galleries
1720 Fairfield Ave.
Bridgeport, CT
(203) 335-0000
http://www.blackrockgalleries.com
Bring in your treasured items for free appraisal by world renowned appraiser Kenneth Linsner from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Galleries open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m

New England Ballet Company
130 Elm St.
Bridgeport, CT
(203) 345-4194
http://www.newenglandballet.org

Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., offering free trial at 10 a.m., with a special performance of “Peter & the Wolf” a 1 p.m.

American Clock & Watch Museum
100 Maple St.
Bristol, CT
(860) 583-6070
http://www.clockandwatchmuseum.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Imagine Nation Children’s Museum
One Pleasant St.
Bristol, CT
(860) 314-1400
http://www.imaginemuseum.org
Open from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., all visitors receive a 20 percent discount off admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
New England Carousel Museum
95 Riverside Ave.
Bristol, CT
(860) 585-5411
http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org
Free admission and carousel rides for children from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. (adults $6). The Chaparrals perform live from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. ($12).

Creamery Brook Bison
19 Purvis Rd.
Brooklyn, CT
(860) 779-0837
http://www.creamerybrookbison.net

Wagon rides to see the bison at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Have fun with a craft project for children at 2:45 p.m. Rides are $5 per person (normally $10).

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Green District Schoolhouse
Canterbury Historical Society
Library Rd.
Canterbury, CT
http://www.canterburyhistorical.org

In addition to tours of the 1847 one-room schoolhouse, three accomplished local artists will be demonstrating various art mediums. Open from 10 a.m. unitl 3 p.m.

Prudence Crandal Museum
1 South Canterbury Rd.
(Jct. Rtes. 14 &169)
Canterbury, CT
(860) 546-7800
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Join in the presentation “How Does Your Garden Grow?,” a seed planting hands-on program, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Spectrum Gallery & Artisan Store
61 Main St.
Centerbrook, CT
(860) 767-0742
http://www.spectrumartgallery.org

Visitors receive a 10 percent discount in the store and in the gallery there will be a special art activity form 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Smith Stitch Studio
44 Chaplin St.
Chaplin, CT
(860) 455-0270
http://www.catherinewhallsmith.com

Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Studio located in the Walter Goodell home (1835). First 20 visitors receive a fiber art desk calendar. Abstract works of art in her home studio in the center of the Chaplin Village Historic District.

Ball & Socket Arts
493 West Main St.
Cheshire, CT
(917) 386-3242
http://www.ballandsocket.org

Visitors receive 15 percent off a Ball & Socket Arts T-shirt, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Hitchcock-Phillips House
Cheshire Historical Society
43 Church Dr.
Cheshire, CT
(203) 677-6730
http://www.cheshirehistory.org

Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., visitors receive a free packet of historic postcards of “Old Cheshire,” and receive an 50 percent discount on all items in the gift shop. Local Naturalist, Eric Nelson, presents workshops throughout the day on cordage, soap making, edible plants, and a nature walk.

Chester / Hadlyme Ferry
54 Ferry Rd.
(Rte. 148)
Chester, CT
(860) 526-2743
http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=1390&Q=499780&PM=1

From 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors can ride for free aboard Selden III, the second oldest continuously operating ferry service in the state, which crosses the scenic Connecticut River near Gillette Castle State Park.

Maple & Main Gallery of Fine Art
1 Maple St.
Chester, CT
(860) 526-6065
http://www.mapleandmaingallery.com
Open from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., offering a free drawing for a framed painting by Clinton artist Cindy Stevens. A treasure hunt identifying “hidden” items in paintings for children. And serving cookies and lemonade.

Clinton Arts Project Art Gallery
20 East Main St.
Clinton, CT
(203) 627-4148
http://www.capgallery.org

A free raffle of a work of art for all who visits during the from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., or attend the evening reception, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets
20-A Killingworth Tpke.
Clinton, CT
(860) 664-0700
http://www.premiumoutlets.com/clinton
Provide a Connecticut ID and receive a free VIP Coupon Book filled with hundreds of dollars in savings at the Management Office (Suite 225), from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The first 50 visits with a Connecticut ID will receive a small swag bag filled with additional savings.
Susan Dorazio Studio
26 Ruth Grass Hill Rd.
Colebrook, CT
(860) 379-5557
http://www.susandorzio.com

Open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The artist will share her knowledge of painting and drawing. Techniques and procedures demonstrated on request.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

Greenwich Historical Society
39 Strickland Rd.
Cos Cob, CT
(203) 869-6899
http://www.greenwichhistory.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Jane Penfield Studio & Garden
82 Goose Lane
Coventry, CT
(860) 633-0058
http://www.janepenfield.com

From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors receive a 10 percent discount on art purchases.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Nathan Hale Homestead
2299 South St.
Coventry, CT
(860) 742-6917
http://www.ctlandmarks.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

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Art & Frame of Danbury LLC
60 Newtown Rd.
Route 6 Plaza
Danbury, CT
(203) 748-0197
http://www.artandframeofdanbury.com
Gallery open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., with an art opening of “Animals,” featuring people and animal treats, wind and beer, live music, raffles and dogs for adoption, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Danbury Railway Museum
120 White St.
Danbury, CT
(203) 778-8337
http://www.danburyrail.org

From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., receive 10 percent off in the Gift Shop.

