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Gunn Historical Museum

5 Wykeham Rd, Washington, CT 06793-1308
+1 860-868-7756
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Local Hisory with worldwide implications

Every exhibit opened at the Gunn Museum is worth viewing. With an emphasis on local traditions and... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
starberry2016
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Washington, Connecticut
Charming but innovative small museum!

We stopped in briefly, for the Nell Dorr exhibit. Her work is surprising and delightful. The museum... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
pedsfs
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Rockville, Maryland
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4 May 2016
“Local Hisory with worldwide implications”
7 Aug 2015
“Charming but innovative small museum!”
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5 Wykeham Rd, Washington, CT 06793-1308
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+1 860-868-7756
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Every exhibit opened at the Gunn Museum is worth viewing. With an emphasis on local traditions and history, the programs also cover the small town's relationship to the larger world.

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stopped in briefly, for the Nell Dorr exhibit. Her work is surprising and delightful. The museum itself is a treasure - it's well worth a visit, if you are near this part of Connecticut!

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

The expert curator with help from locals offers exhibitions that highlight Washingtonian past. Washington in WWI, the influence of,the Swedish immigrants to an,e two of the most recent

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

For a small town there's a BIG award winning museum. Dealing primarily with local history the quality of the exhibits are A-1. Recently History of Swedes in Washinton; World War 1 exhibit with trenches and biographies of local participants. If you're a history buff this...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Don't miss this beautiful look at how WWI affected the town of Washington, CT. It's very personal, moving and respectful. With artifacts on loan from local residents and collectors, you get a sense of the incredible war effort this small town made. After a good...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

For a small local museum, the current World War I exhibit is worth seeing by those interested in the First World War and particularly about very small town participation -- in action and on the homefront -- in that war. An introductory video prepared by...More

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