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East Haven, CT
(range: < 1 mile)
The Shore Line Trolley Museum, its collection of street railway vehicles, and the existing mile and a half long segment of the Branford Electric Railway are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Branford Electric Railway Historic District. (This excerpt taken from the Shore Line Trolley Museum website)
For a brief 73 years light beams from the lighthouse at Lighthouse Point extended welcoming, comforting arms to ships and sailors returning from voyages from the four corners of the world. Today the beacon from the New Haven Light House at Lighthouse Point is dark, but the tower remains, greeting ships from around the world to New Haven. The New Haven Lighthouse at Lighthouse Point in New Haven is located at the Eastern point of New Haven Harbor.  (This excerpt taken from the Lighthouse Point Park website)
New Haven's Tony, Pulitzer Prize & Obie Award-winning regional theatre known for incubating insightful plays that regularly transfer to Broadway. (This excerpt taken from the Long Wharf Theatre 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 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)
A natural history museum in New Haven, Connecticut. Information about visiting the museum, upcoming events, exhibits, viewing the collections, education opportunities, supporting the museum, history of the museum, and products and shopping from the museum store. (This excerpt taken from the Peabody Museum of Natural History website)
The Yale Center for British Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The Center’s collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, rare books, and manuscripts present the story of British art and culture, and its global contexts, from the fifteenth century to today.  (This excerpt taken from the Yale Center for British Art website)
The Yale Collection of Musical Instruments is committed to fostering an understanding and appreciation of musical instruments from all cultures and periods. One of the foremost institutions of its kind, the Collection acquires, preserves, and exhibits musical instruments from antiquity to the present, and showcases restored examples in demonstrations and live performances.  (This excerpt taken from the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments website)
The Yale University Art Gallery collects, preserves, studies, and presents art in all media, from all regions of the globe and across time. The museum’s exceptional collection—numbering nearly 300,000 objects—is the core of its identity. It sustains and catalyzes all we do. (This excerpt taken from the Yale University Art Gallery website)
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New Haven, CT
(range: 3 miles)
As a world-class venue for the performing arts, the Shubert Theatre will be the center of a thriving regional cultural scene. Through its community outreach and collaborations, the Shubert will be a leader in making New Haven a national model for the importance of the arts in communities. (This excerpt taken from the Shubert Theater website)
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