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Orange, Connecticut
PEZ Visitor Center

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Located in Orange, CT

Come see and experience the PEZ brand in person. Over 4,000 square feet dedicated to all things PEZ! See the largest, most comprehensive collection of PEZ memorabilia on public display in the world, PEZ motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers, the world's largest PEZ dispenser, viewing area into our production area, PEZ trivia game, retail area, interactive historical time line and much more. Learn about the brand that has been inspiring and innovating since 1927!

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Family Attraction Tour
Ward-Heitmann House Museum

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Located in West Haven, CT (3 miles from Orange)

The Ward-Heitmann House is the oldest surviving structure in West Haven, Connecticut and may be the oldest within the original boundaries of New Haven Colony. During its 300-year history, a number of families have lived in the house. Their life stories represent a microcosm of West Haven, Connecticut and New England history.

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Historic Museum
General David Humphreys House

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Located in Ansonia, CT (4 miles from Orange)

The Humphreys House is the birthplace of the Revolutionary War officer and friend of George Washington who later became our nation's first ambassador. 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.

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Museum Historic
Boothe Memorial Park Museum

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Located in Stratford, CT (5 miles from Orange)

The museum maintains a collection of buildings including a carriage house, Americana Museum, miniature lighthouse and windmill, a clocktower museum, a trolley station, a chapel and a blacksmith shop. There are beautiful flower gardens and ponds located on the property.

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Museum Historic Gardens
Yale University Visitor Center

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Located in New Haven, CT (5 miles from Orange)

Yale's roots can be traced back to the 1640s, when colonial clergymen led an effort to establish a college in New Haven to preserve the tradition of European liberal education in the New World. Today, Yale has matured into one of the world's great universities. The Mead Visitor Center is the front door of the University and welcomes its visitors from around the world. Drop by for information about Yale or to take a guided tour led by Yale College undergraduates.

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Historic Tour
Connecticut Childrens Museum

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Located in New Haven, CT (5 miles from Orange)

Children need a place of their own where they can experience the magic and wisdom of learning at their own pace by interacting with exhibits that are full of whimsy and wisdom, in spaces built to their size and specifications. Families need a place of full of color, joy and community where they can play and learn together. The Connecticut Children's Museum is designed to be such a place.

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Museum Family Attraction
Yale Center for British Art

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Located in New Haven, CT (5 miles from Orange)

Presented to the university by Paul Mellon (Class of 1929), the Yale Center for British Art houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The collection of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts reflects the development of British art life, and thought from the Elizabethan period onward.

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