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Located inside Jordan’s Furniture in New Haven, CT, It Adventure Ropes Course offers offers plenty of room for birthdays, celebrations and large groups, as well as endless adventurous activities for guests of all ages to explore. Get active and make lasting memories while challenging yourself on our many heart pumping attractions! (This excerpt taken from the It Adventure Ropes Course website)
Laurel View Country Club is a 18 hole public golf course in Hamden, Connecticut. The course first opened in 1969, and was designed by Geoffrey Cornish. (This excerpt taken from the Laurel View Country Club website)
Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name, and make it a distinguishing feature on Connecticut's skyline (This excerpt taken from the Sleeping Giant State Park website)
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds one of the largest and most dynamic collections of rare books and manuscripts in the world. Its holdings draw hundreds of scholars, artists, and critics from around the world to the reading room each year. Thousands of students from Yale and beyond learn about the history of human thought through hands-on sessions with original artifacts in the Beinecke classrooms. Each year, new acquisitions build on the collections’ strengths and establish new areas of excellence, affording opportunities for interdisciplinary research, scholarly exploration, creativity, and intellectual exchange. (This excerpt taken from the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library website)
The Humphreys House is the birthplace of the Revolutionary War officer and friend of George Washington who later became our nation's first ambassador. It serves as the Society's headquarters, as well as home of our unique Day in 1762 Program. More than just a wonderful interactive tool for educating our region's children, the Humphreys House is also a museum dedicated to its famous resident and the community he called home. (This excerpt taken from the General David Humphreys House website)
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Hamden, CT
(range: 7 miles)
The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop is an experimental learning workshop for students, teachers, and families. We collect, interpret, and teach experiments that are the roots of design and invention. (This excerpt taken from the Eli Whitney Museum website)
Take in the views of New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound from the top of West Rock. (This excerpt taken from the West Rock Ridge State Park website)
Yale College students provide a glimpse into the history and architecture of the University. The tours start at the Yale Visitor Center at 149 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06511. Hear about Yale’s rich 300-year history and aspects of student life at several of Yale’s fourteen residential colleges. The tour also includes the Gothic Sterling Memorial Library, Yale’s largest, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  (This excerpt taken from the Yale University Visitor Center website)
The Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum in Cheshire, Connecticut is a unique institution, as it is one of the most complete expressions of an American childhood through the ages. The Museum houses the personal collection of Gloria and Herbert Barker, an assembling of almost 80,000 items that took over forty years to create.. (This excerpt taken from the Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum website)
The Connecticut Children's Museum building houses three programs, interwoven in purpose and philosophy: Creating Kids Child Care Center, Creating Curriculum Child Care Provider Training Program and the Connecticut Children's Museum itself. Each is inspired by the Theory of Multiple Intelligences, articulated by Harvard psychologist, Howard Gardner. This is a rich and resourceful, cutting edge educational theory, which recognizes the multiplicity of children's intelligences and honors the different ways children learn. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Childrens Museum website)
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