Historical Attractions in Hancock

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Randolph
Kids love looking at the stars - so what better than to take them to a Planetarium show?!
Rome
Recreated mid-1800s village focused on the Erie Canal, which offers packet boat and narrow gauge train rides. Among the buildings such as a church, one room school, tavern and other buildings are a Museum of Cheese in a former cheese factory, a carr...
Allentown
Lots of hands on fun things to do with plenty of events and special exhibitions throughout the year. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania
Ashland
Kids can take a step back in time with this immersive historical experience understanding a life as a coal miner.
Keeler Tavern
(103 Miles)
Ridgefield
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Keeler Tavern Museum has been a farmhouse, tavern, stagecoach stop, post office, hotel for travelers, home of noted architect Cass Gilbert and, since 1966, a museum.
Manhattan
Featuring Zeiss Mark IX Star Projector and a Digital Dome Projection System, the Planetarium offers a varying range of fascinating shows, guides and spectaculars using their 3D star atlas.
Lenox
A fascinating look into American history at the stunning Ventfort Hall, and American lives during the Gilded Age.
Empire State Building
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(107 Miles)
Midtown Manhattan
One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The 86th floor observation deck offers impressive 360 degree panoramic views of the city.
NYC
It appears that you can no longer go to the crown of the Statue (tell us if we're wrong), however, you can go into the base and a visit to the museum is well worth a visit and to get pictures with the statue is surely a must for every person visiting...
Manhattan
Home to the nation's largest fleet of privately maintained historic vessels: Stationary, Training, and Workhorses.
Brooklyn
A century ago, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's founders had the vision to transform a city ash heap into a premier botanic garden in the heart of the borough. Since the Garden first opened its gates to the public, it has been a vibrant place for education,...
Doylestown
Explore daily life circa 1850s through over 40,000 objects in 55 rooms, plus guided tours of the castle.
Fairfield
Commemorate Martin Luther King Day with a weekend of activities and events, free with admission including- The Life and Times of William Webb: An African American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut.
Hartford
At The Mark Twain House, we want to make museums fun for kids and adults. A great way to get children excited about visiting The Mark Twain House & Museum is to better acquaint them with Mark Twain and his family.
Rocky Hill
We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find an exceptional display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
Media
The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is a living history museum which has dedicated itself to educating the public about Pennsylvania farm life in the 1760-1790 time period. The site is open for school tours from Monday through Friday and to the publ...
Philadelphia
The birthplace of America! Venture to Independence National Historical Park and witness Independence Hall, the infamous Liberty Bell, and Franklin Court!
Springfield
In the centre of Springfield there is a park called The Quadrangle which contains sculptures of some of your favourite Dr.Seuss characters - great for photo opportunities
Manchester
The mission of Hildene is to advance the Lincoln legacy through education, commitment to community and active stewardship of the family's home and land. It is an example of the "Great American Story" and the story of the Lincoln family's love affair ...
Gillette Castle
(152 Miles)
East Haddam
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette.
Storrs
The Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center are home to the University of Connecticut's Anthropological Collections and repre- sents the single largest repository of Connecticut Native American, colonial and industrial artifacts ...
New Castle
Offers opportunities for children to experience the life of Dutch colonists and revolutionary patriots in historic New Castle, Delaware.
Fort Ticonderoga
(161 Miles)
Ticonderoga
Welcome To Fort Ticonderoga! Two wars, five battles, one fort. Immerse yourself in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort Ticonderoga. Experience the story of how the blood spilled to create an empire in the French & Indian War resulte...
Hammonton
We give info about the farm and about blueberry farming in New Jersey and why Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital. The tour is broken up into two parts, outside and inside. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wit...
Old Sturbridge Village
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(164 Miles)
Sturbridge
One of the countrys largest living history museums, OSV has historians in costume, 59 antique buildings, three water-powered mills, and a working farm. Visitors can ride a stagecoach, view antiques, tour heirloom gardens, meet heritage breed farm ani...
Delaware City
Fort Delaware is one of Delaware's first state parks, created in 1951. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Union fortress dates back to 1859, and once served as a prison for Confederate prisoners of war. It was originally built to protec...
