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Date

Aug 25 2023
Expired!

Time

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

Free
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“Then and Now” Family Day Tours

Come learn about government and architecture “then” and “now” when you tour the Connecticut State Capitol and Connecticut’s Old State House this summer.

Activities offered:

  • Guided tours of the Connecticut State Capitol will be offered at 10:15, 11:15, and 1:15. Explore the Capitol as it is now and learn what the government was like when it first opened in 1878.
  • Enjoy structured interpretation at Connecticut’s Old State House anytime between 10 am and 5 pm (last entry is at 4 pm). Learn more about government and architecture from over 200 years ago.
  • Explore the Old State House Farmer’s Market from 10 am – 2 pm
  • Listen to live music from Sound Pipers at Old State House’s West patio from 12-1 pm.
  • Guided tours of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument Arch in Bushnell Park will be offered from 12 – 1 pm.
  • Complete a scavenger hunt of Bushnell Park, the Capitol, and the Old State House. Come see us at Capitol Room 101 and Old State House Main Desk with your completed scavenger hunts for a prize!

Location

Connecticut State Capitol
210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT, USA

Organizer

Connecticut Capitol Information and Tours
Phone
(860) 240-0222
Email
Capitol.Tours@cga.ct.gov
Website
https://my.lwv.org/connecticut/capitol-information-and-tours

Other Organizers

Connecticut's Old State House
Connecticut's Old State House
Website
https://www.cga.ct.gov/osh/

Weather

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