Nature’s Art Village

The Dinosaur Place, The Genius Museum, Discovery Depot, The Shops, P.A.S.T Antiques, Mini Golf & more!

Great Fun for the Whole Family

Welcome to Nature’s Art Village! We are Connecticut’s fastest growing family-fun destination and we have an attraction for the whole family.

Gem of the month: Kyanite! 20% off storewide.

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The Dinosaur Place
The Dinosaur Place
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60-acre Outdoor Adventure Park home to over 50 life-sized dinosaurs on pristine nature trails!

60-acre Outdoor Adventure Park home to over 50 life-sized dinosaurs on pristine nature trails! New England’s largest Splash Pad® (A Unique Zero-Depth Water Park), a dinosaur-themed maze, dinosaur caves, and Monty’s Playground, featuring T-Rex Tower.

Gem of the Month
Gem of the Month
Kyanite

20% off storewide!

Minerals & Fossils
Rare Minerals & Fossils
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Gemstones, crystals, fossils and more!

A to Z Mineral Shop is as much an attraction as it is a collector’s paradise! Real Jurassic period footprints from Connecticut River Valley. Real meteorites and rare fossils will make a perfect unique gifts for all ages!

Discovery Depot
Discovery Depot
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Enjoy indoor educational fun with unique science activities.

Enjoy indoor educational fun with unique science activities. Check our hand-on attractions: Jackpot Mine, Thunder Creek and the only Geode Cutting center in New England!

Jewelry & Gifts
Jewelry & Unique Gifts
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The Artistic Jewelry Shop features an incredible collection of hand-picked, one-of-a-kind jewelry.

The Artistic Jewelry Shop features an incredible collection of hand-picked, one-of-a-kind jewelry. Find a wide selection including Moonstone, Amethyst, Amber, Jade, Topaz, and more!

Copper Creek Mini Golf
Copper Creek Mini Golf
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This challenging 18-hole tournament-style course offers a one-of-a-kind Old West Mining Town theme.

This challenging 18-hole tournament-style course offers a one-of-a-kind Old West Mining Town theme. There are multiple ways to play every hole, so you can try new ways each time you visit. In addition to being educational, we are sure that you will agree it is fun and unique!

The PAST Antiques Marketplace
The PAST Antiques Marketplace
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14,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, and crafts displayed on two accessible floors.

14,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, and crafts displayed on two accessible floors. With more than 90 antique and collectibles dealers under one roof, The PAST Antiques Marketplace is sure to have something for the or collector in all of us.

Genius Museum
Genius Museum
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Take a step through time into the Genius Museum at Nature’s Art Village and enter a village of progress!

Take a step through time and enter a village of progress! Discover a timeless town displaying the rapid transformation of American technology over two centuries, along with the geniuses who created it all.

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Gift Cards

Nature’s Art Village Gift Cards are the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Gift cards can be used at:

  • The Dinosaur Place
  • Discovery Depot
  • The Shops at Nature’s Art Village
  • Copper Creek Mini Golf

Gift cards can also be purchased in person at Nature’s Art Village on Route 85 in Montville, Connecticut.

Gift Cards purchased online will be mailed through the United States Postal Service to the address given at checkout. Keep in mind that it may take up to 7 business days to receive your gift card from time of purchase based on mailing address. If you have any questions or need to change the mailing address please call 860.443.4367. Nature’s Art Village Gift Cards do not expire. Gift Card purchases are non-refundable.

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Events

Village Events

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