City of Waterbury
Waterbury, also known as, “The Brass City”, has a rich mix of historic architecture with a classic New England feel. Downtown has transformed into a vibrant center for shoppers, residents, and students of UCONN’s Waterbury branch campus. Visit Brass Mill Shopping Center with dozens of shops, restaurants, and a movie theater. Stop by Fascia’s Chocolates, a family owned and operated chocolate factory. Small batches of chocolates are made fresh every day to ensure the highest quality and freshness possible. Fascia’s also offers the “full chocolate experience”, welcoming you into their factory for a tour, tasting and even the opportunity to create your own chocolate bar. Spend the evening at the historic Palace Theater and enjoy Broadway performances such as, Jersey Boys and Rent. If museums are more your style, visit the Mattatuck Museum, an art and regional history museum. Explore American art and cultural history exhibits with a focus on the history of the Naugatuck Valley and the artists of Connecticut.