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Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine

The site is a National Historic Landmark and a State Archaeological Preserve. The copper mine was in operation from 1705 through the 1750s. Connecticut’s first prison was run from 1773 until 1827.

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The site is a National Historic Landmark and a State Archaeological Preserve. The copper mine was in operation from 1705 through the 1750s. Connecticut’s first prison was run from 1773 until 1827.

The Connecticut Office of Historic Preservation promotes the history and natural history of Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine through exploration and discovery of the site as a copper mine, prison, and 19th and 20th century tourist attraction.

Pricing: $6 adults, children (12 and under) free.

Other Amenities: Groups Welcome, Meeting/Event Facilities

Dates of Operation: May-October

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Location:

115 Newgate Rd.
East Granby, CT 06026

Hours:

Friday 1pm-5pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm, Monday 10am-1pm
Halloween Hours
October 26th 5pm-8pm ONLY
October 27th 4pm-8pm ONLY

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