Connecticut Open House Day is a time to celebrate the state and it will be here soon.
June 8 is Connecticut Open House Day and there are many opportunities to explore areas of the state that are unfamiliar or revisit the cities and towns you love.
More than 150 attractions, museums, galleries and organizations will participate this year, from Ashford to Woodbury, and offer free or discounted admission, giveaways, hands-on activities and more.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will celebrate Harriet Beecher Stowe’s birthday with free admission and several family activities.
The New England Carousel Museum in Bristol is offering free admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The PEZ Visitor Center in Orange is offering free admission and PEZ girl and PEZ candy tablet mascot will greet guests throughout the day with additional surprise.
The Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry in Storrs is offering free guided tours of the current exhibitions at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
KidsPlay Children’s Museum in Torrington is offering half-price admission from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Some restaurants and vineyards are also offering deals.