New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park

191 Farmington Ave.
Kensington, CT 06037- Map It
Phone: (860) 827-9064

AAA Editor Notes

New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park is at 191 Farmington Ave. (SR 372). The museum's seasonally themed indoor local history displays depict the state's four seasons; in summer, children may play at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor exhibit, and an antique country kitchen is available in fall. Other indoor highlights include a puppet theater and the Bears Den slide. The grounds feature forested walking trails, a pond observation station, a large playscape with picnic tables and a farmyard with such animals as cows, llamas, goats and sheep. Special events are offered throughout the year.
$6; free (ages 0-1). Trails free.
Hours: Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10-4:30. Animal programs are offered Sat. at 11, 1:30 and 3:30. Allow 1 hour minimum.