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The Museum of Connecticut History at The Connecticut State Library
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Welcome to the Museum of Connecticut History 


spotlight icon Spotlight on Exhibits:

At the Museum of Connecticut History, you'll find exhibits that trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation. The Museum focuses on Connecticut's government, industrial and military history.

To learn more about Museum collections & exhibits, follow the links in our "Spotlight on Exhibits". You may also want to check out these special resources related to the Museum, programs and exhibits:

The Museum of Connecticut History is a part of the Connecticut State Library.

Connecticut Invents Blog:

Connecticut Invention of the Day: It’s Pothole Season!
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Connecticut Invention of the Day: “Turning Darkness into Light”
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Connecticut Invention of the Day: Creepy Cool
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The Museum is part of the Connec

The Museum is part of the Connecticut State Library.
Admission is free

Museum of Connecticut History, Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 [Directions/Parking]

Tel: 860-757-6535, Fax: 860-757-6521
Museum Administrator: Dean Nelson

Museum Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday:
 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The Library and Museum are closed on Sundays, State Holidays & Saturdays when a holiday observance is on a Friday or Monday.


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