February 25, 2009

Highlights of the Pequot Museum

Mashantucket Pequot Museum Offers more than gambling at FoxwoodsThe 85,000-square-foot permanent indoor exhibit also utilizes cutting edge design and technology, including:

  • Seven computer interactive exhibits
  • More than three hours of original documentary video
  • A total of 13 films and video programs throughout the permanent exhibit space, in 10 locations, from the Ice Age to modern times.

  • Some of the signature exhibits bring visitors on a journey from the last Ice Age to modern times. These include:

  • A glacial crevasse
  • A caribou hunt of 11,000 years ago
  • A walk-through a 6th-century woodland Native American village
  • A 17th-century Pequot fort
  • An outdoor, 18th-century farmstead set on two acres, with orchards and gardens.
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