West Hartford, Connecticut: Conny, the Walk-Thru Outdoor Whale60 feet long, built of iron and cement in 1976, named "Conny." Spurts water from its blowhole. The sperm whale is Connecticut's state animal.
- 950 Trout Brook Dr., West Hartford, CT
- At the Children's Museum. I-84 exit 43. At end of ramp, turn right onto Park Rd. Turn left at the first intersection onto Trout Brook Drive. Museum 3/4 mile on the right; the whale is in back.
- M-Sa 9 am - 4 pm, Su 11 am - 4 pm; closed M off-season
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- Worth a Detour
Visitor Tips and News About Conny, the Walk-Thru Outdoor Whale
Walk-Thru Outdoor Whale
This whale is a part of the Children's Museum. Great place for the family and a staple in the town. Be sure to stop in for the museum, if not, West Hartford center is a walk away![Vladimir Rozvadovskiy, 07/09/2014]
There is a lifesize concrete whale who sits in front of the Science Center of Ct. Built in the mid '70s and refurbished.[Ed Messenger, 07/09/2000]
The whale is actually outside of the Hartford Children's Museum -- and it's a walk-thru whale! Named "Conny," he is 60 feet long, built of iron and cement, and spurts water from his blowhole. The sperm whale is Connecticut's state animal.