Looking for some free things to do in CT? Whether you are looking for a place to take the whole family and kids or a romantic getaway for the day, there are lots of free things to do in Connecticut!
Peabody Museum New Haven
Every Thursday between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. the Peabody Museum in New Haven offers free admission. This free activity is great for kids and adult. The Peabody Museum’s free admission offer runs from September through June every year.
Learn more at the official Peabody Museum website: Peabody.Yale.edu.
Connecticut State Museum Of Natural History & Archaeology Center at UCONN
Visit the UCONN Museum of Natural History and CT Archaeology Center in Storrs, CT between Wednesday and Friday (10 am to 4:00 pm) for free admission.
Free Beach: Silver Sands in Milford
Milford’s Silver Sands is a free beach open from 8 a.m to dusk. The beach also has free parking.
Lock 12 Historical Park in Cheshire
Looking for a serene landscape and a hiking trail? Check out the Lock 12 Historical Park in Cheshire. There is also a museum, restored sections of a canal and a picnic area.
New Britain Museum of American Art
Check out the New Britain Museum of American Art on a Saturday morning between 10 a.m and 12:00 p.m. for free admission.
Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
Visit the Wadsworth in Hartford between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month for free admission. The Wadsworth Atheneum is located at 600 Main Street in Hartford.
Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford
Visit the Center Church and Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford CT. You can tour the grounds for free but a guided tour will cost a fee.