Destinations to Visit During Connecticut Open House Day

The states 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day is Saturday, June 9 and over 240 tourist destinations in Connecticut will offer special discounts and promotions.

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General David Humphreys House in Ansonia is offering free admission from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Learn more about the 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day.
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The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport is offering free admission from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. along with free Barnum bookmarks, guided tours, post cards and red noses.
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New England Carousel Museum in Bristol is having free admission between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
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At Collinsville Canoe & Kayak in Canton visitors will receive half off rentals between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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At the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam you can enjoy free tours of the historic Victorian theater which was built in 1876. Learn more about the 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day.
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Connecticut River Expeditions - RiverQuest
Connecticut River Expeditions - RiverQuest in Haddam will take you on a special 40-minute cruise for $5 for all ages. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and when RiverQuest meets capacity they will leave the dock. The last boat departs at 12:30 p.m. It's a first come, first serve, and no reservations will be accepted.Cash only.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford is offering free admission between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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The Mark Twain House in Hartford will reduce their admission from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford will have free admission fom 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Lutz Children's Museum in Manchester will offer free admission from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with "Touch-a-Truck" where visitors can climb inside big trucks and heavy equipment. Learn more about the 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day.
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The HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket is located on the rooftop of the Fox Tower. It's open from noon until midnight and Connecticut residents can ride on the zipline for $49. Arrive a mile away at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. They're open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are offering 20 percent off general admission and free educational demonstrations from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar is open from 11:00 a.m. until midnight. Connecticut residents receive 10 percent off of food. You must have a valid Connecticut ID.
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Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort in Middlefield will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will offer 10 percent off on all passes.
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Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium is offering $6 off general admission when you mention Connecticut Open House Day at the admission gate. This offer is good up to four guests.
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EverWonder Children's Museum in Newtown will have half off admission from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Learn more about the 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day.
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Yale Center for British Art in New Haven is open between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. They're offering a free introductory tour at 11:00 a.m., a tour of the special exhibition "Celia Paul at 1:00 p.m., and an architecture tour at 3:00 p.m. You can also get 10 percent off visitor's entire purchase at the Museum Shop.
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Monte Cristo Cottage in New London is giving free tours, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., of the home of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill.
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Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland are open from noon until 6:00 p.m. and offering 10 percent off on all passes.
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The Dinosaur Park in Rocky Hill is giving free admission between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Learn more about the 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day.
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The Torrington Library will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with a Mural Scavenger Hunt. The first 150 people who finish will receive tickets to the "Strawberry Patch Ride" at the Strawberry Festival. There will also be self guided tours and giveaways. The Torrington Historical Society is offering free admission from noon until 4:00 p.m. with self-guided tours as well.
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Noah Webster House
During Connecticut Open House Day, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society will offer free admission from noon to 4 p.m. Stroll through the historic birthplace of founding father, educator, author and lexicographer, Noah Webster. Bring the kids and let them feel what it was like to grow up during the 18th century by playing in the museum’s interactive Noah’s Discovering Learning Center play space.
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A space suit made in Connecticut is on display at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks. It'll be open on Connecticut Open House Day between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission will be free from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
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