Gallery at Still River Editions
128 East Liberty St.
Danbury, CT
(203) 791-1474
http://www.stillrivereditions.com/openhouseday.html

Open from noon until 5 p.m. Opening reception for Mobile Pics CT 2015, an exhibit of Connecticut-themed cellphone photographs. Alternative process photo demonstrations from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Refreshments, art, conversation.

Jim Felice Studios
15 Great Pasture Rd.
Unit 15
Danbury, CT
(203) 797-0230
http://www.jimfelice.com

Studio open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with demonstrations on sculpture making. From 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. enjoy a free artist reception at the nearby Trailer Box Gallery.

Savage Studio
93 Mill Plain Rd.
Danbury, CT
(203) 743-3000
http://www.savagestudio.com

Gallery with functional ceramics offer complimentary refreshments from 10 a.m.  until 6 p.m.

Osborne Homestead Museum
500 Hawthorne Ave.
Derby, CT
(203) 734-2513
http://www.ct.gov/deep/kellogg
Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., with free admission. Featuring guest speaker Sadako Ohki of Yale University Art Gallery who will give a presentation on Japanese woodblock prints.
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East Haddam Historical Society Museum
264 Town St.
(Rte. 82)
East Haddam, CT
(860) 873-3944
http://www.easthaddamhistory.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Visitors receive a complimentary cookbook.

Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St.
(Rte. 82)
East Haddam, CT
(860) 873-8668
http://www.goodspeed.org
From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. (last tour 12:15 p.m.), enjoy free tours of the historic Victorian theater built in 1876.

Huguenot House Museum
Historical Society of East Hartford
307 Burnside Ave.
East Hartford, CT
(860) 528-0716
http://www.hseh.org

Open from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., take the opportunity to visit this site which is rarely open to the public and offering a complimentary brochure.

 

Connecticut Trolley Museum
58 North Rd.
(Rte. 140)
East Windsor, CT
(860) 627-6540
http://www.ct-trolley.org

From 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., visitors receive half-price off regular admission.

 

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
1 Railroad Ave.
Essex, CT
(860) 767-0103
http://www.essexsteamtrain.com
Children ride free. Children ages 11 and under qualify for this special offering, and must be accompanied by an adult passenger with a valid Connecticut driver’s license. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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1750 Ogden House
1520 Bronson Rd.
Fairfield, CT
(203) 259-1598
http://www.fairfieldhistory.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr St.
Fairfield, CT
(203) 259-6305
http://www.ctaudubon.org
Open from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. offering guests a 10 percent discount off your purchase in the Nature Store.

Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT
(203) 259-1598
http://www.fairfieldhistory.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Hill-Stead Museum
35 Mountain Rd.
Farmington, CT
(860) 677-4787
http://www.hillstead.org
Buy one admission ticket and get one free, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Also, receive 10 percent off purchases in the museum shop, and discounted family membership fees.

Stanley-Whitman House
37 High St.
Farmington, CT
(860) 677-9222
http://www.stanleywhitman.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

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Museum on the Green
1944 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT
(860) 633-6890
http://www.hsgct.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Goshen Farmer’s Market @ Miranda Vineyard
42 Ives St.
Goshen, CT
(860) 307-5426
http://www.goshenfarmersmarket.com
Open from 10 a.m. until 1p.m., offering visitors a free cup of coffee and free samplings of products, including goat milk soaps.

Sunset Meadows Vineyards
599 Old Middle St.
(Rte. 63)
Goshen, CT
(860) 201-4654
http://www.sunsetmeadowvineyards.com

Open 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., offering a complimentary tours and visitors can receive 15% case prices.

Bruce Museum
One Museum Dr.
Greenwich, CT
(203) 869-0376
http://www.brucemuseum.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Avery-Copp House
154 Thames St.
Groton, CT
(860) 445-1637
http://www.averycopphouse.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., with costumed interpreters, old fashioned children’s games and complimentary refreshments.

Bill Memorial Library
240 Monument St.
Groton, CT
(860) 445-0392
http://www.billmemorial.org

Open from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., with a guided library tour at 9:30 a.m., a 125th birthday celebration with refreshments at 10 a.m., and a walking tour of historic Groton Bank at 10:30 a.m.

