Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum is America's oldest public art museum and the New Britain Museum of American Art is the nation's oldest museum of strictly American art. And that's just for starters.
Arts, science, culture, really cool toys - Connecticut's children's museums have all that and more. So suit them up for a day of learning, playing and exploring.
Connecticut has the largest maritime museum in North America, the historic homes of literary giants, and dozens of other historic sites and small museums.
From Dinosaur State Park, home to one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America, to the sharks of the Mystic Marinelife Aquarium, Connecticut has enough science to keep you thinking.