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Museum Of Connecticut History

231 Capitol Avenue, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, CT 06106
860-757-6535
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Ranked #35 of 40 Attractions in Hartford
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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English first
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277 reviews 277 reviews
149 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This museum shares a building with the supreme court and Library, so if you are just looking for a museum you might miss it, also on a Saturday enter by the rear of the building. The museum has many artifacts and some civil war stuff in side rooms to the main room. I am not a gun nut but found... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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98 reviews 98 reviews
66 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This is boring. I don't like the guns or anything else. I love history. There is the Connecticut constitution the savior of this museum. X rating 1.5

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Even if you know Connecticut history, there is always something more to learn at this museum. Compactly displayed, this destination can be seen in less than two hours, in an historic setting.

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Augusta, Maine
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

My wife and I visited the Museum of Connecticut History this past week. I give it two circles not because it is "poor", but because it ranks well below other state historical museums I have visited over the years. For instance, the historical museums in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Carolina are all exciting and extensive, covering multiple floors. This museum... More 

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