Alexandria Bay
At the turn-of-the-century, George C. Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, set out to build a full size rhineland castle in Alexandria Bay, on picturesque Heart Island. Loads of great boat tours a...
New London
Welcome to the DNA EpiCenter, where promoting the understanding of the science of life to people of all ages is our mission.
Groton
Visit the Submarine Force Museum and peer into the lives of the men who sail the ocean depths in their "sharks of steel."
Tuckerton
Many buildings and structures line the coastline of this recreated fishing village including Tucker's Island Lighthouse, Joy Dayton's Sawmill, and Jay C. Parker's Decoy Carving Shop.
Charlestown
Travel back in time to Charlestown, New Hampshire in the 1740's and have an unforgettable experience in an authentically reconstructed fortified settlement.
Middlebury
The Vermont Folklife Center, founded in 1984, is dedicated to preserving and presenting the folkarts and cultural traditions of Vermont and the surrounding region.
Woodstock
The farm dates back to 1871, when native Vermonter, Frederick Billings, set out to build a farm and forestry operation that would serve future generations as a model of wise stewardship. His farm flourished, and today, is still a first-class working ...
Atlantic City
Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you climb the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you'll come face-to-face with the original Fresnel Lens first lit in 1857. ...
Sugarbush Farm
(185 Miles)
Woodstock
Visit the sugarhouse and learn how maple trees are tapped in the spring and how maple syrup is made. Display is open year round, although the actual maple syrup making season is in March and April.
Buffalo
Explore vast halls of military heritage and history plus see historic vessels including military heliopters, a tank, armed personnel carrier, several jets and a patrol boat as well as 3 full naval vessels.
Baltimore
Three Levels of Exhibits Invite you to Touch Wonder Dinosaurs. Planet Earth. The Human body. Outer space. Chesapeake Bay life. The Kids Room. Science Sir Isaac Newton never imagined. Real time connections to real time science. So much to see and do‚...
Lincoln
Visitors can now experience the ring of the anvil and the odor of coal and hot steel as blacksmiths forge pieces of the metal into hinges, nails, and other household items.
Smith's Castle
(199 Miles)
Wickford
Smith's Castle is an historic site, giving an opportunity for adults and children to experience almost four centuries of Rhode Island history. The castle and grounds provide an up-close look at what plantation life in Rhode Island in the 1600's was l...
North Kingstown
Biomes is a privately owned marine science education center focusing on hands-on programs for students and families in Southern New England.
Providence
The Providence Athenaeum, founded in 1753 as an independent membership library, provides books and other materials to all, of any age, who love reading, appreciate literature, and enjoy cultural discovery. The Athenaeum's collections and historic bui...
Newport
HISTORIC FORT ADAMS is off Harrison Ave. in Fort Adams State Park. Built 1824-57, Fort Adams is one of the largest coastal fortifications in the United States. Guided tours take visitors from the top of the Fort walls to the depth of the underground...
Bristol
Is a living history farm depicting Bristol's agrarian life in the year 1799 through live interpretation, historic structures, and heirloom plants and animals.
Newport
The Museum provides the whole family with an engaging introduction to the area's rich history and the beauty of its architecture. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Rhode Island
Cape May
Open air living history museum with costumed characters and craft demonstrations, restored architecture, family activities, interactive games, dress up and free horse and wagon rides.
Manchester
The center houses an impressive interactive exhibit hall that allows visitors to explore the Merrimack River. The exhibits focus on the Merrimack River watershed, historical use of the Amoskeag area, and river wildlife. Visitors can view live turtles...
Newport Mansions
(208 Miles)
Newport
Explore 250 years of American history at our 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks.
Belcourt Castle
(208 Miles)
Newport
Take a tour during the day of this elegant castle, with its medieval flavor, or walk among the many spirits of the past during a Ghost Tour, Belcourt Castle offers a unique opportunity to step back in time and enjoy the atmosphere of the Gilded Age. ...
Newport
Once the summer home of the Astors, this elegant mansion now features living history tours, including Victorian and Roaring Twenties tours, evening performances, seasonal events, and much more.
Concord
Take a journey to the stars: where the sky is no limit, it is just the beginning! Kids can participate in a rocket-making workshop, make a comet, land the space shuttle, try the amateur satellite radio and coo at the models space vessels.

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