Enjoy Something Different at the Glastonbury Medical Arts Center in Glastonbury, CT

Glastonbury, CT is a town located about a 10 minute drive south of Hartford. It is situated along the Connecticut River in the central part of the state. The town was founded in 1693. During the 18th and most of the 19th centuries, Glastonbury was a major ship building center. The town has a great deal of character and wonderful boutiques, eateries, inns and bed and breakfasts.

Glastonbury Medical Arts Center
300 Hebron Ave
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 659-2829

The Glastonbury Medical Arts Center comprises many different physician practices. There are primary care physicians plus specialists like plastic surgeons and gerontologists, as well as doctors who concentrate on gay and lesbian health care, HIV care and those who treat incontinence and provide vasectomies. The center also has psychologists and psychiatrists on site. After you've had a tiring day at the doctor's office, you will be glad to return and relax at your Glastonbury bed and breakfast.

The Historical Society of Glastonbury
1944 Main St
 Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 633-6890
www.hsgct.org

The Historical Society of Glastonbury, founded in 1936, is a fascinating place to visit. It is located in a house that dates back to 1839. There are exhibits on the early Native American settlers of the area, colonial times and the revolutionary war, the Civil War period and abolitionists like the Smith sisters, the ship building era and the early 20th century. The society offers historical walking tours that culminate with dinner at a local tavern, and each year there is a tour of some of the many historical houses that the town is famous for. The museum also sponsors an annual Antiques Fair, held at the Village Green every June, and a Farm Festival that takes place in September. Be sure to call ahead for dates and times. The museum is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., and the third Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. There is an online store that sells reproductions of old maps and posters, books and curios like cast iron trivets and tea towels.

Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 633-8402
www.ctaudubon.org

The Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury opened in 1982. The 4,000 square foot facility is set on 48 acres of land and offers many programs for children, adults, biologists and environmentalists. There are exhibits on the rich wildlife that abounds along the river. There are dioramas of meadows and fields, and year-round programs. Guided nature walks, programs on medicinal plants that grow in the wild and birdwatching are also offered. There are lots of programs for the kids, like beginning birding or going stream walking to cool off. And there are advanced programs for teachers and scientists. Call for more information. The center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. After a fun filled day enjoying the out of doors, you'll be ready to return to your Glastonbury inn.