Museums in Connecticut

Name Town/City County Type
Academy Hall Museum Rocky Hill Hartford Local
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield Fairfield Art
Allis-Bushnell House Madison New Haven Historic house
Amasa Day House Museum Moodus Middlesex Historic house
American Clock & Watch Museum Bristol Hartford Horology
Ashbel Woodward Museum Franklin New London Local
Avery Copp Museum Groton New London Historic house
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Storrs Tolland Commodity - Puppets
Barker Character, Comic and Cartoon Museum Cheshire New Haven Media
H. C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center Bristol Hartford Nature center
Barnes Museum (Southington, Connecticut) Southington Hartford Historic house
Barnum Museum Bridgeport Fairfield Biographical
Bates-Scofield Homestead Darien Fairfield Historic house
Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden Bethlehem Litchfield Historic house
Bellarmine Museum of Art Fairfield Fairfield Art
Blue Slope Country Museum Franklin New London Farming
Boothe Memorial Park and Museum Stratford Fairfield Open air
Brayton Grist Mill Pomfret Windham Mill
Bristol Historical Society Museum Bristol Hartford Local
Brookfield Craft Center Brookfield Fairfield Education, Craft
Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Brookfield Fairfield Local
Brooklyn Historical Society Museum Brooklyn Windham Local
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science Greenwich Fairfield Multiple
Buell Tool Museum Clinton Middlesex Technology
Bush-Holley House Greenwich Fairfield Historic house
Burnham-Hibbard House Hampton Windham Historic house
Butler-McCook House & Garden Hartford Hartford Historic house
Buttolph-Williams House Wethersfield Hartford Historic house
Canton Historical Museum Canton Hartford History
Captain David Judson House Stratford Fairfield Historic house
Captain Palmer House Stonington New London Historic house
Captain's Cove Seaport Bridgeport Fairfield Maritime
Center for Contemporary Printmaking Norwalk Fairfield Art
Chaplin Museum Chaplin Windham Local
Chatham Historical Society Museum East Hampton Middlesex Local
Cheney Homestead and Keeney Schoolhouse Manchester Hartford Historic house
Chester Museum at the Mill Chester Middlesex Local
Children's Garbage Museum Stratford Fairfield Science
Children's Museum West Hartford Hartford Children's
Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut Niantic New London Children's
Clinton Historical Society Museum Clinton Middlesex Local
Colchester Historical Society Museum Colchester New London Local
Connecticut Air and Space Center Stratford Fairfield Aerospace
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum Kent Litchfield Technology
Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary Fairfield Fairfield Natural history
Connecticut Cellar Savers Fire Museum Portland Middlesex Firefighting
Connecticut Children's Museum New Haven New Haven Children's
Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum Willimantic Windham Railroad
Connecticut Fire Museum East Windsor Hartford Firefighting
Connecticut Historical Society Hartford Hartford History
Connecticut Museum of Mining and Mineral Science Kent Litchfield Industry
Connecticut River Museum Essex Middlesex Maritime
Connecticut Science Center Hartford Hartford Science
Connecticut State Museum of Natural History Storrs Tolland Natural
Connecticut Trolley Museum East Windsor Hartford Railroad
CRRA Trash Museum Hartford Hartford Science
Cornwall Historical Society Cornwall Litchfield History
Custom House Maritime Museum New London New London Maritime
Danbury Museum and Historical Society Danbury Fairfield Multiple
Danbury Railway Museum Danbury Fairfield Railroad
Daniel Benton Homestead Tolland Tolland Historic house
Daniel Putnam Tyler Law Office Brooklyn Windham Historic house
Darling House Museum Woodbridge New Haven Historic house
Day-Lewis Museum of Indian Artifacts Farmington Hartford Native American
D'Elia Antique Tool Museum Scotland Windham Technology
Deacon John Graves House Madison New Haven Historic house
Denison Homestead Museum Mystic New London Historic house
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Mystic New London Natural history
Derrin House Avon Hartford Historic house
Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum Rocky Hill Hartford Natural history
