History and Social Studies

Featured Historical Tours

Litchfield Historical Society

Explore the evolution of a small New England town. Groups can study portraits from the museum's collection to meet townspeople from the past, tour the Tapping Reeve House and Law School, imagine the town as it looked in the past on a tour of historic sites, and much more. 7 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Litchfield County. Tel: 860-567-4501. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Avery's Soda

520 Corbin Ave., New Britain, CT 06052. 860-224-0830. Tour includes a bit of history and a bit of ­science, as students create an all-new soda concoction. Fee.

Pez Visitor Center

35 Prindle Hill Rd., Orange, CT 06477. 203-298-0201. This candy-making facility includes 4,000 feet of display space and provides a look at the production floor through viewing windows. Fee.

The Olive Oil Factory

197 Huntingdon Ave., Waterbury, Connecticut 06708. 203-591-8986. Tour an olive oil factory, learn the history of olive oil and vinegar and see how those products are made. Visits include preliminary training on food safety. Fee.