Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

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Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
Mashantucket Pequot Museum

General Info

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
110 Pequot Trail, PO Box 3180
Mashantucket, CT, 06339-3180, US
P: 800- 411-9671
Website: http://www.pequotmuseum.org/

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General Overview

This state-of-the-art museum shares the culture and natural history of Native New England. Visitors are taken on an 18,000 year journey up to present day through interactive exhibits, including a life-size 16th c. Pequot village, films, live performances, and special programs. An 18-story observation tower provides views of surrounding countryside. Guided tours, enrichment programs, and craft workshops offered to groups. Handicapped accessible. Restaurant, gift shop, ample parking.

Special Collections and Exhibits

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center has well over 2,000 Native American objects in its collections, primarily from the northeastern region of North American, and especially New England. These objects illustrate the continuing artistic and cultural traditions of Native peoples in the Eastern Woodlands from the 1600s to present.

Hours of Operation and Special Fees

Fees
Adults (age 16 to 54) – $15.00
Seniors (55 & Older) – $13.00
Children (6-15) – $10.00
Children under 6 – Free
Group Visits (10 or more with reservations) – $13.00/person. Group sales are by reservation by calling (860) 396-6839.
Student Groups – $8.00 per child and adult with 1:10 ratio of adults to children. Additional adults are $11.00 each.

Hours:
Open Wednesday-Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm, last admission at 4 pm.
The museum is closed Sunday-Tuesday.
Closed on the 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

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