Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.
June 8 – 14, 2016--Museum Children Free Week--The White Memorial Conservation Center located in Litchfield, CT houses one of New England's finest state-of-the-art Nature Museum. See a life-sized beaver lodge, learn about alternative energy, touch real animal fur, test your bird identification skills, visit a fluorescent rock cave, and view nature through a digital macro-scope! Explore the Children's Corner: books, puzzles, stuffed animals, and more! This is a museum for everyone! Young, old, even toddlers! The White Memorial Conservation Center Nature Museum provides a glimpse of the natural diversity found outdoors on the White Memorial Foundation's 4,000-acre wildlife sanctuary. After you visit the museum, get outside! Enjoy beauty of this exquisite wildlife sanctuary, take a walk, or run, take a nap in the shade of a tree! View Connecticut's largest natural lake, the Bantam. Walk around the sparkling Little Pond's 1.6 mile boardwalk or enjoy a picnic lunch on one of the picnic tables scattered around the museum grounds. Free admission from 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.