Discovery Museum and Planetarium Bridgeport Fairfield Science
Dudley Farm Guilford New Haven Farm
Earthplace Westport Fairfield Natural history
East Haddam Historical Society Museum East Haddam Middlesex Local
East Windsor Academy Museum East Windsor Hartford Education
Ebenezer Avery House Groton New London Historic house
Edward E. King Museum East Hartford Hartford Aviation/ Industry -Tobacco
Edward Waldo House Scotland Windham Historic house
Elisha White House Clinton Middlesex Historic house
Eli Whitney Museum Hamden New Haven Science
Enoch Kelsey House Newington Hartford Historic house
Fairfield Museum and History Center Fairfield Fairfield Local
Falls Village - Canaan Historical Society Museum Falls Village Litchfield Local
Farmington Historical Society Farmington Hartford Local
Fire Museum (Manchester, Connecticut) Manchester Hartford Firefighting
Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme New London Art
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park Groton New London Military
Fort Trumbull State Park New London New London History
Gallery of Contemporary Art at Sacred Heart University Fairfield Fairfield Art
Gasoline Alley Automotive Museum Stafford Springs Tolland Automotive
Gay-Hoyt House Sharon Litchfield Local
General David Humphreys House Ansonia New Haven Historic house
Gertrude Warner Boxcar Museum Putnam Windham Biographical
Gillette Castle State Park East Haddam Middlesex Historic house
Glass House New Canaan Fairfield Historic house
Glebe House Museum Woodbury Litchfield Historic house
Governor Jonathan Trumbull House Lebanon New London Historic house
Greater Middletown Military Museum Middletown Middlesex Military
Griswold Historical Society Museum Jewett City New London History
Gunn Historical Museum and Library Washington Litchfield Local
Gurleyville Grist Mill Mansfield Tolland Mill
Haddam Shad Museum Higganum Middlesex Industry
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Hartford Hartford Historic house
Hempsted Houses New London New London Historic house
Henry Whitfield State Museum Guilford New Haven History
Hezekiah Chaffee House Windsor Hartford Historic house
Hicks-Stearns Museum Tolland Tolland Historic house
Hill-Stead Museum Farmington Hartford Art
Hill's Academy Essex Middlesex Local history
Historical Houses at Martin Park East Hartford Hartford Historic house
Hitchcock-Phillips House Cheshire New Haven Historic house
Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum Torrington Litchfield History
Hotchkiss House Museum Prospect New Haven Historic house
Housatonic Museum of Art Bridgeport Fairfield Art
Hoyt-Barnum House Stamford Fairfield Historic house
Huntington Homestead Scotland Windham Historic house
Husky Heritage Sports Museum Storrs Tolland Sports
Hyland House Guilford New Haven History
Imagine Nation Museum Bristol Hartford Children's
Institute for American Indian Studies Washington Litchfield Native American
Isham-Terry House Hartford Hartford Historic house
Jabez Smith House Groton New London Historic house
James Morris Museum Morris Litchfield History
Jillson House Museum Windham Windham Historic house
John Bishop House & Museum Lisbon New London Historic house
Joseph N. Goff House Museum and Cultural Center East Hampton Middlesex Local
Keeler Tavern Museum Ridgefield Fairfield History
Kellogg-Eddy House Newington Hartford Historic house
Kidcity Children's Museum Middletown Middlesex Children's
King House Museum Suffield Hartford Historic house
Killingly Historical Center Museum Danielson Windham Local
Knights of Columbus Museum New Haven New Haven Religious
Lebanon Historical Society Museum Lebanon New London Local
Lee Academy (Connecticut) Madison New Haven Education
Leffingwell House Museum Norwich New London Historic house
Lewis Walpole Library Farmington Hartford Art
Litchfield History Museum Litchfield Litchfield Local
Living Museum Avon Hartford Local
Lock Museum of America Terryville Litchfield History
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Norwalk Fairfield Historic house
Luddy/Taylor Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum Windsor Hartford Agriculture
Lutz Children's Museum Manchester Hartford Children's
Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London New London Art
Manchester History Center Manchester Hartford Local
