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.
Address:
1819 Norwich New London Pike, Uncasville, CT
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Tu-F 10-4 (Call to verify)
Phone:
860-862-0875
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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]

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