Uncasville, Connecticut: Tantaquidgeon Museum

The oldest Native-American-run Indian museum in the U.S. houses a collection of Mohegan artifacts and has a small Mohegan village on the outside grounds.
1819 Norwich New London Pike, Uncasville, CT
I-395 exit 9 onto east Route 2A. Take exit 5 toward New London/Uncasville. The museum is on the left, at the corner of Church Lane.
Tu-F 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Tantaquidgeon Museum

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Museum display.

Tantaquidgeon Museum

This small museum was founded in 1931 and is the oldest Native-American-run Indian museum in the U.S. It houses a nice collection of Mohegan artifacts and a small Mohegan village outside the building. Since the Mohegans built their casino the museum has been refurbished. It makes a great spot for kids and adults to see authentic objects. The guides are Mohegan and very knowledgeable.

[Bill La Civita, 06/26/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Wells Dinosaur HavenWells Dinosaur Haven, Uncasville, CT - 1 mi.
Mohegan Sun Walk of FameMohegan Sun Walk of Fame, Uncasville, CT - 1 mi.
Sparky the Firehouse Dog RockSparky the Firehouse Dog Rock, Montville, CT - 2 mi.
In the region:
American Clock and Watch Museum, Bristol, CT - 46 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

September 22, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Connecticut Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Hat n' Boots, Seattle, Washington (Sep 21-27, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Uncasville, Connecticut

Nightly rates found:

Book Now