Mansfield Historical Society Museum Mansfield Tolland Local
Margaret W. Stacey Memorial Barn/Museum Waterford New London Agriculture
Mark Twain House and Museum Hartford Hartford Historic house
Martha A. Parsons House Museum Enfield Hartford Historic house
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center Mashantucket New London Native American
Matthew Curtiss House Newtown Fairfield Historic house
Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center Waterbury New Haven Multiple
Merritt Parkway Museum Stratford Fairfield Transportation
Middlebury Historical Society Museum Middlebury New Haven Local
Middlesex County Historical Society Museum Middletown Middlesex Local
Middletown Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Middletown Middlesex Hall of fame- Sports
Milford Historical Museum Milford Fairfield Historic house
Military Historians Museum Westbrook Middlesex Military
Military Museum of Southern New England Danbury Fairfield Military
Mill Hill Historic Park Norwalk Fairfield Open air
Millstone Energy Education Center Waterford New London Science
Monte Cristo Cottage New London New London Historic house
Museum of Andover History Andover Tolland Local
Museum of Connecticut Glass Coventry Tolland Industry - Glass
Museum of Connecticut History Hartford Hartford History
Museum of Fife & Drum Ivoryton Middlesex Music
Museum on the Green Glastonbury Hartford Local
Mystic Seaport Mystic New London Maritime
Nathan Hale Homestead Coventry Tolland Historic house
Nathan Lester House Ledyard New London Historic house
National Helicopter Museum Stratford Fairfield Aviation
Naugatuck Historical Society Museum Naugatuck New Haven Local
Neil's American Dream Museum West Hartford Hartford Collectibles
Nellie E. McKnight Museum Ellington Tolland Historic house
New Britain Industrial Museum New Britain Hartford Industry
New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain Hartford Art
New Britain Youth Museums New Britain Hartford Children's
New Canaan Historical Society Museums New Canaan Fairfield Open air
New England Air Museum Windsor Locks Hartford Aviation
New England Carousel Museum Bristol Hartford Art
New England Center for the Contemporary Arts Brooklyn Windham Art
New England Civil War Museum Rockville Tolland Military
New England Muscle Bicycle Museum Bloomfield Hartford Transportation
New Haven Museum and Historical Society New Haven New Haven Local
New Milford Historical Society and Museum New Milford Litchfield Local
Noah Webster House West Hartford Hartford Historic house
Noden-Reed Park Museum Windsor Locks Hartford Local
Northeast States Civilian Conservation Corps Museum Stafford Springs Tolland History
Northrop House Museum Sherman Fairfield Historic house
Northwest Park Nature Center Windsor Hartford Natural history
Ogden House and Gardens Fairfield Fairfield Historic house
Old Bethlehem Historical Society Museum Bethlehem Litchfield History
Old Lighthouse Museum Stonington New London Local
Old Manchester Museum Manchester Hartford Local
Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine East Granby Hartford Prison
Old State House, Joseph Steward Museum of Oddities and Curiosities Hartford Hartford Multiple
Old Stone Schoolhouse (Farmington, Connecticut) Farmington Hartford Education
Old Store Museum Sherman Fairfield Local
Old Tolland County Courthouse Tolland New London Jail museum
Old Tolland County Jail and Museum Tolland New London Jail museum
Old Town Hall Museum Enfield Hartford Local
Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Windsor Hartford Historic house
Osborne Homestead Museum Derby New Haven Historic house
Pardee Morris House New Haven New Haven Historic house
Peabody Museum of Natural History New Haven New Haven Natural history
Phelps-Hatheway House Suffield Hartford Historic house
Phelps Tavern Museum Simsbury Hartford Historic tavern
Pine Grove Schoolhouse Avon Hartford Education
Plainville Historic Center Plainville Hartford History
Pleasant Valley Schoolhouse Museum South Windsor Hartford Education
Portersville Academy Mystic New London Education
Pratt House Essex Middlesex Historic house
Prudence Crandall Museum Canterbury Windham History
Putnam's Cottage Greenwich Fairfield Historic house
Putnam Elms Brooklyn Windham Historic house
Putnam Memorial State Park Museum Redding Fairfield History
