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The Pequot Museum


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110 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket, CT 06338
United States

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The Pequot Museum


(??.? miles from you)

110 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket, CT 06338
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Tribally owned and operated since it opened in 1998, the Museum brings to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. It serves as a major resource on the histories and cultures of Native Americans i

The Museum is a 308,000-square-foot complex, consisting of permanent exhibits, the Mashantucket Gallery (a gallery for temporary exhibits), classrooms, a 320-seat auditorium, a restaurant, a museum shop and administrative offices. The Research Center houses collections, archives, and archaeology and conservation laboratories where ongoing work from the field is evaluated and studied.

Multi-sensory dioramas and exhibits introduce visitors to the history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the natural and cultural history of the eastern woodlands. Films and videos, interactive programs, archival materials, ethnographic and archaeological collections, commissioned art, and traditional crafts by Native artisans are featured in the exhibits. The building is designed to interact with its surrounding environment while maintaining the ecological integrity of the area.

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Why You Should Go...

Tribally owned and operated since it opened in 1998, the Museum brings to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. It serves as a major resource on the histories and cultures of Native Americans in the northeast and on the region’s rich natural history.

The Museum is a 308,000-square-foot complex, consisting of permanent exhibits, the Mashantucket Gallery (a gallery for temporary exhibits), classrooms, a 320-seat auditorium, a restaurant, a museum shop and administrative offices. The Research Center houses collections, archives, and archaeology and conservation laboratories where ongoing work from the field is evaluated and studied.

Multi-sensory dioramas and exhibits introduce visitors to the history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the natural and cultural history of the eastern woodlands. Films and videos, interactive programs, archival materials, ethnographic and archaeological collections, commissioned art, and traditional crafts by Native artisans are featured in the exhibits. The building is designed to interact with its surrounding environment while maintaining the ecological integrity of the area.

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Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Mon

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Kids Activities, Banquet Facilities, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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The Pequot Museum's restaurant features both authentic and contemporary Native cuisine. All of the items are made in-house from scratch by a staff of Native chefs, including venison and bison burgers, crab cakes, Indian taco, blueberry slump, and apple fritters with salted caramel sauce.

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Why You Should Go...

Tribally owned and operated since it opened in 1998, the Museum brings to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. It serves as a major resource on the histories and cultures of Native Americans in the northeast and on the region’s rich natural history.

The Museum is a 308,000-square-foot complex, consisting of permanent exhibits, the Mashantucket Gallery (a gallery for temporary exhibits), classrooms, a 320-seat auditorium, a restaurant, a museum shop and administrative offices. The Research Center houses collections, archives, and archaeology and conservation laboratories where ongoing work from the field is evaluated and studied.

Multi-sensory dioramas and exhibits introduce visitors to the history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the natural and cultural history of the eastern woodlands. Films and videos, interactive programs, archival materials, ethnographic and archaeological collections, commissioned art, and traditional crafts by Native artisans are featured in the exhibits. The building is designed to interact with its surrounding environment while maintaining the ecological integrity of the area.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Kids Activities, Banquet Facilities, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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    The Pequot Museum

    Strawberry Moon Farmer's Market

    The Pequot Museum

    Strawberry Moon Farmer's Market
    Join us on Saturday, June 15 from 11am-3pm at the Pequot Museum for our first annual Strawberry Moon Farmer’s Market, a sweet treat to kick-off to summer that unifies and showcases indigenous and non-indigenous farmers, crafters and culture for a family-friendly day full of activities. Throughout the day we will offer programs and events that provide important information about eastern woodland culture and lifeways. Admission to the marketplace is free!

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The Pequot Museum's restaurant features both authentic and contemporary Native cuisine. All of the items are made in-house from scratch by a staff of Native chefs, including venison and bison burgers, crab cakes, Indian taco, blueberry slump, and apple fritters with salted caramel sauce.

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