Museum in Litchfield

Litchfield History Museum

This museum features a small permanent collection, including a modest photographic chronicle of the town and a dress-up box with Colonial clothes for children to try on, plus some local-interest rotating exhibits. A…
State Park in Litchfield

Mount Tom State Park

The best swimming in the Litchfield Hills is at this state park, 3.5 miles west of Bantam. The not-even-1-mile 'tower trail' leads to the stone Mt Tom Tower at the summit. Fees are reduced during weekdays.
Historic Site in Litchfield

Reeve House & Litchfield Law School

In 1775 Tapping Reeve established the English-speaking world's first law school at his home. When attendance overwhelmed his own house, he built the meticulously preserved one-room schoolhouse in his side yard. John…
Forest in Litchfield

Topsmead State Forest

This forest was once the estate of Edith Morton Chase. You can visit her grand Tudor-style summer home (free guided tours are available between June and October, but hours vary, so call ahead), complete with its ori…