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Old Town Mill

8 Mill St, New London, CT 06320-5812
+1 860-447-5243
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Great contrast of Old and New

This mill is located underneath the bridge that connects New London and Groton - you hear the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alison P
,
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Cute

My wife and I were looking for a few minutes to kill and saw this place. It's hard to find and no... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Lungbuster
,
Brownsville, Kentucky
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Great contrast of Old and New”
8 Oct 2016
“Cute”
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8 Mill St, New London, CT 06320-5812
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+1 860-447-5243
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This mill is located underneath the bridge that connects New London and Groton - you hear the traffic while you look at the mill - The building was closed, but seeing the outside and the surroundings was very nice.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a few minutes to kill and saw this place. It's hard to find and no parking, but it's a cute and interesting place. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it but not too bad if in...More

Thank Lungbuster
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Worth the visit - and please leave a donation to keep this wonderful place open. The waterwheel is actually running. The place is under Rt95, so it's noisy. You won't be able to video the ambient sounds...

1  Thank Sekjr
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Love old mills. This is a hidden gem amongst all the big, state of the art bridges. Worth the trek. It sits under the bridges and has a pull out. Great photo ops.

1  Thank Stacey P
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is the site of the original 1650 mill, but that burned down in the early 1800's and this is the replacement. So the "built 1650" sign is a bit deceptive. Not much to see. Wheel not working and inside is office space.

Thank c0llegehill
Reviewed 1 March 2016

No visit to New London, CT. would be complete without a stop at the Old Town Mill. Built in 1650 by the residents of New London for the Governor of CT., John Winthrop Jr., the Old Town Mill is a delightful place to stop. This...More

2  Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Having read the previous reviews, I knew this would be a short stop. We found it very easily and yes, it is located under the highway. It was not opened which again not a surprise. This little gem was a great foliage picture spot. So...More

2  Thank DKSonic6
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Out of the way but staffed by volunteers. Hours were VERY limited and the people at the tourist office did not know when there would be people. Otherwise a nice five minute stop when closed and 20 min when open. Grab your lunch and sit...More

1  Thank brynulf
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is good for a five minute visit if you are in the area but don't go out of your way for it. The grounds are open all the time, but the building has extremely limited hours, like a few hours on certain weekends. I...More

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Had some time to kill and thought I would do a quick stop. It amazes me that society developed around this and for all practical purpose, time stands still gor this structure. I would not make a special trip more than 5 miles out of...More

3  Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
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