Sightseeing in Southbury, CT


Final Weeks: "Star Wars," "Body Worlds," and "The Vikings" at Discovery Times Square (July 11–August 14)

Star Wars, Body Worlds, and The Vikings Exhibition

Discovery Times Square

Glimpse into the world of Star Wars, the inner workings of the body, and Viking culture; all exhibits must close on 9/5

$32.12 $21

Visits or Memberships at Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden

North Salem

Art gallery, cultural programs, and kids’ events based around Eastern and Western traditions; Japanese garden meanders through the grounds

$10 $7

$13 for a Ticket to Any Tour from Ghosts of New Haven ($25 value)

Ghosts of New Haven

Downtown

Tour guides lead 90-minute strolls through haunted locales and tell tales of scandal with historical facts

$25 $13

$49 for Winery Tour with Lunch, Tastings, and Treats for Two at White Silo Farm & Winery ($99 Value)

White Silo Farm & Winery

Sherman

Gourmet boxed lunches with sparkling wine and chocolates, tastings, and tour of rustic winery and fruit farm

$99 $49

KidsPlay Children's Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 33% Off)

KidsPlay Children's Museum

Torrington

Museum’s hands-on activities include pretend grocery store, and enclosing yourself in a giant bubble

$10 $7.50

Admission for Two or Four Adults to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

New York

Eclectic museum inside 5th Ave. mansion displays examples of design in the form of everything from posters to jewelry to knick knacks

$32 $16

Adult or Childrens' Ticket to The Tour (Up to 26% Off)

The Tour

Times Square

See Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and many other landmarks during a single 90-minute ride in a motor coach with floor-to-ceiling windows

$45 $34

Nighttime Double-Decker Bus Tour for One or Two from CitySightseeing NY (Up to 64%Off)

CitySightseeing NY

Gray Line New York Visitor Center

See the lights of NYC from a double-decker bus while cruising past Times Square, Little Italy, Chinatown, and the Empire State Building

$44 $17

$22.99 for Admission for Two to The Museum of Sex, Valid Monday–Friday (Through August 31)

Museum of Sex

Flatiron

Interactive exhibits and more than 15,000 sex-related artifacts explore the truths and enduring mysteries of human (and animal) sexuality

$37 $22.99

$52 for an Interactive Entertainment Experience on "The Ride" ($74 Value)

The Ride

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

State-of-the-art motor coach with stadium seating and large windows lets visitors interact with street performers on 4.2-mile Midtown tour

$74 $52

$29 for a Whale-Watching Cruise from Cape Ann Whale Watch (Up to $48 Value)

Cape Ann Whale Watch

Gloucester

View humpback and fin whales as they feed and play within close range of the 115 ft. boat, Hurricane II; valid all season long

$48 $29

Winery Tour for Two or Four with Souvenir Glasses and Complimentary Tastings (Up to 48% Off)

Southern Connecticut Wine Co.

Wallingford

Learn about the winemaking process and sample a variety of wines

$60 $32

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience VIP Admission at the Intrepid Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86

Visitors enroll as cadets in the “Star Trek” universe’s Starfleet Academy and learn about the characteristics of the ships and specialties

$35 $21

Admission to Wax Attraction, Harbor Cruise, and Empire State Building from CitySights NY (Up to $61 Off)

CitySights NY

Gray Line New York Visitor Center

Passes for Madame Tussauds wax attraction, Empire State Building, and Midtown harbor cruise

$98 $69

Meteor Shower/Milky Way Boat Cruise for Two or Four from MeteorCruise2.com (Up to 68% Off)

Mark's Tree Farm

Multiple Locations

Aboard a large boat, enjoy a laser-guided astronomy tour of the constellations, nebulae, and planets, while meteors streak through the sky

$300 $104

One-Year Individual, Family/Dual, or Patron Membership to Bruce Museum (Up to 52% Off)

Bruce Museum

Greenwich

Rotating exhibits in science and art; museum membership perks include free admission, outdoor festivals, and discount on store purchases

$60 $29

Admission for Two or Four or Family Admission for One Year to New Haven Museum (Up to 48% Off)

New Haven Museum

Downtown

See Eli Whitney’s cotton gin, John Quincy Adams’s letter to the Amistad captives, and other artifacts that cover 1638 to the present

$65 $34

Admission for Two or Four at Barnes Museum (35% Off)

Barnes Museum

Southington

Home dating to 1836 presents a glimpse into Southington’s past with antique furniture and clothing, Civil War letters, and restored gardens

$10 $7

$160 for One-Hour Flight Lesson for One with Up to Two Guests from Image Aviation Services ($320 value)

Image Aviation Services

Oxford

Certified instructors guide students during introductory flights with up to two guests

$320 $160

90-Minute Flight Experience with Optional Guest Passenger or Video from Global Aviation Corp. (Up to 52% Off)

Global Aviation Corp.

