The Museum of Connecticut History, located in the Connecticut State Library, offers visitors exhibits that trace the growth of the state and its role in the development of the nation. The museum focuses on Connecticut's government, industrial and military history. Exhibits include Colt fire arms, portraits of Connecticut governors and the Mitchelson coin collection. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.
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