Museum - A treasure house of collections focusing on
over three centuries of the heritage of the region and the master artists
of Connecticut. The museum houses a 300 seat performing arts center, art
studio classroom, and research library.
Zoo - 52 acres dedicated to wild and wonderful animals
of North and South America.
Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum - The
museum is a regular world of comic strip, cartoon, western, TV and
advertising character memorabilia. In fact it has mementos from just about
every major and minor studio and famous toy manufacturer.
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art - Quarterly
exhibitions, outstanding sculpture garden. Works inlcude paintings,
photography, sculpture, and mixed media.
Railway Museum - Vintage locomotives and other rolling
stock in railroad yard. Restored 1903 Union Station with model railroads,
displays, giftshop, and rides.
Museum of Southern New England - Life-size interior
dioramas with military vehicles and equipment. Large collection of models
and dioramas depicting World War II scenes. Outdoor exhibits of tanks and
Amusement Park - Quassy sits on the south shore of Lake
Quassapaug. On its twenty plus acres, it boasts of twenty-five rides
including The Frog Hopper, The Big Flush Water Coaster, a four abreast
merry-go-round, thrill rides as well as rides for the very young. A sandy
beach provides swimming in a clean, spring-fed lake.
and Historical Society - Situated in downtown Danbury,
the museum preserves the John and Mary Rider House (c. 1785), the Dodd Hat
Shop (c. 1790), the Marian Anderson Studio, and the Charles Ives Birthplace.
Huntington Hall, a modern exhibit building, contains the museum offices and
a research library.
Britain Youth Museum - Farm and exotic animals, wildlife,
trail system, pond, weather station, and gardens; changing exhibits on
science, natural history, geology, and agriculture.
Clock & Watch Museum - Peruse the world's finest
colelction of American clocks. Housed in an 1801 mansion with period garden.
New England Carousel Museum - One of the nation's largest
collections of historic carousel art. A constantly changing panorama of
priceless figurines and memorabilia create a fantasy world filled with
spectacular images poised in flight, frozen in time. Hand carved by European
and American craftsmen, many over a century ago, silent steeds offer an
inspiring insight to the era and the artisans who created them.
Nature Center - The mission of Flanders Nature Center
& Land Trust is to promote the understanding and appreciation of nature,
and supports the conservation, preservation, and management of the natural
resources. The center offers hiking trails, seasonal farm and garden
programs, Christmas tree farm and more.
Compounce - Lake Compounce is the oldest amusement park
in the United States, operating continuously since 1846.