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Canton Historical Museum

11 Front St., Collinsville, CT 06019
+1 860-693-2793
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Great tour

Went here as part of a high school class reunion. Had a small tour which was informative and... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Jeanne G
,
Needham
via mobile
Great museum, not just for locals!

A great museum, can walk around or sign up for a tour which is very interesting. Many old Collins... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
Beverly61
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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This extensive collection of 19th-century memorabilia is housed in one of the original Collins Axe Company buildings.
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  • Very good16%
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26 Oct 2017
“Great tour”
30 Jun 2015
“Great museum, not just for locals!”
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11 Front St., Collinsville, CT 06019
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Went here as part of a high school class reunion. Had a small tour which was informative and excellent. Don Scott was our guide. Learned so much about the town I was raised in.

Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed 30 June 2015

A great museum, can walk around or sign up for a tour which is very interesting. Many old Collins Company machine tools from the old factory, wonderful running train upstairs.

Thank Beverly61
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I went inside with my 3 1/2 year old son who had just gone through antique shopping without touching a thing. Upon arrival I was told it was a donation / but then told it was a four dollar fee because they don't want anyone...More

1  Thank 0531scyl
Reviewed 12 December 2014

What could you find in a local museum in Collinsville? The answers are far more than most people would expect. Starting with artifacts from the Civil War and Victorian eras, this museum takes visitors through a history of the Collins Company, which revolutionized the production...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Housed in a former factory building of the Collins Axe Co., this large museum is has an excellent collection of tools and artifacts from the 19th century on three floors. Do not pass up the guided tour! Couched within the rise and fall story of...More

1  Thank Jeannette P
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This is a fun historical museum with lots to offer. The focal point of the museum is its collection of Collinsville Axe Company products and historical items. By the mid nineteenth century, the company had built a world-wide brand, and this collection was quite fascinating....More

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