The Judicial Branch, in collaboration with the League
of Women Voters, the Museum of Connecticut History and Connecticut’s Old
State House, is sponsoring its 4th annual “Day Trips with Kids,” which
provides an opportunity for children to have fun while learning about state
Watch video at right inviting families to attend.
The next program is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6th
On Tuesday, August 6th, Justice Andrew J. McDonald will conduct three tours of the Supreme Court courtroom, at 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Activities will include:
Discover many famous and not-so-famous Connecticut inventors and inventions
during this hands-on activity, which uses objects and photographs from the
Museum’s collection of Connecticut industrial history.
- A visit to the State Capitol, a National Historic Landmark, where children will learn about
the legislative process while viewing the House and Senate chambers and may
also visit the Hall of Flags, where flags carried into battle by Connecticut
soldiers are displayed.
- A visit to the historic Connecticut Supreme Court courtroom, where the state’s most important legal rulings have occurred
over the past century and with an opportunity to meet a justice of the
- A visit to Connecticut’s Old State House, where Connecticut’s democracy was born.
Schedule and More Information |
The program is recommended for children ages 8 and up. Information
about the program and a schedule may be obtained through the Judicial Branch
website, or by calling the External Affairs Division at 860-757-2270.