Ebenezer Avery House
Fort Griswold State Park
57 Fort St.
Groton, CT
(860) 446-9257
http://www.averymemorialassociation.com/ebavery.htm

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m., with special lectures at noon and 2 p.m. regarding historic preservation efforts on the historic site.

Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market & Winery
1355 Boston Post Rd.
(Rte. 1)
Guilford, CT
(203) 453-2338
http://www.bishopsorchards.com
Open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., offering complimentary Bishop’s Orchards’ apple cider donuts and Bishop’s balloons for children (only).
Guilford Art Center
411 Church St.
Guilford, CT
(203) 453-5947
http://www.guilfordartcenter.org
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors will receive a 10% discount on purchases in the gift shop.

Henry Whitfield State Museum
248 Old Whitfield St.
Guilford, CT
(203) 453-2457
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Hyland House Museum
84 Boston St.
Guilford, CT
(203) 453-9477
http://www.hylandhouse.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Medad Stone Tavern Museum
197 Three Mile Course
Guilford, CT
(203) 453-2263
http://www.guilfordkeepingsociety.com

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Thomas Griswold House Museum
171 Boston  St.
Guilford, CT
(203) 453-3176
http://www.guilfordkeepingsociety.com

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Yolo Laser Center & Med Spa
1010 Village Walk
Guilford, CT
(203) 533-4560
http://www.yolomedspa.com

Open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., offering a free skin care sample and coupons.

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Connecticut River Expeditions “RiverQuest”
Departs from Eagle Landing State Park
1 Marine Park (Rte. 82)
Haddam, CT
(860) 662-0577
http://www.ctriverquest.com

RiverQuest will be offering a special reduced admission of $5 per person (all ages) for an hour cruise on the Connecticut River. First come, first serve, no reservations. Cruises depart at 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Thankful Arnold House
Haddam Historical Society
14 Hayden Hill Rd.
Haddam, CT
(860) 345-2400
http://www.haddamhistory.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m., along with refreshments and crafts.

Eli Whitney Museum
915 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT
(203) 777-1833
http://www.eliwhitney.org

Open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., each visiting child gets to do a complimentary project (one per child).

Ireland’s Greater Hunger Museum
Quinnipiac University
3011 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT
(203) 582-6500
http://www.ighm.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and each visitor receives a complimentary postcard.

Arbor Street Artists
30 Arbor St.
Hartford, CT
arborstreetpotters@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/ArborStreetPotters

Variety of artists’ studios will be open to public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Butler-McCook House & Garden
396 Main St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 522-1806
http://www.ctlandmarks.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 236-5621
http://www.chs.org
Free admission to the museum’s galleries, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT
(860) 724-3623
http://www.CTScienceCenter.org
Center open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Receive a $2 off general admission to Connecticut residents.
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT
(860) 757-6500
http://www.ctstatelibrary.org
The library and Museum of Connecticut History will be open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., offering complimentary frisbees in conjunction with the Frisbee Pie Company display. Frisbees were invented in Connecticut!

Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 522-6766
http://www.ctosh.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Governor’s Residence
990 Prospect Ave.
Hartford, CT
(860) 523-7014
http://www.ct.gov

Open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and serving lemon ice on the outside patio.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
77 Forest St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 522-9258
http://www.harrietbeecherstowe.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Hartford Stage
50 Church St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 525-5601
http://www.hartfordstage.org

Save $10 off tickets to see “Kiss Me, Kate” at 2 p.m. performance. Use code CTOPEN15 online (hartfordstage.org), or call (860) 527-5151. Offer not valid on supersavor tickets or previous purchases. Good for 2 p.m. performance only on June 13, 2015.

Isham-Terry House
211 High St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 986-7169
http://www.ctlandmarks.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main St.
Hartford, CT
(860) 278-2670
http://www.thewadsworth.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and offering a free gift in the museum shop with a purchase of $25 or more.

Harwinton Historical Society
115 Litchfield Rd.
(Rte. 118)
Harwinton, CT

Free admission from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.  Enjoy the Ice Cream Social ($2 per scoop).

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Company of Fifers & Drummers Museum Headquarters
62 North Main St.
Ivoryton, CT
(860) 767-2237
http://www.companyoffifeanddrum.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Ivoryton Playhouse
103 Main St.
Ivoryton, CT
(860) 767-9520
http://www.ivorytonplayhouse.org

From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., offering complimentary backstage tours of the historic theater.  Visitors receive a free DVD of the theater’s history (while supplies last).

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New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park
191 Farmington Ave.
(Rte. 372)
Kensington, CT
(860) 225-3020
http://www.newbritainyouthmuseum.org
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum
31 Kent-Cornwall Rd.
(Rte. 7)
Kent, CT
(860) 927-0050
http://www.ctamachinery.com

Upon request, visitors receive a complimentary gift from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Eric Sloane Museum
31 Kent-Cornwall Rd.
(Rte. 7)
Kent, CT
(860) 927-3849
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with Simsbury Historical Society members Joe Buda and Chris Rice display a unique twist on Sloane's fascination with lightning rods and weather vanes.

