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The Lighthouse Museum in Stonington
7 Water St.
Stonington, CT 06378
Museum: History, Walk
Stonington’s lighthouse became the museum of the Historical Society in 1927. Now six rooms of exhibits testify to the rich and varied history of this coastal region through exhibits depicting the lives of Stonington’s fishermen and farmers, merchants and shipbuilders, pottery makers, blacksmiths and many other trades. Each year a special aspect of Stonington history is featured. One room with a large dollhouse is reserved for items of interest to children and adults. Visitors of all ages enjoy climbing the old iron steps of the tower for an exhilarating view in all directions. Open May – October, 10 am to 5 pm Thursday – Tuesday, Closed Wednesdays.