- Our list of the best things to do in Middletown, Connecticut, features the top 462 nearby activities — including 198 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Middletown, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Affiliated with Wesleyan University and located on the University campus, the Van Vleck Observatory features three domed onsite telescopes. The observatory is frequently used for research and educational purposes, and has a portable planetarium.
Featuring full stadium seating and digital projection, Metro Movies 12 is a cinema that shows the latest movie releases to its visitors. Other amenities at the theater include 3-D film selections as well as 'Bargain Tuesday' specials.
Mad Murphys Cafe is a bar and restaurant that serves traditional pub food and Irish fare and has pool tables, flat screen TVs and two patios. They also have karaoke, open mic nights, DJ nights and other live music.
First established in 1916, Coleman Brother Shows Inc is a popular carnival company that operated throughout New England. There are currently over 30 rides, including a detailed carousel, tilt-a-whirl, and a large Ferris wheel.
Apple Tree Children's Centers is a child care center that also offers preschool programs that were created to support children emotionally, socially, and educationally. The center has a gradual enrollment process.