This category lists sites which present the history of an era or region through collections in museums composed of historic artifacts located in Connecticut.

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Bristol Historical Society
Contains a museum of items made in Bristol, a Sports Hall of Fame and the Memorial Military Museum.
Brookfield Museum and Historical Society
An extended research and learning center in Brookfield featuring a museum, programs, classes, lectures and events.
Canton Historical Museum
Collection of 19th Century memorabilia housed in one of the original Collins Axe Company buildings built in 1865.
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association
Historical and educational museum of agricultural and industrial machinery. Open weekends in the summer. Located in Kent.
Connecticut Trolley Museum
Houses over 70 pieces of rail equipment dating back to 1869. Information on collection, library and special events. Located in East Windsor.
Danbury Museum and Historical Society
Overview plus news and information on events and resources.
The Fire Museum
Located in the 1901 firehouse in Manchester and offering displays of fire fighting equipment and memorabilia ranging from leather fire buckets to early motorized fire apparatus.
Gillette Castle
Former estate of 19th century actor William Gillette and now a house museum run by the State of Connecticuted located in East Haddam.
Knights of Columbus Museum
Historic artifacts about the heritage of Catholicism and the Knights of Columbus. Located in New Haven.
Litchfield History Museum
Features collection of American art and artifacts from the 18th through the 21st centuries. Objects include furniture, paintings, textiles, toys, ceramics, trade signs, and other fine and decorative arts.
The Lock Museum of America
Facebook page of museum that contains the largest collection of locks, keys and ornate hardware in the U.S. Located in the Terryville section of Plymouth.
Manchester Historical Society
Contains a museum of local history, silk and textile industry.
Mark Twain House
Tour the Hartford home where Mark Twain lived and worked from 1874 to 1891, and includes children's activities, events calendar, and a Museum Shop.
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
Tribally owned and operated complex, bringing to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, and serving as a resource on the history of the Tribe, the histories and cultures of other tribes, and the region's natural history.
Merritt Parkway Museum
Illustrates the history of the design and construction of the Merritt Parkway. Located in Stratford.
Military Museum of Southern New England
Offering over 10,000 20th and 21st Century Military and Home Side history artifacts. Provides virtual tour and information on exhibits, group tours, events and gift shop.
Mill Museum - Windham Textile and History Museum
Housed in buildings constructed in 1877 at the Windham Mills complex in Willimantic.
The Museum of Connecticut Glass
History of glassworks and museum, upcoming events, and contact information. Located in Glastonbury.
Museum of Connecticut History
Information on collections, research and resources. Located at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford.
New Canaan Historical Society
Museums include the 1825 Townhouse, Cody Drug Store, the 1764 Hanford-Silliman House, the Tool Museum, the 1799 Rock School, 1878 Rogers Studio & Museum, the Little Red Schoolhouse and Gores Pavillion.
New England Air Museum
Includes details of airplanes on exhibit, hours, admission, events, educational programs, volunteer opportunities and links. Located at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.
New England Carousel Museum
Houses one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the United States. Includes details, events and programs, memberships and contact form. Located in Bristol.
Old Lighthouse Museum
Stonington's lighthouse, active until 1899, is now a museum, with exhibits depicting the lives of Stonington's fishermen and farmers, merchants and shipbuilders, pottery makers, blacksmiths and many other trades.
Revolutionary War Office
18th-century building used by Jonathan Trumbull for convening the Council of Safety during the American Revolution. Located in Lebanon.
Savin Rock Museum
History of Savin Rock, a 100-year-old amusement park in West Haven.
Stony Creek Museum
Exhibits manuscripts, pictures, objects, artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the history of Stony Creek and the Thimble Islands. Events and membership information.
Unionville Museum
Collection features photographs, letters, advertising items, vintage clothing, tools and all other materials either manufactured locally or items owned by residents, past or present. Includes hours, forums, general store and location map.
Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut
Museum displays cover the periods from the mid 1850s up until the dawn of the computer age in the 1970s, including telegraph, recording studio equipment, movie equipment, vacuum tubes and many other items.
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