Seven Hearths Museum
Kent Historical Society
4 Studio Hill Rd.
Kent,, CT
(860) 927-4587
http://www.kenthistoricalsociety.org
Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. with the public opening of the summer exhibit, “The Camps of Kent: Memories of Summer.”
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Litchfield History Museum
7 South St.
Litchfield, CT
(860) 567-4501
http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Tapping Reeve House & Law School
82 South St.
Litchfield, CT
(860) 567-4501
http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., along with guided tours

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Allis-Bushnell House
Madison Historical Society
853 Boston Post Rd. (Rte. 1)
Madison, CT
(203) 245-4567
http://www.madisoncthistorical.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Deacon John Grave House
581 Boston Post Rd.
Tuxis Farm
Madison, CT
(203) 421-3236
http://www.deaconjohngrave.org

Free guided tours and hearth cooking demonstrations and other colonial demonstrations from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Madison Garden Club displays a miniature fairy garden for kids of all ages.

Lee’s Academy
Madison Historical Society
14 Meeting House Lane
Madison, CT
(203) 245-4567
http://www.madisoncthistorical.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. On view, “The Business of Leisure: Madison Welcomes its Summer Colony,” focusing on the transformation of Madison from an agricultural community to a summer destination.

Cheney Homestead
106 Hartford Rd.
Manchester, CT
(860) 647-9983
http://www.manchesterhistory.org
Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tour the family home of the Cheney brothers, founders of the silk mills.
Keeney Schoolhouse
106 Hartford Rd.
Manchester, CT
(860) 647-9983
http://www.manchesterhistory.org
Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Lutz Children’s Museum
247 South Main St.
(Rte. 83)
Manchester, CT
(860) 643-0949
http://www.lutzmuseum.org

Free admission from noon until 5 p.m., with “Touch-a-Truck” where visitors can climb inside big trucks and heavy equipment.

Manchester History Center
175 Pine St.
Manchester, CT
(860) 647-9983
http://www.manchesterhistory.org
Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., view the loom exhibit and shop in the museum store.
Old Manchester Museum
Manchester Historical Society
126 Cedar St.
Manchester, CT
(860) 647-9742
http://www.manchesterhistory.org
Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., in the former c.1859 Cheney school with local history exhibits, research library and a museum store.
Woodbridge Farmstead
Manchester Historical Society
495 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, CT
(860) 647-9983
http://www.manchesterhistory.org
Property listed National Register of Historic Places and former Meadowbrook Dairy Farm with original farmhouse, barns, vegetable and perennial gardens. Free tours from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Atwood Farm Museum
624 Wormwood Hill Rd.
Mansfield, CT
(860) 429-9023
http://www.joshuatrust.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Storrs Center
Off Route 195
Mansfield, CT
(860) 429-2740
http://www.mansfieldct.gov/downtownpartnership

Located just steps from the University of Connecticut, Storrs Center features a unique mix of shops, restaurants, offices, rental apartments and for-sale homes. The following venues located at Storrs Center are participating (all listed separately):

• Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

• Sweet Emotions Candy Store

• The Oaks on the Square Apartments

• UConn Co-op Bookstore at Storrs Center

 

Lauralton Hall (Pond-Taylor Mansion)
200 High St.
Milford, CT
(203) 877-2786
http://www.lauraltonhall.org

Free admission to this 1905 Victorian Gothic mansion from 10 a.m. until noon.

Milford Historical Society
34 High St.
Milford, CT
(203) 874-2664
http://www.milfordhistoricalsociety.org

Free admission 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

James Morris Museum & Aline Brothier Morris Reading Room
4 North St.
Morris, CT
(860) 567-5036
Free admission from 10 a.m.until 2 p.m.

Denison Homestead Museum
120 Pequotsepos Rd.
Mystic, CT
(860) 536-9248
http://www.denisonhomestead.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
109 Pequotsepos Rd.
Mystic, CT
(860) 536-1216
http://www.dpnc.org
Free admission from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT
(860) 572-5955
http://www.mysticaquarium.org
Open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. (once inside guests may stay until 6 p.m.) Offering $5 off general admission for up to four people when they mention Connecticut Open House Day at the gate.
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New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St.
New Britain, CT
(860) 229-0257
http://www.nbmaa.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until noon. Then buy one, get one free admission from noon until 5 p.m.

Jerram Winery
535 Town Hill Rd.
(Rte. 219)
New Hartford, CT
(860) 379-8749
http://www.jerramwinery.com

Open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., offering the first 25 visitors a free wine tasting.

