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Connecticut Antique Machinery

Route 7, Kent, CT 06757
+1 860-927-0050
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Machinery, schoolhouse, mining artifacts, trains

Many buildings display an overwhelming amount of items ranging from steam engines, combustion... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
paadcox
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Palm Bay, Florida
Steam Engines and CT mining Museum

This is a delightful place for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon visit. Steam engines of all sizes and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
jdwyer46
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Kent, Connecticut
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Route 7, Kent, CT 06757
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many buildings display an overwhelming amount of items ranging from steam engines, combustion engines, agriculture equipment, an old school house, mining museum, blacksmith shop, and steam trains. Volunteers were very friendly and informative.

Thank paadcox
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a delightful place for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon visit. Steam engines of all sizes and the Mining Museum shows all of the minerals and rocks mined in CT - way beyond what I would have thought.

Thank jdwyer46
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

If you have kids this place is great. Its really interesting. Lots of stuff to look at. Rightbdown yhe road from the falls.

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This weekend there was an antique machinery show. For those who enjoy the putt-putt, hiss, grinding and chugging of old engines, this is the place to go. See how things ran in days long ago. There is a large collection of old equipment- steam shovels,...More

Thank Ellie V
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Great place for a family trip. A lot of walking, bumping your head and slipping... But it was cool. The staff were really informative as well.

Thank Donyelle V
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We went along on this excursion mostly to humor our daughter, who is very much interested in locomotives, steam engines ( the kind that used to power New England's factories) and equipment of all kinds. We ended up loving it! Our amazing volunteer guide explained...More

Thank Belinda J
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The antique machinery - went there to see the vintage steam engines and cars - very interesting to see a period of history not focused on main line railroads. This is a good place to take young children to show them how transportation of good...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We happened upon this enclave of all things mechanical quite by chance on a weekday when it was us and a school group touring. None of the many displays were running as they seem to do on weekends, which would have been even cooler. Well...More

Thank Cameron06820
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Steam powered everything is the theme here, stuff from the turn of the century in 1900. Helpful and interesting staff and volunteers added another dimension to the visit. Look for the festival weekend when more stuff is brought in.

1  Thank 633sailor
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I am a machinery buff, and the variety of old steam engines, natural(underground)gas driven was delightful. Power units big and small all working and staffed with informative, knowledgeable volunteers. A piece of our very important past comes alive here, and you can can feel the...More

2  Thank smo1
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