Schools across Connecticut are emptied out as coronavirus spreads. Photo courtesy of Lisa Maruna/CC by 2.0
Schools across Connecticut are emptied out as coronavirus spreads. Photo courtesy of Lisa Maruna/CC by 2.0

Updated: Coronavirus Closures Update: Schools, Museums, Libraries, Play Spaces in Connecticut

Normally, our job at Mommy Poppins is to clue parents in to where to have fun with kids around Connecticut. But as coronavirus spreads through our community, we're also here to tell you where not to go. Here are the schools, museums, zoos, indoor play spaces, libraries, and stages we know to be temporarily closed around Connecticut. Please visit and comment on our Facebook page to let us know what other closures we are missing and should know about. 

Stuck at home? Look to our Mommy Poppins Coronavirus Guide for Parents for hundreds of ideas for games, crafts, and activities, as well insider tips and takes for keeping kids safe and healthy at home and beyond. All the best from our families to yours.

The following information we know to be current as of Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5:50pm:

Coronavirus Closures of Connecticut Schools

* As of Monday, March 16, Governor Lamont has asked all school districts to close until March 31.

Ansonia - closed
Avon - closed through March 29
Berlin - closed through March 27
Bloomfield - closed indefinitely
Bridgeport - closed
Brookfield - closed through March 27
Canton - closed
Cheshire - closed
Cromwell - closed
Danbury - closed through March 27
Darien - closed
Derby - closed through Mach 27
East Granby - closed through March 20
East Haddam - closed through March 27
East Hampton - closed through March 27
East Hartford - closed
East Haven - closed through March 27
Ellington - closed through March 27
Fairfield - closed indefinitely
Farmington - closed through March 27
Franklin - closed
Granby - closed through March 27
Greenwich - closed through March 20
Griswold - closed
Guilford - closed indefinitely
Hamden - closed indefinitely
Hartford - closed
Litchfield - closed
Manchester - closed through March 27
Meriden - closed
Milford - closed
Montville - closed
Naugatuck - closed
New Britain - closed
New Canaan - closed through March 27
New Fairfield - closed
New Haven - closed through March 20
New London - closed indefinitely
New Milford - closed
Newtown - closed indefinitely
North Haven - closed through March 27
North Stonington - closed indefinitely
Norwalk - closed through March 27
Norwich - closed through March 27
Orange - closed
Plainfield - closed through March 27
Plainville - closed through March 27
Portland - closed
Region 1 - closed
Region 5 - closed
Region 8 - closed
Region 9 - closed through March 20
Region 10 - closed
Region 14 - closed
Region 15 - closed through March 27
Region 16 - closed
Region 17 - closed through March 29
Ridgefield - closed
Rocky Hill - closed through March 27
Salem - closed
Seymour - closed through March 29
Simsbury - closed through March 27
South Windsor - closed 
Southington - closed through March 27
Sprague - closed through March 27
Stafford - closed
Stamford - closed through March 27
Stratford - closed
Suffield - closed through March 29
Tolland - closed through March 27
Trumbull - closed 
Union - closed
Wallingford - closed through March 27
Waterbury - closed
West Hartford - closed through March 27
West Haven - closed
Weston - closed
Westport - closed
Wethersfield - closed
Wilton - closed
Windham - closed through March 27
Windsor - closed through March 27
Windsor Locks - closed
 

Coronavirus Closures of Museums, Zoos, Nature Centers in Connecticut

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum - Ridgefield
Ansonia Nature Center - Ansonia
Central Rock Gym (through March 22) - Glasstonbury
Children's Museum of Southeastern Conn - Niantic
Children's Museum (through March 27) - West Hartford
Connecticut Historical Society (though April 4) - Hartford 
Darien Nature Center (through March 26) - Darien
Glastonbury Audubon (through April 1)- Glastonbury
Grace Farms - New Canaan
Harriet Beecher Stowe House (closed) - Hartford
Hungerford Nature Center - New Britain
Litchfield Historical Society (through March 30)  - Litchfield
Mark Twain House (closed until March 28) - Hartford
Mashantucket Pequot Museum (closed) - Mashantucket
Mattatuck Musem (closed) - Waterbury
Maritime Aquarium (closed through March 29)- Norwalk
Mystic Seaport (closed ) - Mystic
New Britain Museum of American Art (closed) - New Britain
New Britain Youth Museum - closed
New Canaan YMCA - New Canaan
Roaring Brook Nature Center (Through march 29) - Canton
Sharon Audubon (through April 1) - Sharon
Stepping Stones Museum - Norwalk
Submarine Force Museum (closed) - Groton
Wadsworth Atheneum - Hartford
White Memorial Conservation Center - Stamford
Yale University Art Museum (through April 15) - New Haven
Yale Peabody Museum (through April 1) - New Haven

Coronavirus Closures of Play Spaces and Play Gyms in Connecticut

Bounce Town (closed until March 27) - South Windsor
Chelsea Piers - Stamford
KidCity - Middletown
KidsPlay (through April 1) - Torrington
Flight Fit n Fun (closed) - Orange, Manchester, New Britain
Launch Trampoline Park (closed) - Hartford
Monkey Joe's (closed until March 28) - Hamden
Urban Air (closed) - Manchester, Orange
Whippersnappers Play Gym (closed) - Cheshire
 

Coronavirus Closures of Libraries in Connecticut

*all Connecticut libraries were asked to be closed by Monday, March 16 by order of Governor Lamont.

Avon Free Public Library - Avon
Beekley Library - New Hartford​
Canton Library - Canton
Darien Library - Darien
Enfield Public Library - Enfield
Greenwich Library - Greenwich
Kent Memorial (closing March 16)- Suffield​
Levi Coe Library - Middletown
Mark Twain Library (through March 22) - Redding
Milford Public Library - Milford
Miller Memorial Library (through March 15) - Hamden
New Canaan Library - New Canaan
North Haven Public Library - North Haven
Prospect Library - Prospect
Russell Library - Middletown
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury
Trumbull Library - Trumbull
Wallingford Public Library - Wallingford
West Hartford Public Library - West Hartford
Westport Library - Westport
Windsor Public Library (through March 29) - Windsor
Wilson Branch Public Library (through March 29) - Windsor
Wethersfield (through March 29) - Wethersfield​


Published March 12, updated March 17

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