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Hartford Sights and Landmarks Guide, Connecticut

Hartford, CT US - Sights: Places You Should Definitely Not Miss Seeing

Hartford is the second largest city of Connecticut and quite popular among tourists due to the various tourist attractions that are there in the city. It homes the headquarters of numerous international insurance companies, which has allowed it to be recognized as ‘Insurance Capital of the World’.

Out of the many tourist attractions in Hartford, there are a few that should definitely not be missed by anyone on a visit to the city.

Crown Palace Odyssey Theatre

Visitors to Hartford can have a great time visiting the Crown Palace Odyssey Theatre. They’ll have a great experience watching the spectacular display of sounds and sights that is put up on the giant screen at the large screen in this theatre. 

Real Art Ways

Real Art Ways is a wonderful place that art lovers can visit while on a visit to Hartford. The place provides a great platform to artists and exhibits the works of art of many artists.

Mark Twain House

People visiting Hartford can have a great time visiting the house of the world renowned author, Mark Twain. The house definitely is a must see place in the city. 

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

One of the famous art museums in the United States, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, has a rich collection of paintings belonging to different ages and other pieces of art. The museum is quite famous all over the world for its wonderful collections.

Bushnell Park Carousel

The Bushnell Park Carousel is not only a favorite with the kids, but also for grownups. The carousel consists of 48 horses and 2 chariots and is sure to help people in having a great time.

Old State House

The Old State House is a National Landmark and also the oldest of state house in the United States. This house was designed by Charles Bulfinch. It’s still used as a venue for famous events. 

Charter Oak Cultural Center

People visiting Hartford should not miss the Charter Oak Cultural Center. It provides them with a chance to get a better understanding on different cultures through the exhibitions and performances that are put up there.

Hartford Public Library

Hartford Public Library has a great collection of books and other reference materials. It was founded in the year 1774. There are special collections like Hartford Collection and Patent & Trademark Collection that provide people with access to a large number of books.

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