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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! (This excerpt taken from the PEZ Visitor Center website)
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. Written records indicate that a house belonging to Ebenezer Clark of New Haven was on the site in 1725, although the house may have been built as early as 1684. When British troops landed at Savin Rock in July 1779, the house was already at least 50 years old. (This excerpt taken from the Ward-Heitmann House Museum 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)
Boothe Memorial Park & Museum sits on an idyllic, 32 acre site in the north end of Stratford high above the Housatonic River. It was the estate of the Boothe family for many generations and willed to the town in 1949 for the public to enjoy. (This excerpt taken from the Boothe Memorial Park Museum 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)
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)
Visit Osbornedale State Park for a hike or fishing expedition, then relax with a picnic or visit the nearby Osborne Homestead Museum. (This excerpt taken from the Osbornedale State Park website)
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