Susan Rood Studio
Leadmine Brook Farm
345 Ramstein Rd.
New Hartford, CT
(860) 489-9953
http://www.susanroodart.com

Open artist studio from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. with printmaking demonstrations and art exhibit.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

City Gallery
994 State St.
New Haven, CT
(203) 782-2489
http://www.city-gallery.org

From noon until 4 p.m. visitors can view the artwork and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT
(203) 562-4183
http://www.newhavenmuseum.org
Free admission from noon until 5 p.m. Offering a walking tour at 1 p.m.
Pardee-Morris House
325 Lighthouse Rd.
New Haven, CT
(203) 562-4183
http://www.newhavenmuseum.org
Free admission from noon until 4 p.m. Enjoy guided or self-guided tours, Colonial games, arts and crafts.

Hempsted Houses
11 Hempstead St.
New London, CT
(860) 443-7949
http://www.ctlandmarks.org

Free admission from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Monte Cristo Cottage
325 Pequot Ave.
New London, CT
(860) 443-5378
http://www.theoneill.org

Free tours from noon until 4 p.m., to the boyhood home of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill. Light refreshments will be served.

Shaw Mansion
New London County Historical Society
11 Blinman St.
New London, CT
(860) 443-1209
http://www.nlhistory.org

Open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., offering reduced membership prices and a 10 percent discount on purchases.

New Milford Historical Society Museum
6 Aspetuck Ave.
New Milford, CT
(860) 354-3069
http://www.nmhistorical.org

Free admission from noon until 3 p.m.

Deming-Young Farmhouse
282 Church St.
Newington, CT
(860) 666-1016
http://www.facebook.com/deming-younghouse

Tour this historic farmhouse from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Reduced admission is $3 for adults and children (under 12) free. Light refreshments will be served.

EverWonder Children’s Museum
31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT
(203) 364-4009
http://www.everwondermuseum.org
Receive half off regular admission from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main St.
Niantic, CT
(860) 691-1111
http://www.cmsect.org

From 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., visitors with a valid Connecticut ID receive $1 off regular admission.

Samuel Smith House
82 Plants Dam Rd.
Niantic, CT
(860) 739-6070
http://www.eastlymehistoricalsociety.org

Free tours of the historic farmstead from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Visit with the live animals, watch the bee hives and walk around the native plants.

Smith-Harris House Museum
33 Society Rd.
Niantic, CT
(860) 739-0761
http://www.smithharris.org

From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., offering cookies and lemonade, play historic games on the lawn of the historic house, meet “Miss Elizabeth Avery Henderson, who once lived in the house.

Thomas Lee House
226 West Main St.
(Rte. 156)
Niantic, CT
(860) 739-6070
http://www.eastlymehistoricalsociety.org

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., visitors can experience Colonial activities including  tours of the Lee House and Little Boston Schoolhouse, farm animals, hands-on displays, refreshments and more.

Anita Holmes Home & Studio
8 Aetna Lane
Norfolk, CT
(860) 542-6967
http://www.anitaholmes.com

Open artist studio from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. with complimentary refreshments and offering 10 percent discount on any purchase.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

Interior Arts & Design
20 John Curtiss Rd.
Norfolk, CT
(860) 542-5095
http://www.ruthannolssoninteriors.com

Open artist studio with showroom open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

Nina Ritson Home & Studio
269 Litchfiedl Rd.
Norfolk, CT
(860) 542-6090
http://www.norfolkart.org

Open artist studio from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. with demonstrations.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

Ronald Sloane Studio
115 Greenwoods Rd. East
(Rte. 44)
Norfolk, CT
(860) 542-1671
http://www.rawwork-art.com

Open artist studio from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. with demonstrations.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

Tom Hlas, Artist
63 Greenwoods Rd.
Norfolk, CT
(215) 313-9898
http://www.norfolkart.org

Open artist home with an exhibit and artist talk, along with refreshments served from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Part of Norfolk Artists and Friends Open Studio Tour.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children
303 West Ave.
Mathews Park
Norwalk, CT
(203) 899-0606
http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Grand opening of the Mega Making exhibit, discover and celebrate the treasures that could be found in your own backyard. Mega Making encourages creative experimentation and play.

Leffingwell House Museum
348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT
(860) 889-9440
http://www.leffingwellhousemuseum.org

Free guided tours of the first floor of the historic Colonial house from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Regular admission for the entire museum and exhibits.

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Indian and Colonial Research Center
39 Main St.
Old Mystic, CT
(860) 536-9771
http://www.theicrc.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Plymouth Historical Society
572 Main St.
Plymouth, CT
(860) 585-7040
http://www.plymouthhistoricalsociety.org

Free admission from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., with an 1852 woodruff and beach steam engine on display, along with refreshments.

Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park
161 Brownstone Ave.
Portland, CT
(866) 860-0208

http://www.brownstonepark.com

Open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., offering 25 percent off Wakeboard entrance passes.

