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2014 Connecticut Open House Day

Connecticut residents, join us for the 10th Annual Open House Day on Saturday, June 14th. Hundreds of Connecticut destinations from across the state are offering Connecticut residents free or discounted admission, special activities and more! Browse this Pinterest Map for highlights and discover more at CTvisit.com

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2014 Connecticut Open House Day

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Visit the family owned and operated, Sunset Meadow Vineyards in Goshen, CT on Open House Day (June 14, 2014). Located in the rolling Litchfield Hills they are open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and are offering a complimentary tour at 3 p.m.

Sunset Meadow Vineyards

sunsetmeadowvineyards.com

Visit national historic landmark, Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, CT, for Open House Day (June 14, 2014). Purchase one admission ticket and receive a second ticket for free. Open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Roseland Cottage

historicnewengland.org

Ever been to a drive-in movie? Visit the Southington Drive-In on Open House Day (June 14, 2014) and enjoy special entry price - $10 per car. Gate opens at 6 p.m., show begins at sunset and the feature film is “Ice Age.” [Photo credit: Stephen Dunn]

Southington Twin Drive-In Theatre

southingtondrive-in.org

Looking for new plants for your garden? Visit Futtner's on June 14th and enter their free prize drawing every hour from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Prizes valued at $15 to $20 each, include flats of plants and vegetables, potted herbs, hanging baskets, and more. Must be present for drawing and limited one prize per customer.

Futtner's Family Farm

futtnerfarm.com

Meet the marine life at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT! On Open House Day (June 14, 2014), from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors will receive $2 off the discount combo ticket which includes Aquarium admission and a classic IMAX movie. The discount is extended to all Connecticut residents with proof of residency.

Maritime Aquarium

maritimeaquarium.org

On Open House Day (June 14, 2014), the Pequot Museum presents its Taste of Native America event. Taste Native foods prepared by popular Native chefs. Tasting tickets are $2, or purchase $10 worth of tickets and receive a $5 discount on your next visit to the museum. Open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

pequotmuseum.org

If you're looking for some outdoor adventure, check this out! On June 14, 2014 all visitors at Adventure Park in Storrs receive a 10% ticket discount from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Climb and zip through the trees and challenge yourself to a variety of aerial trails.

Outdoor Adventure

storrsadventurepark.com

Visit the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London on Open House Day. The boyhood home of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill will be offering free tours from noon until 4pm. Also, receive complimentary tickets to a play or musical at the O'Neill Theater Center located in Waterford. [Photo credit: Kendra Clineff]

Monte Cristo Cottage

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Visit the Governor's Residence in Hartford on Open House Day (June 14, 2014). Visitors can enjoy free admission from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., lemon ice on the outside patio and tours of the Residence and the outside sculpture garden.

Governor Dannel Malloy

governor.ct.gov

Connecticut River Expeditions will be offering a special reduced admission of $5 per person (all ages) for an hour cruise on the Connecticut River. First come, first serve, no reservations. Cruises depart at 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

RiverQuest Boat

ctriverexpeditions.org

Who doesn't love a free ferry ride? Check out the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry in Chester, CT for Open House Day. They're offering visitors a free ride aboard Selden III, the second oldest continuously operating ferry service in the state, which crosses the scenic Connecticut River near Gillette Castle State Park - from 10:30am until 5pm.

Chester-Hadlyme Ferry

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Who's in need of some spa treatment? On June 14, 2014 (from 10 am - 4 pm), the Spa at Norwich Inn provides a 15% discount on a spa service and a 15% dining discount. Plus, visitors will get a tour of the facility, along with refreshments.

The Spa at Norwich Inn

thespaatnorwichinn.com

Stop by Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT on Open House Day (June 14, 2014). The aquarium is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. (once inside guests may stay until 6 p.m.) and is offering $5 off general admission for up to four people when they mention Connecticut Open House Day and present a valid Connecticut ID. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Mystic Aquarium

mysticaquarium.org

Sip local wines in the sunshine at Paradise Hills Vineyards in Wallingford, CT for Open House Day (June 14, 2014). The winery is open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., offering free children’s activities (noon-1 p.m.), hay rides (1 p.m.-4 p.m.), live entertainment with Josi Davis & Hot Damn (4 p.m.-7 p.m.). Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic.

Paradise Hills Vineyards

paradisehillsvineyard.com

The PEZ Visitor Center in Orange, CT is fun for the whole family. Stop by on Open House Day (June 14, 2014) and receive FREE admission from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

PEZ Visitor Center

pez.com

Peruse the Connecticut Impressionism exhibit on Open House Day at The Bruce Museum of Arts and Science in Greenwich, CT. FREE admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The Bruce Museum of Arts and Science

brucemuseum.org

Zoom over to the New England Air Museum on Open House Day! CT residents can enjoy free admission from noon until 4 p.m.

New England Air Museum

neam.org

The kids will love visiting Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, CT. On Open House Day (June 14, 2014) CT visitors receive free admission from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Dinosaur State Park

dinosaurstatepark.org

Spend your afternoon exploring the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT. For Open House Day (June 14, 2014) CT visitors will receive buy one admission ticket and get one free, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Hill-Stead Museum

hillstead.org

Do you love modern art? Stop by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT for Open House Day (June 14, 2014) and tour their exhibits. CT residents can enjoy free admission from noon until 5 p.m. Activities include exhibition-inspired hands-on art making projects for all ages.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

aldrichart.org

Take a ride on a vintage train at the Danbury Railway Museum in Danbury, CT. For Open House Day (June 14, 2014), from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., receive a complimentary train ride with a regular paid admission.

Danbury Railway Museum

danbury.org

Explore the history housed at The New England Carousel Museum in Bristol, CT. On Open House Day (June 14, 2014), they're open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and each visitor will receive half-off regular admission and a free ride on the carousel.

The New England Carousel Museum

thecarouselmuseum.org