Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

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Bristol, CT, USA

This museum is dedicated solely to horology, which is the history, science and art of timekeeping and timekeepers. . .

Greenwich, CT, USA

The Bruce Museum has art and natural history exhibition space. . .


Kent, CT, USA

This all-volunteer organization operates a museum "dedicated to the preservation, restoration and demonstration of antique machinery from our rich industrial and agricultural past. . ."

Essex, CT, USA

The Connecticut River Museum focuses on the marine environment and maritime heritage of the Connecticut River Valley . . .

Hartford, CT, USA

The Connecticut Science Center is a nine-story museum located on the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut. . .

East Windsor, CT, USA

The Connecticut Trolley Museum is the oldest incorporated museum dedicated to electric railroading in the United States. . .


Hamden, CT, USA

The Eli Whitney Museum is an experimental learning workshop for students, teachers, and families. . .

Kent, CT, USA

The Sloane-Stanley Museum features the studio and antique hand tool collections of Eric Sloane. . .


Essex, CT, USA

Heritage railroad and river boat tours in the Connecticut River Valley. . .

Ledyard, CT, USA

This attraction features a restored water-powered sawmill. . .


Terryville, CT, USA

The Lock Museum of America houses an extensive lock collection. . .

Stratford, CT, USA

The National Helicopter Museum is a non-profit museum focused on the history of the helicopter and aviation industry . . .

Montville, CT, USA

This tourist attraction includes the Dinosaur Place theme park, an antiques marketplace and The Gateway Museum. . .


New Britain, CT, USA

The museum celebrates the industrial history of New Britain. . .

Windsor Locks, CT, USA

The New England Air Museum is an aerospace museum located at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. . .

East Haven, CT, USA

The Shore Line Trolley Museum, located in East Haven, Connecticut, is the oldest operating trolley museum in the United States. . .

Stamford, CT, USA

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is an art, history, nature, and agricultural sciences museum. . .


Groton, CT, USA

The United States Navy Submarine Force Library and Museum is the only submarine museum managed exclusively by the Naval History & Heritage Command division of the US Navy. . .

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