Connecticut Open House Day – during which the state’s cultural attractions offer discounted or free admission, free tours, giveaways, special offers and kids’ activities – will be June 9 with more than 180 participants statewide.
Hartford venues offering free admission are the Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Butler-McCook House & Garden, the Connecticut Historical Society, the Old State House, the Connecticut State Library and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Discounted admission is offered at Connecticut Science Center and the Isham-Terry House. The Mark Twain House & Museum celebrates with discounted house tours and a free “Tom Sawyer Day” that features a frog demo, mask making, costumed actors and live music. Real Art Ways will offer members’ movie pricing for all.