Welcome to Meriden

Meriden is often called Connecticut's silver city. Meriden is ideally located midway between Hartford and New Haven. It boasts convenient access to major interstates and travel routes throughout New England. Also, it offers numerous delightful places to dine, accommodate or just hang out. Some of the city's attractions include:

Castle Craig
59 West Main Street, Meriden, CT
203-634-6922
Castle Craig dates from 1900 and it was given to the people of Meriden, Connecticut by Walter Hubbard. It is located on a rocky cliff, in a park off of Main Street, in Meriden. Today it is more of an observation tower rather than a residential castle.

Frank Chiarenza Museum of Glass
39 West Main Street Meridien, CT
203-639-9778
The Frank Chiarenza Museum of Glass is one of the country's foremost collections of blown, pressed and moulded glass. The attraction is located on Main Street, in Meriden.

National Shaving & Barbershop Museum
39 West Main Street Meridien, CT
203-639-9778
The National Shaving & Barbershop Museum is situated in the same building as the Frank Chiarenza Museum of Glass, and features a chronicle of hair removal and the people who practice this art.

The Curtis Memorial Library
105 Miller Street, Meriden, CT
203-238-2344
The Curtis Memorial Library was designed by architect Richard Williams in the Classical Revival style and opened in 1903. It's a beautiful building, located on East Main Street in Meriden.