Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
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"Since 1955, the theatre has regularly produced 4 Broadway or Off Broadway shows each season and, since 1999, have produced cultural events that reflect the current population of the community. In addition, they have had children's theatre, and original one-act playwriting competitions which brought in playwrights from all over the US, Canada, Australia and England."
(This excerpt taken from Repertory Theatre of New Britain website)
"New Britain products are known round the world and the New Britain Industrial Museum has a collection of these items dating back to 1812. There has long been a need to preserve these artifacts representative of the creativeness and efforts of its people over the generations. The New Britain Industrial Museum ... was formed to appreciate the past as well as to inspire for the future."
(This excerpt taken from New Britain Industrial Museum website)
"With particular strengths in colonial portraiture, the Hudson River School, American Impressionism, and the Ash Can School, not to mention the important mural series The Arts of Life in America by Thomas Hart Benton, the museum relies heavily on its permanent collection for exhibitions and programming, yet also displays a significant number of borrowed shows and work by emerging artists. The singular focus on American art and its panoramic view of American artistic achievement make the New Britain Museum of American Art a significant teaching resource available to the local, regional, and national public."
(This excerpt taken from New Britain Museum of American Art website)
"Hawk's Landing Country Club is a beautiful 18 hole par 70 public golf course located minutes off of I-84 exit 32 in Southington, CT. The course offers spectacular views and is designed for all skill levels."
(This excerpt taken from Hawks Landing Country Club website)
"The round stone observation tower of native trap rock was built by local stone masons in 1900. It stands on East Peak with an elevation of 976 feet. The tower is 32 feet in height and 58 feet in circumference. An interior stairway provides access to the observation deck. On a clear day, an observer may see the Sleeping Giant Mountain Range to the south, and catch a glimpse of New Haven, the glistening water of Long Island Sound, and even the dim profile of Long Island. To the north, the foot hills of the Berkshires in Southern Massachusetts, vicinity of Mt. Tom, are discernible."
(This excerpt taken from Hubbard Park website)
"The Enoch Kelsey House at 1702 Main Street in Newington is an example of the home of a prosperous Connecticut farmer and tinsmith in the late 18th century. Of common design, the home features rare, freehand painted wall decorations, basement to attic paneling, a beehive oven and fireplaces."
(This excerpt taken from Enoch Kelsey House website)
"Stanley Golf Course is a beautiful 27 hole public golf course including a Teaching Academy & 19 station driving range (10 of the range bays are covered) located in New Britain, CT close to major highways."
(This excerpt taken from Stanley Golf Course website)
"The Kellogg-Eddy House was built in 1808. It is a typical New England Georgian-style house with some Greek Revival influences and a good example of the home of an affluent farm family of that era."
(This excerpt taken from Kellogg-Eddy House website)
"If you like dinosaurs, you'll love our 200 million-year-old fossil trackway, interactive exhibits and the chance to cast your own dinosaur footprint to take home."
(This excerpt taken from Dinosaur State Park website)
"Are you ready for the best day ever? Zip, Jump, Climb your way through adventures at Brownstone Park. 14 zip lines, cliff jumping and the ultimate extreme rope swing are all waiting for you to challenge! Learn to Wakeboard. Brownstone offers the only over head cable wakeboard system is New England. There’s always plenty of adventure at Brownstone Park! It’s the perfect place for family summer fun!"
(This excerpt taken from Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park website)