This historic building, completed in 1796, is now a museum complex with exhibits that focus on Connecticut history. Joseph Steward’s 1798 collection of natural history items is showcased on the third floor in the Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities. The building is said to be haunted and was featured on TV’s Ghost Hunters. Among their discoveries were unexplained sounds of a doorknob turning in the empty Senate Room and a woman sighing in the Steward Museum.
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- 800 Main St
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
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- 41.76611398997191, -72.67269582750856
- Hartford County, Connecticut
- Nearest Towns:
- Hartford, CT (0.7 mi.)
East Hartford, CT (3.3 mi.)
Blue Hills, CT (3.5 mi.)
West Hartford, CT (3.6 mi.)
Wethersfield, CT (3.7 mi.)
South Windsor, CT (4.8 mi.)
Glastonbury, CT (5.0 mi.)
Newington, CT (5.4 mi.)
Glastonbury Center, CT (5.9 mi.)
Windsor, CT (6.2 mi.)
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