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Eli Whitney Museum, New Haven

Eli Whitney Museum - New Haven, Connecticut
Eli Whitney Museum
915 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517Map
+1 203 777 1833
Neighborhood: Hamden & Woodbridge

Eli Whitney was an idealist and visionary who has been forgiven the unwitting consequences of his brilliant inventions; the cotton gin turned slavery from a tottering institution into a thriving business, and the milling machine gave rise to the horrific abuses of American industry. The museum occupies several buildings erected by Whitney as a model for a factory town, and preserves the roots of the industrial revolution that changed the country and the world. The museum is two miles north of the New Haven Green.

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Eli Whitney Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Sunday to Friday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Science & Technology, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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