Visitors to the Submarine Force Museum & Library are invited to step aboard the USS NAUTILUS, the world’s first nuclear submarine know for its explorations under the polar ice. Learn more.
One River. A Thousand Stories.
Here is just some of what you’ll find . . .
In colonial times Joshua Hempsted wrote in a diary almost every day of his adult life, a record that is used by scholars worldwide. Learn more.
Like a wedding cake rising out of the Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Thames River in Groton, Ledge Light was built in the Second Empire/Colonial Revival style in 1909 to address an increase in boat traffic around the turn of the century. Learn more.
A Victorianized colonial home furnished with what the original inhabitants used daily. Enjoy tours by costumed guides. Learn more.
The SUBVETS WWII National Memorial East on the riverbank is dedicated to the 3,617 submariners who lost their lives during WWII. It displays the sail of USS Flasher heading out to sea. Learn more.
American patriot Nathan Hale taught at the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse, where visitors can read some of the moving letters he wrote to friends and family during his short life. Learn more.