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Nathan Hale Schoolhouse

19 Atlantic St, New London, CT 06320-6339
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Not open during January, but we peeked inside the windows

A little frustrated because the web site said it was open 11:00, but it neglected to say that it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kay M
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Augusta, GA
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A nice small museum about a man who should be better known. A real hero. Also good exhibits on... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
advisorj
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washington, dc
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19 Atlantic St, New London, CT 06320-6339
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little frustrated because the web site said it was open 11:00, but it neglected to say that it was open only June through September. We peeked inside and saw the one room schoolhouse and imagined Hale being a youngster there. Probably didn’t miss much...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A nice small museum about a man who should be better known. A real hero. Also good exhibits on the nature of schooling in those days.

Thank advisorj
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to see the school and found it's only open for a few hours on Saturday after Labor Day. You could look in the windows to see the schoolhouse set up.

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were only able to see this from the outside. It was good to see that the city is maintaining the history of the area.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

So apparently, there are three schoolhouses. This one was the last one he taught in. It was moved here in a loud, scary city to get tourists. It would have been smarter to leave it in its original spot if they could. Cool schoolhouse interior...More

1  Thank jwreed12
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Our son was really excited to see this building since he is a big fan of the Nathanial Hale graphic novel series. The museum was closed but we still enjoyed looking in the windows. I would give it a higher rating but the people of...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Though not in the same spot that it was when the schoolhouse was first built, nor probably when Nathan Hale taught there, the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse is a historical building that deserves to be visited. When this schoolhouse was the Union School, Nathan Hale came...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Most interesting, especially for us Connecticutites! A great place to take children who are learning about US history.

1  Thank Charles and Jan... K
Reviewed 21 November 2016

You can't miss the School House as it's the first thing you see from the train and anywhere around the main square in town. It stands out as it’s a small, bright red 1770’s wooden house sitting in the shadow of taller, modern buildings behind...More

Thank The_Concierge_8
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The schoolhouse has been here since 2002, maybe before. It is directly across from Union Train Station and has a sculpture of a large whale tail. The schoolhouse is open from May to October and from 11 am to 4 pm... It's a nice piece...More

Thank Steve99926
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