Lock Museum presents Locktober
|Date:||October 7, 2017|
|Time:||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
Location: Lock Museum of America
Lock Museum Celebrates “Locktober”!
The Lock Museum of America sponsors its first ever “Locktober” with many interesting events. The celebration begins with the annual Lock Collectors Show at the Lyceum, 181 Main Street, on October 7 from 9am – 1pm. Collectors of antique locks and keys come from all over the country to buy, swap, and trade their vintage hardware, some of which could be considered works of art. The show is open to the public and admission is free.
On October 7, from 10am -12 noon, the Terryville Fire Department’s two antique fire trucks will be on display at the old Fire Station on North Main Street. All are invited to see them up close.
On October 14 and 21, the Lock Museum, 230 Main Street, will have an open house from 10am – 1pm for visitors to explore the fascinating exhibits, including a 4,000-year old Egyptian lock, a treasure chest from the Spanish Armada, and a 7,000-pound cannonball safe. Many of the items on display were made in Terryville at the Eagle Lock Company. Admission is free although donations are always cheerfully accepted.
On October 18, the Terryville Library will have a “Breakout Game” involving clues and locks starting at 4:30pm. Call the Library at 860-582-3121.
The Lock Museum Adventure will also be open during “Locktober”. This puzzle and riddle solving game has been drawing visitors to town all summer and has received rave reviews. Reserve your time at www.lockmuseumadventure.org