111 Berlin Rd.
Cromwell, CT 06416
Phone: (860) 635-4100
Fax: (860) 632-9546
111 Berlin Rd., Cromwell, CT, US, 06416
- Phone: (860) 635-4100
- Fax: (860) 632-9546
Arts & Museums
Have fun at this family nature centerfeaturing farm and exotic animals, wildlife, and a trail system.
Academy Hall, located in Rocky Hill, is a longstanding educational establishment. It was built in 1803 in a Federal style and retains most of its architectural charm. In 1977, the Rocky Hill Historical Society transformed it into the Academy Hall Museum. It features interesting exhibitions of artifacts, images and memorabilia on the local history and culture, as well as a genealogical library. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Solomon Goffe House is a historic building that is an important landmark of the Meriden region. Erected in 1711, it is one of the foremost houses and is still intact and well-preserved. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it now serves as living museum.
This beautiful house known as the Enoch Kelsey House is a house of the farmer. Consisting of free hand paintings, basement to attic paneling, a beehive oven and a fireplace, this house has been serving as a great museumwhere the people enjoy a great view of the historic home with it's ravishing interiors.
Enjoy exhibits of products manufactured from the past to the present including collections of Stanley Works, Landers, North & Judd, American Hardware, and Fafnir Bearing.
Museum with various exhibits of Americana including different cultures, children's artifacts, circus miniatures, and dolls.
The New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) is a lovely regional art museum, just nine miles (14 kilometers) south of Hartford. There are over 6000 artworks at this museum, ranging from painting to photography by some of the United States' preeminent artists, such as Mary Cassatt, Georgia O'Keefee, Andy Warhol, Edward Hopper and John Singer Sargent. Saturdays from 10a until noon there is free admission for all visitors.
The Kellogg-Eddy House or Gen. Martin Kellogg House was built in 1808 by Captain Martin Kellogg for his son and daughter-in-law. The historic home sports a Georgian style of architectural design, a feature of the era that it was established in. Enlisted a part of the US National Register of Historic Places in 1987, the house is now operated by Newington Historical Society. Open for visits on Sundays between 1p and 3p, the site makes for an interesting visit.
Built in 1752, the Joseph Webb House is a historic Georgian-style house in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Joseph Webb, a renowned and successful merchant built this home post his marriage to Mehitabel Nott in 1749. It was the venue of a vital five-day military conference that was held during the American Revolutionary War. The house has an enormous history. After Joseph sold it in 1790, it was purchased by a group of entrepreneurs to start off a library. Further, it underwent extensive refurbishment and Wallace Nutting installed painted murals to open it as a sales area and studio. A visit is a great deal of a historic experience.
Located to the east of Wethersfield, the Buttolph-Williams House is one of the oldest structures in the city. Established in 1711, this house was constructed in the Puritan style. Its facade features wooden clap boards and casement windows with diamond shaped panes. The house was renovated in the 1940s by Frederick C. Palmer, who restored it to its former glory. Managed by the Connecticut Landmarks, Buttolph-Williams House opened as a museum in 1951. Elizabeth George Speare's historical fiction The Witch of Blackbird Pond, was set around this house, making it a popular visitation spot amongst fans of this novel.
The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in historic Wethersfield is a collection of 18th-century homes that are National Historic Landmarks. The Webb House was built in 1752 and its claim to fame is as a resting place of George Washington during the Revolutionary War. The Deane House was built for an American diplomat to France's family during the War. Visits are only available from May 1 to October 31; however, there are special weekend hours in April and November. Call ahead for varying dates.
The Trash Museum in Hartford lets you take recycling and reusing to the extreme! This one-of-a-kind museum informs visitors of the history of garbage removal as well as watch live feed of the CRRA's recycling program.