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The Litchfield Hills Sights

Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Iron Furnace

  • 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd. Map It
  • Kent

Updated 12/23/2013

Fodor's Review

Hardware-store buffs and vintage-tool aficionados will feel right at home at this museum. Artist and author Eric Sloane (1905–85) was fascinated by Early American woodworking tools, and his collection showcases examples of American craftsmanship from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The museum contains a re-creation of Sloane's last studio and also encompasses the ruins of a 19th-century iron furnace. Sloane's books and prints, which celebrate vanishing aspects of Americana

such as barns and covered bridges, are on sale here.

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Sight Information

Address:

31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., Kent, Connecticut, 06757, United States

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Phone:

860-927–3849

Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Late May–late Oct., Thurs.–Sun. 10–4

Updated 12/23/2013

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