Farmingdale

Students get hands-on experience learning the basics of operating a small aircraft on the ground before their discovery flight in the air

$339 $169

Wild-Food and Ecology Tour for Two, Four, or Six from "Wildman" Steve Brill (Up to 62% Off)

"Wildman" Steve Brill

Multiple Locations

Forage for wild mushrooms, salad greens, fruits, berries, and medicinal herbs while learning about the ecology of local parks and open space

$40 $20

Wine Tour for Two with Optional Lunch from Long Island Wine Tours (Up to 50% Off)

Long Island Wine Tours

Ronkonkoma Train Station

Luxury coaches travel to three wineries, plus a local farm to purchase produce and pie; optional hot buffet lunch

$390 $199

Winery Tour for One, Two, or Four from Leros Point to Point (Up to 43% Off)

Leros Point To Point

Multiple Locations

Bus picks up guests and shuttles them to three different wineries—Benmarl, Brotherhood, and Warwick—where visitors spend 90 minutes each

$120 $79

MATT by Night Event for Two, or Museum Visit for Two Adults at Mattatuck Museum (Up to 33% Off)

Mattatuck Museum

Waterbury

Cultural history comes alive through exhibitions and programs; after-hours event features food, a bar, live music, and artistic activities

$30 $20

$119 for One-Year Ownership of Two Vines at Carneros Della Notte ($198 Value)

Own a Napa Vineyard

Carneros Della Notte

Learn how to tend and harvest grapes, access special vineyard events, and make your own wine from grapes that grow on your vines

$198 $119

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  • Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids
    Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids preserves and exhibits the artifacts of culture at their museum in Newtown. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles. At this wonderful museum, you can get an up close and personal look at various forms of art so pay the museum a visit today and enjoy the many wonders of art.
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    100 Church Hill Rd
    Sandy Hook, CT US
  • Behnke Doherty & Associates
    Get ready for some serious visual stimulation at Washington's Behnke Doherty & Associates, where art experts and novices come together. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. Don't spend your weekend doing the same old thing! Check out Behnke Doherty & Associates and be blown away by its beauty.
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    11 Titus Rd
    Washington Depot, CT US
  • Washington Art Association
    With all the facets of an exquisite museum, Washington Art Association offers a great day of culture in Washington. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. So when you need an escape to discover something new, this art museum is awaiting your visit.
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    4 Bryan Hall Plaza
    Washington, CT US
  • Timexpo - The Timex Museum
    Timexpo: Inside a brass mill built in 1854, the Timex Museum traces the story of the famous watch brand and its impact on modern timekeeping, starting from its inception as Waterbury Clock Company in 1854. Here, visitors learn about the heritage of Timex through modern and interactive exhibits and discover how the watch company turned Waterbury into a landmark. Size: three floors of time-related exhibits Eye Catcher: a vast collection of clocks and pocket watches, all manufactured in Waterbury since the mid-1800s, when everyone stopped wearing their wall clocks on neck chains Permanent Mainstay: an exhibit focusing on the ever-popular vintage Timex torture-test ads and their famous slogan "Takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'" Don't Miss: though seemingly unrelated to timepieces, the Time Tunnel archaeology exhibit is based on discoveries of explorer Thor Heyerdahl, who found interesting and peculiar connections between seemingly disparate cultures Hidden Gem: the company's iconic Mickey Mouse watches are highlighted in their own exhibit Hands-On Experiments: guests can decorate and assemble a working clock or participate in an assembly line and create a paper wristwatch Pro Tip: at the museum store, you can not only buy Timex watches, but also get your watch battery or strap replaced While You’re in the Neighborhood: the American Clock & Watch Museum in nearby Bristol also keeps a collection of pieces from Waterbury Clock Company
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    175 Union St
    Waterbury, CT US
  • Mattatuck Museum
    “Other communities looking to establish museums preserving their regional culture and history would do well to visit The Mattatuck Museum,” raves the New England Travels about the Connecticut treasure. The Museum’s educational programs, rotating exhibits, and permanent collections showcasing over 2,000 works of American art focus on preserving and sharing Connecticut’s cultural history. Members receive free admission and discounts on programs and events including gallery tours and lectures, live music performances, travel programs, and more.
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    144 West Main Street
    Waterbury, CT US
  • Frame Shop
    Whether you're an artist or just an admirer, come check out the collection of exclusive handcrafted artwork. If you're in the market for some new wall decor, be sure to clear some space for items like mirrors. Tired of driving in circles? Head to Frame Shop for a bite to eat and find quick parking in the lot next door.
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    159 Manor Avenue
    Waterbury, CT US

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