Over 80,000 items including toys and character collectibles from 1873 to present; Western, TV and advertising collectibles; cartoon memorabilia; official musuem for Celebriducks, the California Raisin and Gumby; sculpture gallery.
Hours:Wednesday through Saturday, noon-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $5; children age 2 to 12, $3.
17 River StreetEast Haven, CT, 06512Phone: 203-467-6927
The first half of the twentieth century comes to life throughout this large trolley yard and trolley system. Discover the stories behind painted trolleys, check out trolley equipment, and marvel at photos of days long past. See a full description on our Historic Homes & Sites page.
The YCBA houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom, encompassing works in a range of media from the Elizabethan period to the present day. It offers exhibitions and programs year-round, including lectures, concerts, films, symposia, tours, and family events. Museum Hours: Tues–Sat, 10am–5pm; Sun, Noon–5pm. Museum Shop hours: Mon–Sat, 10am–5pm; Sun, Noon–5pm. Free and open to the public.
Museum focusing on Eli Whitney's life, his inventions and his legacy. In addition to historic exhibits, the museum also holds a water learning lab and outdoor study areas. The barn, built in 1816, is the site of special events throughout the year. Fall/Winter Hours: From Labor Day to Memorial Day - Saturdays 10am - 3pm and Sunday 10am - 3pm. Spring/Summer Hours: From Memorial Day to Labor Day - Saturdays & Sundays 11am - 4pm. Water Learning Lab is open on the weekends from May through October. Admission: There is no charge for admission. There is a fee of $5-$18 to build Walk In Projects.
Interactive, innovative and inclusive museum with eight rooms of hands-on exhibits, observation bee hive, the Great Green Room from Goodnight Moon, and a pint-size post office. Hours: Saturday & Sunday, Noon - 5pm. Admission is $10.