Special Topic Museums Last Updated 6/20
Connecticut has all sorts of unique museums and this year’s Open House Day is bringing their fascinating offerings right to you. From PEZ to trains, to torte law, to carousels museums, here are topics you can explore virtually on June 13th.
The American Clock & Watch Museum will be offering a variety of virtual experiences for the 2020 Connecticut Open House Day including a guided walk through of the museum and its history.
Offering virtual puppet-making workshops and puppet theater performances, which are perfect for young kids.
Watch a fascinating short documentary on P.T. Barnum, offered by Connecticut's historic Barnum Museum (1893) and its story of re-envisioning after the EF1 tornado. The museum continues to restore and re-imagine the iconic destination for new, 21st century audiences, introducing immersive and theatrical storytelling into the galleries. Be one of the first to see the some of the concept art and hear from our Creative Producers at BRC Imagination Arts.
Go on a guided virtual tour of a Service Car and learn about their history.
Whitney Workshop at Eli Whitney Museum allows you to participate in weekly Creative Challenges with supplies that can be picked up at the museum and will be instructed online.
Enjoy the Glass House's extensive content online including a virtual look at the amazing structure through 360 moving pictures that feature panoramic views of The Glass House, a virtual look at the Pavillion in the Pond, a virtual look at the sculpture gallery, virtual look at the Monument to Lincoln Kirstein as well as videos about Philip Johnson's architecture and influence on other designers.
The Mark Twain House & Museum staff invites you to join us via Facebook Live at 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on June 13, 2020, to take a once in a lifetime look at Mark Twain's home, learn some of its secrets, see objects from its collection, and perhaps even meet the man in person.
Visit Mystic Seaport Museum from the comfort of your home with our stories blog. Take a video tour of our watercraft collection, explore the night skies with our planetarium director, or learn about the special tools a shipwight uses, and much more.
Take a virtual tour of the carousel museum and discover videos which discuss the entire history of New England Carousel Museum video archives as well as vintage carousel ride footage.
New England Air Museum is offering virtual 360-degree tours through panoramic photos of the restoration projects and the museum interior.
Palestine Museum U.S. is bringing the museum right to your home with a virtual tour that walks you through the many rooms of the museum and its exhibits.
Woodcock Nature Center is offering self-led nature activities and educational videos for kids of all ages.