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Located on the University of Hartford campus, this museum displays memorabilia relating to presidential compaigns, presidents and the electoral process. Permanent exhibits include "The Right to Vote", which traces the struggles of women and minorities to achieve political equality; "Perennial Political Issue," which examines three major recurrent themes in presidential campaigns; and "the History of Presidential Elections," which consists of a large display of historical objects and photographs covering an entire 70-foot long wall of the museum.

Open Tuesday - Friday, 11am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday, noon-4pm; closed on national and University holidays.

Location: 200 Bloomfield, West Hartford Connecticut 06117 Telephone 860-768-4090

Other History nearby:
(Litchfield) All Wars Memorial
(Bristol) American Clock and Watch Museum
(Hartford) Ancient Burying Ground
(Old Mystic) B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
(Cheshire) Baker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum
(Springfield) Basketball Hall of Fame

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