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2022 CT Open House Day

Posted on June 9, 2022


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

June 11th is Connecticut Open House Day, an all-day event across the state for Connecticut’s museums, attractions and historic sites. Now in its 18th year, over 200 attractions will be participating by offering special events as well as free or discounted admissions.

Visit www.ctvisit.com/ctopenhouseday for more information and a full listing of events.

Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine, East Granby

Experience Connecticut’s deep and dark history, 75 feet underground! On CT Open House Day, Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine will offer free admission for visitors to explore the prison ruins, and join a tour of the abandoned copper mine.

Hilltop Farm, Suffield

Enjoy a game of baseball as it was played in the 1860s at beautiful Hilltop Farm! Join us Saturday at noon when The Westfield Wheelmen play The Bovina Dairymen! Come early and explore the farm!

Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, Windsor

The Osborne Homestead Museum will offer its ever-popular architecture tours from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Kellogg Environmental Center will also provide a bird nest architecture program at 11:00 am for families.

Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut, Windsor

Come experience the history of communications, walk through the decades of development from carrier pigeons through the development of telegraph, the movies, Victrolas, and radio, to the advent of the personal computer. Free Admission.

Windsor Historical Society, Windsor

Celebrate the beginning of the summer season with Open House Day at Windsor Historical Society. The museum and historic Strong Howard House will be open for in-person tours. Visit the special exhibit, Windsor in 1921: The Paradox of Progress, and our gift shop that is full of Windsor gifts, local history books, and our large selection of Black, Latino, and Indigenous history books. Open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., admission is free.

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