 

Ruth Callander House Museum
Portland Historical Society
492 Main St.
Portland, CT
(860) 342-5455
http://www.portlandhistsoc.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The town of rich history of quarries, shipbuilding and farming seen in the permanent exhibits. Complimentary refreshments.

Hotchkiss House Museum
Prospect Historical Society
61 Waterbury Rd.
Prospect, CT
(203) 758-5503
http://www.prospecthistoricalsociety.org

Free tours of the historic house and barn from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Other activities include metal detecting for all ages; coffee and tea and a light breakfast served from 10 a.m. until noon.

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Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main St.
Ridgefield, CT
(203) 438-4519
http://www.aldrichart.org

Free admission for Connecticut residents from noon until 5 p.m.

Suzanne Benton Studio & Art Showcase
22 Donnelly Dr.
Ridgefield, CT
(203) 438-4650
http://www.suzannemasks.com

Open artist studio from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., offering complimentary brochures and gift exhibition cards.

Academy Hall Museum
Rocky Hill Historical Society
785 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT
(860) 563-6704
http://www.rhhistory.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Dinosaur State Park
400 West St.
Rocky Hill, CT
(860) 529-5816
http://www.ct.gov/deep/dinosaurstatepark

Free admission from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Rocky Hill / Glastonbury Ferry
289 Meadow Rd.
(Rte. 160)
Rocky Hill, CT
(860) 563-9758
http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=1390&Q=501574&PM=1

From 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors can ride for free aboard the Hollister III, an open flatboat that is towed across the Connecticut River by the towboat Cumberland. This ferry is the nation’s oldest continuously operating ferry service.

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Shelton History Center
70 Ripton Rd.
Shelton, CT
(203) 925-1803
http://www.sheltonhistoricalsociety.org
Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, CT
(860) 658-7663
http://www.simsburylibrary.info

Entertainment by Connecticut State Troubadour Kristen Graves, performing her original songs and traditional folk songs at 1 p.m. Concert guests will be entered to win dinner for two at Abigails Restaurant in Simsbury.

Bullet Hill School
215 Main St. North
Southbury, CT
 

Open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with tours of one of the oldest brick schoolhouses in the state with costumed docents. Also, Colonial games, write with a quill pen and use slate boards and slate pencils.

Cork & Brew
35 North Main St.
Southington, CT
(860) 863-5655
http://www.corkandbrew.com

From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., enjoy complimentary wine tasting and leave with a Cork & Brew wine glass.

Southington Drive-In
935 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke.
(Rte. 322)
Southington, CT
http://www.southingtondrive-in.org

Free popcorn for every carload. Gate opens at 6 p.m., show begins at sunset.

Avon Theatre Film Center
272 Bedford St.
Stamford, CT
(203) 967-3660
http://www.avontheatre.org

From 11 a.m. until 11 p.m., guests receive $5 off standard ticket price for the movies of the day.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Rd.
Stamford, CT
(203) 322-1646
http://www.stamfordmuseum.org

Free admission for the first 100 visitors from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Adventure Park at Storrs
2007 Storrs Rd.
Storrs, CT
(860) 946-0606
http://www.storrsadventurepark.com

All visitors receive a 10% ticket discount from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. (open until 10 p.m.) Experience “adventure in the trees” for beginners to advance climbers.

Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry
1 Royce Circle
Storrs, CT
(860) 486-8580
http://www.bimp.uconn.edu

Open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., offering 10% discount on museum merchandise.

Fenton River Garden & Studio
287 Gurleyville Rd.
Storrs, CT
(860) 429-3646
http://www.shaunashane.com

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Studio open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Flying Dragon Farm Studio
533 Chaffeeville Rd.
Storrs, CT
(860) 429-5222

 

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Sweet Emotions Candy
Storrs Center
9 Dog Lane, Suite 106B
Storrs, CT
(860) 477-0945
http://www.sweetemotionscandy.com

Open from 11 a.m. until 12 a.m.., offering complimentary kettle corn samples, and name the town in Connecticut where PEZ candies are manufactured and receive 10 percent off your store purchase.

The Oaks on the Square
Storrs Center
9 Dog Lane
Storrs, CT
(860) 756-0330
http://www.theoaksonthesquare.com

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. take a tour of these new apartments. Tours leave every 30 minutes. Enjoy complimentary refreshments.

UConn Co-op Bookstore at Storrs Center
One Royce Circle
Suite 101
Storrs, CT
(860) 486-8525
http://generalboosk.bookstore.uconn.edu

Open from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., with a special “Mickey the Cat” children’s book event.

William Benton Museum of Art
University of Connecticut
245 Glenbrook Rd.
Storrs, CT
(860) 486-4520
http://www.benton.uconn.edu
Open from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., offering visitors 20 percent off museum store purchases.

