The museum is on the smaller side. Some of the things I thought were interesting like the guns, portraits and other CT things. I thought it was okay. Wished it was bigger but the building it was in was beautiful. There is a guard and you walk through a metal detector.
This is definitely much less than you would expect from the official state history museum of one of the oldest states in the Union. The main attraction is probably the dozens of portraits of Connecticut Governors in the main hall (with the original state charter at the far end). An adjacent room has a lot of guns (gunsmithing is a... 更多
I first visited this museum many years ago on a field trip. I decided to revisit it without being surrounded by 12 year olds :) It is a Saturday in March and I was the only one there. Peaceful . . . . . ahhhhhhhh. The building is absolutely beautiful but on Saturdays one must enter through the rear entrance... 更多
I've been surprised to find so little about the Connecticut history... Hopefully, the Connecticut Constitution was there and some pictures about the African American contribution in some fileds of this State. I liked to see a display of many objects of daily life in the 1950 years... I had a quick look on the large guns's area...But, I would have... 更多
The history of Connecticut is wonderfully shown in all of its glory, bring the past into the present with great art and history as one of the first constitution states! A must see for the whole family!
Bitterly cold and snowing on a Saturday morning, a good time to visit a museum at the State Capitol. Glad I did, very interesting even though it only covers Connecticut. The colt firearms section was excellent showing the development of , mainly handguns from mid 19th century to present day.
Even if you know Connecticut history, there is always something more to learn at this museum. Compactly displayed, this destination... 更多
My wife and I visited the Museum of Connecticut History this past week. I give it two circles not because... 更多