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Special Events & Programs

Program registration is processed on a first come first served basis. You may register by phone, (860) 677-9222, in person, by mail or online. Payment options are credit card, check, or cash. Your membership must be current at the time the program meets in order to receive the member discount. Museum staff reserves the right to cancel classes for insufficient enrollment. You will be notified at least three working days in advance if a program is cancelled. Cancellations with at least forty-eight hours notice will receive a refund.

Collection for the Prudence Crandall Center

 Date: 6/1/2017
 Starting Time: 9:00:00 AM
 Ending Time: 4:00:00 PM

Throughout the month of June, the museum welcomes donations of needed items for the Prudence Crandall Center of New Britain, a safe house for families who are dealing with domestic abuse. Needed items this year include some "fun in the sun" as well as necessities:

New bathing suits in all sizes + beach towels

Outdoor & beach toys (such as sprinklers & slip n' slides)

Sunscreen & new sun-blocking hats for children

New summer clothing for children of all sizes

Cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, sponges, dish detergent, sponges, brooms, mops & buckets, air fresheners

New bedding: pillows, twin sheets &comforters

New bath towels

Cooking & eating: pots & pans, baking pans, silverware


Donations can be dropped off at the museum during public hours: Wednesday-Frday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 pm.