Railroad Museum of New England Thomaston Litchfield Railroad
Revolutionary War Office Lebanon New London Historic house
Rogers Studio and Museum New Canaan Fairfield Historic artist's studio
Roseland Cottage Woodstock Windham Historic house
Ruth Callander House Museum of Portland History Portland Middlesex History
Salem Historical Society and Museum Salem New London History
Salisbury Cannon Museum Lakeville Litchfield History
Savin Rock Museum West Haven New Haven History
Sawmill Park Mill Museum Ledyard New London Historic site
Seven Hearths Kent Litchfield History
Shaw Mansion Museum New London New London Historic house
Sheffield Island Lighthouse Norwalk Fairfield Lighthouse
Shelton History Center Shelton Fairfield History
Sherman Museum of Jewish Civilization West Hartford Hartford Ethnic - Jewish
Shore Line Trolley Museum East Haven New Haven Railroad
Silas Deane House Wethersfield Hartford Historic house
Skitch Henderson Museum New Milford Litchfield Biographical
Stony Creek Museum Branford New Haven History
Slater Memorial Museum and Converse Art Galleryat Norwich Free Academy Norwich New London Art
Sloane-Stanley Museum Kent Litchfield History
Smith-Harris House East Lyme New London Historic house
Solomon Rockwell House Winchester Litchfield Multiple
Somers Historical Society Museum Somers Tolland History
Sono Switchtower Museum Norwalk Fairfield Railroad
SoundWaters Coastal Education Center Stamford Fairfield Nature center
Stafford Historical Society Museum Stafford Springs Tolland History
Stamford Museum and Nature Center Stamford Fairfield Multiple
Stanley-Whitman House Farmington Hartford Historic house
Stanton-Davis Homestead Museum Pawcatuck New London Historic house
Stepping Stones Museum for Children Norwalk Fairfield Children's
Stevens-Frisbie House Cromwell Middlesex Local history
Stone House Deep River Middlesex Historic house
Swain-Harrison House Branford New Haven Historic house
Stone Museum Barkhamsted Litchfield Natural history
Stone-Otis House Orange New Haven Historic house
John and Sarah Strong House Windsor Hartford Historic house
Strong-Porter Museum Coventry Tolland Local history
Tapping Reeve House and Law School Litchfield Litchfield Education
Thankful Arnold House Museum Haddam Middlesex Historic house
Thomas Griswold House Museum Guilford New Haven Historic house
Thomas Lee House and Museum East Lyme New London Historic house
Thomaston Historical Society Museum Thomaston Litchfield History
Thompson Historical Society Museum Thompson Windham History
Timexpo Museum Waterbury New Haven Commodity - Time pieces (Horology)
Tool Museum (New Canaan) New Canaan Fairfield History / Commodity - Tools
Torrington History Museum Torrington Litchfield Local
Tourtelotte Memorial Room Thompson Windham History
Unionville Museum Unionville Hartford Local
U.S. Coast Guard Museum New London New London Maritime
U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum and Library Groton New London Maritime
Vernon Historical Society Museum Vernon Tolland History
Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut Windsor Hartford Technology
Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford Hartford Art
Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Middletown Middlesex Historic house
Wallop School Museum Enfield Hartford Education
Ward-Heitmann House Museum West Haven New Haven History
Waterford Historical Society Museums Waterford New London Open air
Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Wethersfield Hartford Historic house
Weir Farm National Historic Site Wilton Fairfield Art
Wethersfield Museum Wethersfield Hartford History
Wheeler House Westport Fairfield Local history
White Memorial Conservation Center Museum Litchfield Litchfield History
William Benton Museum of Art Storrs Tolland Art
Wilton Historical Society and Heritage Museum Wilton Fairfield History
Windham Textile and History Museum Willimantic Windham History
Windsor Historical Society Museum Windsor Hartford History
Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum Bristol Hartford History
Wolcott Historical Society Museum Wolcott New Haven History
Wood Memorial Library South Windsor Hartford Multiple
Woodstock Historical Society Museum Woodstock Windham History
Yale Center for British Art New Haven New Haven Art
Yale University Art Gallery New Haven New Haven Art