299 West Avenue, Mathews Park, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-838.
The exhibition title, Mansion Fragments: Innovations in Architecture, Design, and Technology from the Civil War Era, features several objects, deemed revoluntionary in mid to late 19th century, and drawn from the museum's permanet collection. Throughout the season, a team of knowledgeable guides will introduce children, and adults to the Mansion's grand-scale design and Civil War era technology. Viewed as America's first castle, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion is known around the world as one of the finest examples of Gilded Age architecture. Tours: Wed-Sun. 12-4 p.m. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children 8-18.