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The following activities have a separate fee.

New Haven Museum
Sentinels: East and West Rocks, The Art and Science of New Haven
This exhibition shows the many beautiful paintings made of East and West Rocks in the 19th century and explains the geology of these intrusives.
Sat. 12 p.m.-5 p.m. & Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Sun. & Mon.
The New Haven Museum is a 40-minute drive from the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered
This exhibition of costumes, decorative arts, paintings, and Colt firearms honors the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
Show your registration badge and receive $5 off the price of admission.
Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Mon. & Tue. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is a 5-minute walk from the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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Connecticut Science Center
Attractions include over 150 hands-on science exhibits and a 3D theater.Show your registration badge and receive $2 off the price of admission.
Tue.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Mon.
The Connecticut Science Center is next door to the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
President Bill Clinton: “Embracing Our Common Humanity”
March 16, 2012 at 7 p.m.
This speech by former president Bill Clinton celebrates 20 years of Forum events at The Bushnell. The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts is a 15-minute walk from the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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Mark Twain House and Museum
The Picturesque Gothic home of Mark Twain and adjoining state-of-the-art, LEED-certified museum showcase the author’s life and legacy.
Sun. 12 p.m.-5:30 p.m. & Mon., Wed.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; closed Tue.
The Mark Twain House and Museum is a 5-minute drive from the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
The grounds include historic homes and gardens that were part of the celebrated Nook Farm neighborhood, the center of New England literary life in the 1870s.
Sun. 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. & Wed.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed Mon. & Tue.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is a 5-minute drive from the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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Dinosaur State Park
The park preserves 500 dinosaur tracks from the Jurassic Period and includes exhibits, an arboretum, and nature trails.
Tue.-Sun. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed Mon.
Dinosaur State Park is a 15-minute drive from the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
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