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Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

110 Pequot Trl, Mashantucket, CT 06338-3823
+1 800-411-9671
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Beautiful Museum - a lot to see

We visited this museum late on a Saturday. There were only a few other guests as we hurried to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hicksville, New York
via mobile
Great museum for Native American Heritage

Foxwoods itself is bland and industrial -- but this little museum is a gem -- and should be a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Walter C
Boston, Massachusetts
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The Pequot Museum, located in an ancient cedar forest minutes away from Foxwoods Resort Casino, is the largest Native American museum of its kind in the world.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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110 Pequot Trl, Mashantucket, CT 06338-3823
+1 800-411-9671
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum late on a Saturday. There were only a few other guests as we hurried to the observation tower that closes earlier than the museum. The museum is huge, and we were hard pressed to fit it all in during the 1...More

Thank Measuretwice8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Foxwoods itself is bland and industrial -- but this little museum is a gem -- and should be a mandatory stop for anyone that goes to the casino. The Mashantucket Pequot have put together a worthy museum of their heritage and history -- and though...More

Thank Walter C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice museum lots to see, covers all aspects using a multitude of methods to keep everyone engaged. The building is stunning architecturally, however it does give a little bit of a confusing layout. The viewing tower is a must. General engagement by the staff is...More

Thank WonderingEnglishRose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to (we used shuttle from the Fox Tower) and easy to get back - just tell them at the front desk you need a shuttle and one shows up! The Museum is beautiful and kept in excellent condition. We have visited at...More

Thank Grampywraith
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum takes you on a tour beginning when the indigenous people populated North America until today. The life size diorama is incredible, depicting the way of life before the Europeans arrived. I would suggest third grade and up for this trip. As a teacher...More

Thank Christy S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Interesting history of the Pequot tribe and their interaction with English troops guarding early colonists. Includes information on how the gaming industry brought needed investment to the tribe. The museum is a bit confusing to navigate, even with the provided map. We spent over five...More

Thank ThomasYV
Reviewed 15 July 2017

As an educator I found the exhibit fascinating and informative, but possibly not to entertaining for younger kids.

Thank JILL F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place was awesome to see - something that I never expected. So much history about the Pequot Indians, and displayed exceptionally well. Plan to spend a couple of hours here and stroll through starting in the Ice Age. Be sure to take the elevator...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This museum is a little off the beaten path, but once you see it, it is magnificent. It looms over the surrounding landscape and beckons you forward. Once inside the exhibits are spectacular and showcase the amazing culture and spirituality of the Northern Woodland Indians....More

1  Thank Toni112950
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We have been meaning to get to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum for years. I am sorry we waited so long! It was fantastic and even on a rainy day when we could not do the nature trail or go up the observation tower (we would...More

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Dale D
12 August 2016|
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Response from pequotmuseum | Property representative |
Hello, please contact our Group Sales department at (860) 396-6839 or email us and we will be able to assist you from there!
10 July 2016|
Response from pequotmuseum | Property representative |
Yes, there is a shuttle from Foxwoods Resort & Casino to The Pequot Museum, several times every hour.
9 July 2016|
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Response from pequotmuseum | Property representative |
Veterans are admitted to the annual Honoring the Veterans Powwow for free. The rest of the year the admission to the Museum is as follows: Adults: $20 Seniors (65+): $15 College Students (with ID): $15 Youth (6-17... More