Hilltop Farm
1616 Mapleton Ave.
Suffield, CT
http://www.hilltopfarmsuffield.org

Free admission from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. with a butterfly garden demonstration, nature hikes, and other outdoor activities.

Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden
55 South Main St.
(Rte. 75)
Suffield, CT
(860) 668-0055
http://www.ctlandmarks.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Thomaston Station, Naugatuck Railroad
Railroad Museum of Connecticut
242 East Main St.
Thomaston, CT
(860) 283-7245
http://www.rme.org
The Naugatuck RR Chocolate Train departs from the Thomaston Station at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. and stops at Fascia’s Chocolates in Waterbury for a behind-the-scenes tour. The discounted rail fare is $10 for adults and $8 for children (3-12). For the tour of the chocolate factory, passengers need to make reservations at www.fasciaschocolates.com.

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
205 East Thompson St.
Thompson, CT
(860) 923-2280
http://www.thompsonspeedway.com

Guests are invited to explore the facilities and offering the ability to drive your own car around the 1.7 miles road course behind a pace car (noon until1 p.m.). Open to the public from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Pat’s Glass
1057 Tolland Stage Rd.
Tolland, CT
(860) 558-1712

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Sand Hill Pottery
35 Nedwied Rd.
Tolland, CT
(860) 872-2015

 

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Studio open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum
Torrington Historical Society
192 Main St.
Torrington, CT
(860) 482-8260
http://www.torringtonhistoricalsociety.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

In Sheep’s Clothing Yarn Shop
10 Water St.
Torrington, CT
(860) 482-3979
http://www.in-sheeps-clothing.com

Enjoy spinning and weaving demonstration along with complimentary refreshments from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Karen Rossi Studios
27 East Main St.
Torrington, CT
(860) 305-6579
http://www.karenrossi.com

Open studio from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Hands-on drawing and painting galore. Choose and experiment with new materials to make unique paintings and sculptures.

Torrington Library
12 Daycoeton Place
Torrington, CT
(860) 489-6684
http://www.torringtonlibrary.org

Activities include free guided library tour at 10:30 a.m.; free lecture entitled, “Italian American Women in Connecticut,” by Anthony Riccio (requires reservation); and Museum Room open from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for viewing.

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Tantaquidgeon Museum
1819 Norwich New London Tpke.
Uncasville, CT
(860) 848-9749
http://www.mohegan.nsn.us/

From 10 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m., offering free tours of the oldest Indian-owned and -operated museum in America.

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High Meadow Bed & Breakfast
1290 Whirlwind Hill Rd.
Wallingford, CT
(203) 269-2351
http://www.high-meadow.com

Open for tours of the house and gardens from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tours will include architectural features of the 18th century center chimney house and serving refreshments including hot and iced tea, homemade bread and jam.

Gunn Memorial Museum
5 Wykeham Rd.
Washington, CT
(860) 868-7756
http://www.gunnlibrary.org
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., visitors can view the new exhibit “Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Nell Door.” Free guided tour of the exhibit at 9:30 a.m., and at 10 a.m. a one hour walking tour of the Dorr Nature Laboratory (registration is required for the tours).

H.O.R.S.E. of CT, Inc.
43 Wilbur Rd.
Washington, CT
(860) 868-1960
http://www.horseofct.org

Complimentary tours provided from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. A horse showing will follow from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The tack barn offering boutique items, jewelry, horse images, and mugs.

Institute for American Indian Studies
38 Curtis Rd.
Washington, CT
(860) 868-0518
http://www.iaismuseum.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Fascia’s Chocoloates
44 Chase River Rd.
Waterbury, CT
(203) 753-0515
http://www.fasciaschocolates.com

Free tours every hour from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tours include behind-the-scenes look at the factory and learn of their history.

Mattatuck Museum
144 West Main St.
Waterbury, CT
(203) 753-0381
http://www.mattatuckmuseum.org
Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Palace Theater
100 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT
(203) 346-2000
http://www.palacetheaterct.org

Events include free theater tours from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.; “Where’s Andy” Texas Roadhouse contest: Andy the Armadillo from Texas Roadhouse stops by from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the restaurant’s “Where’s Andy?” Facebook contest. The first lucky CT Open House Day visitor to find Andy’s hidden golden peanut bucket will win a free dinner pass to Texas Roadhouse and have their photo featured with their lucky find on the restaurant’s wall. An EPASS one day sale only, customers can renew their membership or become first-time EPASS member on June 13 and save $24 off the regular $75 price.

Seven Angels Theatre
One Plank Rd.
Waterbury, CT
(203) 757-4676
http://www.sevenangelstheatre.org

Offering tickets for $29 for two final shows to the first 50 visitors. “Footloose” will be showing June 13 and June 14. (Two tickets maximum per household).

