Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum

Learn about the machines that made American what it is today at the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum. The museum is the perfect addition to your Industrial Revolution curriculum. Groups will learn about early industrial and agricultural methods through exhibits at the museum that focus on internal combustion machines, diesel engines, steam engines, waterpower, freight trains, and more. Educational programs can be tailored to your group and can include fun machine demonstrations.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd. (Rt. 7), Kent, Connecticut 06757. Litchfield County. Tel: 860-927-0050. Email: CAMAinfo@ctamachinery.com. Website: www.ctamachinery.com. Hrs: May-Oct., Wed.-Sun. 10AM-4PM.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

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Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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