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    Mark Twain House & Museum

    Mark Twain House & Museum

    Ranked #1 overall in Hartford things to do
    9.420 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Very cool. Kind of a middle-school field trip sort of deal, but it makes us Nutmeggers proud that Twain lived in our town. As he said of it: "It is ...

  • 2
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

    Ranked #2 overall in Hartford things to do
    9.813 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesHistory

    Amazing collection in an unlikely location. The Wadsworth houses some of the best art to be expected of a museum of such modest size. It's certainly a must-see for any ...

  • 3
    The Bushnell

    The Bushnell

    Ranked #3 overall in Hartford things to do
    9.312 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesLGBTQ
  • 4
    Bushnell Park

    Bushnell Park

    Ranked #4 overall in Hartford things to do
    9.47 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyGreen

    On sunny days in spring, there is nothing better than setting up a hammock in a park. Bushnell park has loads of space to do just that, and it is ...

  • 5
    Connecticut Science Center

    Connecticut Science Center

    Ranked #5 overall in Hartford things to do
    10.05 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Science Museum
    Popular withFamiliesWellnessStudents

    Family fun!

  • 6
    Old State House, The

    Old State House, The

    Ranked #6 overall in Hartford things to do
    8.76 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    A beautiful structure that was once the political center of Connecticut. Inside the legislative chambers is a whole host of artifacts that detail Hartford's history. Make sure you find your ...

  • 7
    State Capitol & Legislative Office building

    State Capitol & Legislative Office building

    Ranked #7 overall in Hartford things to do
    8.45 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Capitol Building
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    The State Capitol building is a sight to behold!

  • 8
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

    Ranked #8 overall in Hartford things to do
    8.85 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    During the last years of her life Harriet Beecher Stowe, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" author, was Mark Twain's neighbor. A tour of this house earns you discounts at the Twain house. ...

  • 9
    Pulaski Statue

    Pulaski Statue

    Ranked #9 overall in Hartford things to do
    8.73 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withBusinessWellnessVegetarian
  • 10
    Elizabeth Park

    Elizabeth Park

    Ranked #10 overall in Hartford things to do
    8.73 reviews
    Outdoors

    Famous for its glorious rose garden!

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