Connecticut Antique Machinery, Kent

4.9
#3 of 7 in Things to do in Kent
10 areas of focus: Industrial steam, large internal combustion engines, small internal combustion engines, agricultural/farm machinery and implements, Cream Hill Agricultural School, CT Museum of Mining and Mineral Science, narrow gauge railroad, construction equipment, sawmill, and blacksmith shop.
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  • We have driven past this museum many times and finally had an opportunity to stop & spend time there. A volunteer spent a lot of time with us, explaining where all the rocks, crystals & quartz were fr...  more »
  • Great collection of tractors and steam shovels etc. there is also a mining museum on the grounds which was awesome!  more »
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  • Very fun. But only if you like cool old stuff like steam trains. Giant steam motors, mining stuff and other misc 100 plus year old mechanical things. Has very nice volunteers. They are very knowledgeable. It's free well worth a stop by.
  • This place is incredible, I'm a mechanical engineer so I couldn't be happier to see still-functional engines that made the industrial revolution. I've got to come back for their annual fall festival when they have them all running - they fill the water tanks a week ahead of time so they get up to outdoor temperature for free instead of heating them from 55 degrees it comes out of the pipe.

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