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About New Britain
New Britian, Connecticut, a town rich in natural beauty and well-preserved history, is located deep in the heart of the state, a mere ten miles to Hartford. "The Hardware City", as New Britian has affectionately been dubbed, is home to just about eighty thousand people who share a sense of community and beauty through the rolling hills and luscious Connecticut forests. On New Britian's Broad Street and in the surrounding district, one will find a delightful Polish community in which an entire day's business can be conducted in Polish! Because of its wonderful variety of culture and history, New Britian boasts quite a number of museums and other attractions for visitors. Such destinations include the New Britian Industrial Museum, the Museum of American Art, and the New Britian Youth Museum. Other cultural attractions include several theaters, the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, and the New Britian Camera Club. New Britian offers a good selection of restaurants and eateries, ranging from the more popular chains to localized specialities. You can find McDonalds and Chili's as well as New Britian's Diner or the Miss Washington Diner. Several parks, sporting complexes, and sporting events (including New Britian's Rock Cats Baseball) offers plenty of options for more recreational visitors. Growing in size and sophistication, New Britian demands perhaps just as much attention as more well known Connecticut cities. Perhaps you will need to make a visit very soon!