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Kids museums in Connecticut

Science Museum
The Connecticut Science Center is a nine-story museum located on the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut designed by César Pelli & Ass
The largest maritime museum in the world, Mystic Seaport Museum is home to a collection of historical ships and boats. Along with seacraft, a
Tours from $26
Children’s Museum
Duration: 2 to 6 hours
Get outside and enjoy a fresh sea breeze on the grounds of America's premiere maritime history museum. During the time of the coronavirus pandemic guests are welcome to a safe, slightly modified experience where they can climb aboard tall ships, explore a preservation shipyard where shipwrights restore historic wooden vessels, stroll through heirloom gardens, and relax on a bench overlooking a classic New England riverfront. Most indoor exhibits, with clear social distancing guidelines and a regular cleaning schedules, have been opened for visitors to enjoy. Special themed activities, planetarium programs and music available on weekends.
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Children’s Museum
Stepping Stones Museum for Children is a hands-on children's museum for ages 10 and under located at 303 West Avenue, in the Central section
Children’s Museum
The Children's Museum , West Hartford
The Children's Museum is the oldest and largest museum for children in Connecticut, United States. The museum was founded in 1927 as the Chil

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