Timexpo: The Timex Museum
175 Union St.
Brass Mill Commons
Waterbury, CT
(203) 346-5710
http://www.timexpo.com

Reduced admission of $4 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
305 Great Neck Rd.
Waterford, CT
(860) 443-5378
http://www.theoneill.org

Free tours of the campus from noon until 4 p.m., with light refreshments and one complimentary ticket to see a 2015 National Playwright Conference or National Music Theater Conference reading.

Southwind Farms LLC
223 Morris Town Line Hwy.
Watertown, CT
(860) 274-9001
http://www.southwindfarms.com

Free admission and farm tours of an alpaca farm from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society
227 South Main St.
West Hartford, CT
(860) 521-5362
http://www.noahwebsterhouse.org
Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Captain James Francis House
120 Hartford Ave.
Wethersfield, CT
(860) 529-7656
http://wethersfieldhistory.org

Free admission form noon until 4 p.m. Tour the historic home that is very rarely open to the public.

Cove Warehouse Maritime Museum
North end of Main St. at Wethersfield Cove
Wethersfield, CT
(860) 529-7656
http://wethersfieldhistory.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center
156 Prospect St.
Wethersfield, CT
(860) 721-2980
http://www.ebwnaturecenter.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Hurlbut-Dunham House
212 Main St.
Wethersfield, CT
(860) 529-7656
http://wethersfieldhistory.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum
211 Main St.
Wethersfield, CT
(860) 529-0612
http://www.webb-deane-stevens.org

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., visitors receive a 50% off the regular admission to the museum’s three house tour.

Wethersfield Museum at Keeney Memorial Cultural Center
200 Main St.
Wethersfield, CT
(860) 529-7161
http://wethersfieldhistory.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

For the Love of Pets
12 Red Oak Hill
Willington, CT
http://www.fortheloveofpets.buz

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Inner World Illustration
The Mill Works
156 River Rd.
Willington, CT
(518) 791-9474
http://www.themillworks.us

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Studio open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

NCBunnell Studio
12 Red Oak Hill
Willington, CT
(860) 429-7598
http://www.ncbunnellstudio.com

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

TBG Beads & Accessories LLC
32 Old Farms Rd.
Willington, CT
(860) 933-2291

 

Offering 10 percent off one item in the studio. Add 1 percent off, plus 10 percent at each studio visited and spend at the next. Collect all ten, 1 percent off artist initials and receive a free gift from the 10th artist when you present the card.  You must sign the guest book to participate. Open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Property part of the Art & Garden Tour of northeast Connecticut.

Feinberg English Silver
144 Danbury Rd.
Wilton, CT
(203) 529-3967
http://www.fesilver.com

Visitors receive 20 percent off all purchases from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Weir Farm National Historic Site
National Park Service
735 Nod Hill Rd.
Wilton, CT
(203) 834-1896
http://www.nps.gov/wefa

Offering free tours of the Weir House at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., (limited to 12 people) tickets are required and visitors can get them at the visitors center. The Weir Studio and Young Studio are open available to explore without needing a reservation or tour.

 

Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut
115 Pierson Lane
Windsor, CT
(860) 683-2903
http://www.vrcmct.org

Free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. for those with a valid Connecticut ID.

Windsor Historical Society
96 Palisado Ave.
(Rte. 159)
Windsor, CT
(860) 688-3813
http://www.windsorhistoricalsociety.org

Free admission from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. “Pretty, Practical and Popular,” a pop-up presentation of your best wedding presents. Bring to the society your gifts and memories by June 13 at 10 a.m. and be part of the exhibit. Wedding cake and punch served.

New England Air Museum
Bradley International Airport
36 Perimeter Rd. (off Rte. 75)
Windsor Locks, CT
(860) 623-3305
http://www.neam.org
Buy one admission and get one free from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Only for Connecticut residents and must have valid ID.
Wolcott Historical Society Schoolhouse Museum
155 Nichols Rd.
Wolcott, CT
(203) 879-9818
http://www.wolcotthistory.org
Open from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Visitors receive free Wolcott history coloring book.

Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden
49 Hollow Rd.
Woodbury, CT
(203) 263-2855
http://www.glebehousemuseum.org

Free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

Artists in the Country
52 County Rd.
Woodstock, CT
(860) 455-0103
http://www.artistsinthecountry.org

Enjoy a day of free musical entertainment from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Bring a picnic and relax by the pond. Free coffee and donut to the first 25 guests.

Roseland Cottage
556 Rte. 169
Woodstock, CT
(860) 928-4074
http://www.historicnewengland.org

Open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Visitors receive half off regular admission price.

Taylor Brooke Winery
848 Rte. 171
Woodstock, CT
(860) 974-1263
http://www.taylorbrookewinery.com
Open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors enjoy free guided tours of the vineyard throughout the day and Connecticut specialty food tastings.

 

 

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