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New England Traveler

Planning a New England day trip, weekend getaway, or longer adventure? Explore our curated New England travel directory, featuring picks from the editors of Yankee Magazine (the New England experts since 1935) for the best things to do in each state, plus where to shop, eat, and stay.

Barker Character, Comic, and Cartoon Museum

Herb and Gloria Barker’s cache of childhood nostalgia is one of the largest such collections in America. Old-time treasures such as Lone Ranger flashlight rings appeal to Baby Boomers, while the Pixar collectibles are a hit with the young set. Admission: $5 adults, $3 ages 3–12; free for ages 2 and under.From Popeye and Mickey to Buzz Lightyearand the California Raisins, the Barker champions the imaginary friends of a century of childhoods. Why did you ever throw away that Cinderella watch?The Best 5: Indoor Places to Take Kids–Yankee Magazine, March/April 2011

1188 Highland Ave
Cheshire
CT
06410
800-995-2357
Barker Character, Comic, and Cartoon Museum
Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.
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