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Specialty Museum Connecticut to Manchester

 
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  Connecticut
Bridgeport
Captain's Cove Seaport
1 Bostwick Ave
Bridgeport CT   06605
Phone 
203 335-1433
Web Site http://shakti.trincoll.edu/~jconstan/hmsrose/home.html
Description  Replica HMS Rose, part of the British fleet
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship

 

 

Connecticut
Bristol
American Clock and Watch Museum
100 Maple Street
Bristol CT  06010
Phone 
850 583-6070
Web Site http://www.clockmuseum.org/
E-mail  mailto:info@clockmuseum.org
Description  more than 1000 clocks and 1000 watches, in 1801 Lewis House & two 20th century additions
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Field of Study/Science Facility  Horology
Collection A-F  Clocks
Collection N-Z  Watches

New England Carousel Museum
95 Riverside Avenue, Rt 72
Bristol CT  06010
Phone 
860 314-0483
Alt Phone  860 585-5411
Web Site  http://www.thecarouselmuseum.com/
E-mail  mailto:info@thecarouselmuseum.com
Description  collection of antique carousel pieces, restoration, operated Bushnell Park Carousel
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Building Type  Carousel

Witch's Dungeon Classic Horror Museum
90 Battle Street
Bristol CT   06010
Phone 
860 583-8306
Web Site  www.witchsdungeon.org
Description  life-size recreations of famous movie horror figures
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Movies

 
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Cheshire
 
Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum
 
1188 Highland Avenue (Rte 10)
 
Cheshire  CT   06410 
 
Phone   203 699-3822
 
Web Site  http://www.barkermuseum.com/page.asp?PGNM=3
 
Description  mass culture collectibles
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Industry /Profession Advertising
 
Collection A-F Cartoons
 
New or Updated:  6/7/2004

Connecticut
Coventry
Connecticut Museum of Glass
John Turner House, North River Road
PO Box 315
Coventry CT  06238
Phone
Web Site 
www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/5122
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection G-M  Glass

Connecticut
East Windsor
Connecticut Fire Museum
58 North Road
PO Box 297
East Windsor CT  06088
Phone
860 623-4732
Web Site www.ctfiremuseum.org
E-mail  mailto:information@ctfiremuseum.org
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting

  CT

  Groton

  U.S.Navy Submarine Force Museum

  Naval Submarine Base New London

  Groton CT         06349    

  Phone   860 694-3174

  Web Site  http://www.ussnautilus.org/

  Toll Free  800 343-0079

  Description  submarine and mini-subs, home of USS Nautilus, free admission & parking

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Ship

  Industry /Profession Naval

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:           12/12/2005

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  Hartford

  Menczer Museum of Medicine & Dentistry

  230 Scarborough Street

  Hartford                       CT           06105    

  Phone   860 236-5613

  Web Site  http://library.uchc.edu/hms/menczer.html

  Description  medicine & dentistry, Anesthesia collection related to Horace Wells, nine rooms & 20  display cases of medical & dental artifacts

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Hartford Medical Society

  New or Updated:             12/8/2005

 

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  Hartford

  Museum of American Political Life

  U of Hartford

  200 Bloomfield Avenue

  Hartford                      CT           06117    

  Phone   860 768-4090

  Web Site  http://www.hartford.edu/polmus/exhibits.html

  Description  over 60,000 items political memorabilia

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:             12/7/2005

 

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Connecticut
Ivoryton
Company of Fifers and Drummers -- Museum
62 North Main Street
PO Box 277
Ivoryton CT  06442
Phone 
860 767-2237
Alt Phone  860 399-6519
Web Site   www.fifedrum.com/thecompany/
E-mail  mailto:companyhq@companyoffifeanddrum.org?cc=scifaldi@erols.com
Description  marching to music from the Revolution til now
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Music
Research /Reading  Library
Owner/Operator:  Company of Fifers & Drummers


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Connecticut
Madison
Allis-Bushnell House
853 Boston Post Road
Madison CT 06443
Phone
203 245-4567
Web Site
http://www.cttourism.org/detail.cfm?ID=84
Description
once occupied by Cornelius Bushnell, sponsor of the SS Monitor
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection G-M Models
Era 1785
Owner/Operator: Madison Historical Society
Last changed: 03/08/2003

 

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  Manchester

  CT Firemen's Historical Society

  230 Pine Street

  Manchester CT  06040    

  Phone   860 649-9436

  Web Site  www.ci.manchester.ct.us/fire/CtHxFSc/CtHxFSc2.htm

  E-mail  bobby@ci.manchester

  Description  from leather fire buckets to early motorized equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Building Type   Fire House

  Industry /Profession Firefighting

  Owner/Operator:  CT Firemen's Historical Society Inc

  New or Updated:  2/6/2005

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