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The American Museum of Tort Law, 654 Main St., Winsted, CT, www.tortmuseum.org

A national institution honoring the right of trial by jury, and tort law—the law of wrongful injuries. 

Beckley Furnace Historic Industrial Site, 140 Lower Rd., East Canaan, CT, www.beckleyfurnace.org

Historic iron furnace on the Blackberry River, Docents on site Saturdays, 10 a.m-2 p.m.

Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT, www.ctsciencecenter.org

Humanoid robot exhibit, films, field trips, birthday parties, book private events.

Connecticut Trolley Museum, 58 North Rd., Rte 140, East Windsor, CT,  www.ct-trolley.org

History and evolution of the electric trolley, trolley rides, special events. 

Cornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine St., Cornwall, CT, www. cornwallhistoricalsociety.org

Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White St, Danbury, CT, www.danbury.org/drm

Trains, unique line of vintage diesel-electric locomotives, fully restored Pennsylvania RailRd. circa-1910 Railway Post Office car.

Falls Village-Canaan Historical  Society,  Routes  7 & 63, Falls Village, CT, www.fallsvillage-canaanhistoricalsociety.org

Photographs, domestic and farm tools, family and business records, furniture, paintings, maps, manuscripts and books.  

Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington, CT, www.hillstead.org

Family-oriented programming, first Sunday of each month. Art projects begin at 1 pm; self-guided tours, 1–4 pm.  Children can create their own masterpiece.  

The Mount, 2 Plunkett St. Lenox, MA www.edithwharton.org

Naugatuck Rail Rd., operated by the RailRd. Museum of New England, 242 East Main St, Thomaston, CT, www.rmne.org

Ride along the scenic Naugatuck. Go to website for information, schedule, fares and tickets.

The Sharon Historical Society, 18 Main St., P.O. Box 511, Sharon, CT, www.sharonhist.org

Sheffield Historical Society, 137 Main St., Sheffield, MA, www.sheffieldhistorial.org

Exhibits at the Old Stone Store, Sat and Sun, 10 a.m-3 p.m. Lectures, second Friday of every month, 7:30 p.m at Dewey Hall.

The Sloane-Stanley Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT

Antique tool collection, studio and artwork of Eric Sloane. The Kent Iron Furnace is on museum property, and a diorama describing the local iron industry is in the museum lobby. Gift shop. 

Ventfort Hall, 104 Walker St, Lenox, MA, www.gildedage.org

19th-century mansion built by Sarah and George Morgan. Open daily year-round.