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Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 06877
Larry Aldrich purchased the historic building to contain his growing collection of art in 1964. The building was nicknamed "Old Hundred" because it served as a grocery and hardware store from 1783 to 1883 and as Ridgefield's first post office.

Connecticut State Capitol

Connecticut State Capitol
Hartford, Connecticut, 06106
The Connecticut State Capitol houses the State Senate and House of Representatives, as well as the offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of the State, and several legislative leaders.

Goodspeed Opera House

Goodspeed Opera House
East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, 06423
The Opera House was originally built by a local merchant and banker, William Goodspeed. The theater itself is actually located on the top two floors of the building making for interesting and sometimes difficult scenery and show load-ins.

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, 06105
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark that was once the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Stowe lived in this house for the last 23

Lake Compounce Amusement Park

Lake Compounce Amusement Park
Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, 06010
Opened in 1846, Lake Compounce Amusement Park is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in the United States. The amusement park also has a beach and a waterpark which can be enjoyed by guests for no extra charge.

Mark Twain House

Mark Twain House
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, 06105
The Mark Twain House and Museum was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) from 1874 to 1891. The author wrote several of his famous books here including Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The home is in the

Old State House

Old State House
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, 06103
Completed in 1796, the building was the state capitol until 1878. Exhibits focus on the history of Hartford and important events in Connecticut history.. The third floor of the building houses the Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities.

TD Banknorth Sports Center

TD Banknorth Sports Center
Hamden, Connecticut
Quinnipiac University's state-of-the-art sports center opened on January 27, 2007. It consists of two arenas, one for basketball and the other for ice hockey. The building was one of the first constructed for the York Hill Campus.

United States Coast Guard Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, New London County, Connecticut, 06320
The United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) is the smallest of the five federal service academies. The academy provides education to future Coast Guard officers in one of eight major fields of study. It was established in 1876.

Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut, 06520
This famous and prestigious university was founded in 1701 as the Collegiate School. It is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and is a member of the Ivy League.

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Top 10 Most Popular Connecticut Landmarks

  1. Connecticut State Capitol
  2. Mark Twain House
  3. Yale University
  4. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
  5. Old State House
  6. Harriet Beecher Stowe House
  7. TD Banknorth Sports Center
  8. New Britain Museum of American Art
  9. Lake Compounce Amusement Park
  10. Neighborhood Music School

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