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Family-run since 1881 this is the last steam-powered cider mill in New England. Clyde's recently received a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark Award. Fresh cider is made daily during the Fall. Clyde's is also a bonded winery producing hard ciders and apple wines. Open seasonally seven days a week. Handicapped accessible. Historic site. Fun for children.
The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is an interactive hands-on educational opportunity for the children in your life. We engage encourage and challenge children up through Grade 5 in the arts sciences safety & health and culture & history. Visit the Health Discovery Center climb ino the kids' clubhouse pilot a fishing boat then head to Captain Scott's Fish Market. Explore Toddler Land with your infants and toddlers. Don't miss the Global Village a celebration of diverse cultural heritage. Would-be builders create wonders in the construction exhibit. Our outdoor garden "X Play-Nation Park" delights youngsters with giant chimes whale drum echo tube dino dig climbing wall pond exhibit and more! The Museum has live critters art & crafts a pipe organ a real 2-person research submarine in yet another outdoor space and many more exhibits!
The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center established in 1946 is a non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling its mission: to inspire and nurture appreciation of the natural world and foster a personal environmental ethic. They are a combination wildlife sanctuary visitor attraction and educational facility. The center features all new exhibits highlighting the habitats and wildlife of southeastern Connecticut as well as eight miles of trails that wind through a beautiful 300-acre wooded preserve. Through natural history exhibits educational classes and outreach programs we seek to educate visitors of all ages about the unique interrelationships of animals plants and non-renewable resources.
Enjoy a 2 1/2 hour narrated journey through the scenic Connecticut River Valley aboard the only Steam Train & Riverboat connection in the country! Make any occasion special aboard the Essex Clipper Dinner Train.
Art history and landscape meet in one remarkable place. The museum features an outstanding collection of early 20th Century artists offering visitors the chance to see their paintings in the context of the Connecticut landscape and village where many of the works were created.
This world-class gaming facility has over 6500 slots hundreds of table games keno race book and the only high stakes bingo and poker in New England. You’ll also find a variety of restaurants specialty shops and a 1500 seat showroom hosting headline entertainment and live boxing.
The museum documents the development of submarines from David Bushnell's Turtle constructed in 1776 to the Navy's modern submarines. It is the Navy's official submarine museum. Visitors can tour the NAUTILUS the first nuclear-powered submarine. There is a bus and R/V parking and a picnic area that has seating for up to 50. The museum has a gift shop. Admission and parking are free. Reservations are required for groups larger than 25.
Youngsters from six week to 12 years will never want to leave the fun at Kids Quest. Located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun Retail Promenade our children's center features licensed supervised child care professionals who know what bona fide playing is! While here your children will have the time of their lives in Barbieland Construction Quarry and the Kids Quest Recording Studio or crawling through tunnels and tubes climbing up ladders and spilling down chutes. They also feature Techno Quest an arcade with the best Sony Sega Nintendo and Microsoft have to offer at no extra cost. The Cyber Quest arcade offers only the best in entertainment. The center is well-lit professionally supervised and offers the latest and greatest games.
Journey back in time to discover the native and natural history of Southeastern Connecticut. Exhibits include life-size dioramas historic artifacts art films and interactive media including a 22000 square foot Pequot village.
Until now a place like MGM Grand at Foxwoods only existed in your dreams. A place where beauty surrounds you your senses are heightened and there’s no telling what could happen next. There’s something exciting at every turn. We invite you to join us as we open our doors and enter into a world of possibility and adventure. We guarantee it will be an experience like no other.
Owned by the Mohegan Tribe this casino is one of the largest most distinctive and spectacular entertainment gaming shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York Boston Hartford and Providence and is located 15 minutes from the museums antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.
Encounter ocean animals in an exciting new way. Experiene Birds of the Outback an exciting new interactive exhibit for this summer only - opens May 3. Reach in and touch a ray go beak to nose with a penguin and feel the splash of a beluga whatle. Come visit a wonderful variety of animals from beluga whales to Stellar sea lions African penguins blue tongued skinks and more. Be sure to visit the newest additions to our aquarium; two penguin chicks and a California sea lion up named Boomerang. Take a ride on the new XD Motion Theater Deep Sea 3D. Dive into the deep with the world's only exhibits based on Dr. Robert Ballard's expeditions. Come see Mr. Ballard's new exhibit "Exploring Your National Marine Sanctuaries" which takes you live into some of our National Marine Sanctuaries where you will discover shipwrecks and see colorful corals without having to leave the Aquarium!
The Museum of America and the Sea is the nation's leading maritime museum. Explore American maritime history firsthand as you climb aboard historic tall ships stroll through a re-created 19th century coastal village or watch our working preservation shipyard in action. Handicapped accessible.
The first completely solar powered winery in New England this 40 acre vineyard is located in the Salmon River Watershed area with a breathtaking 35 mile view of the New England countryside. The fruit is hand picked. The vineyard benefits from the unique microclimate of the hills of New London County just 15 miles from Long Island Sound and is able to grow classic European varietals. It has also been certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a natural bird and wildlife habitat.
Wine tastings are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or take a conducted tour of a working winery at 2 p.m. daily and learn how wine is made. There are sales of wine and related items in the gift shop and art gallery which displays the works of regional artists. This is a delicious and educational experience for the whole family.
Nature's Art - nicknamed "The Dinosaur Place" - is the home to an educational and fun family experience. Be greeted in the parking lot by "Monty" a 31 foot long Tyrannosaurus rex and let the adventure begin! Enjoy hands-on activities in the Activity Center: search for your own gems and crystals in the Jackpot Mine; pan for "gold" in Thunder Creek - the treasure you find are yours to keep! Unearth dinosaur skeletons in the Bone Zone and bring home a genuine fossil collection. Select a geode that is millions of years old and be the first to see the wonder hidden inside. See life-sized prehistoric creatures in the Fossil gallery. Marvel at the incredible collection of minerals and crystals from around the world. The world-class gift shop offers jewelry distinctive gifts and a fabulous collection of educational toys. Made to order lunches beverages and desserts are available in the Cobalt Cafe. Visit the outdoor Dinosaur Crossing a mile and a half of ourdoor nature trails with over 20 life-sized dinosaur sculptures. Group rates available.
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