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Come home and enjoy the gorgeous views of Thames River, while conveniently located near routes 2, 32, 12 & 395. Casinos, entertainment and fine dining are right at your fingertips. Thamesview is located within 20 minutes to major employers not limited to: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Electric Boat, Foxwoods and MGM Grand Casino, Mohegan Sun Casino, The New London Naval Base and General Dynamics.

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Local Attractions

  • Connecticut Defenders
    The Double A affiliate of major league baseball's San Francisco Giants is based right in Norwich, The Connecticut Defenders play at Dodd Stadium, on New Park Avenue located off Route 32. Call the box office for tickets information and a current schedule at (860) 221-1362 or check out their website at www.ctdefenders.com.
  • Ice Skating
    The indoor Norwich Municipal Ice Rank, built in 1998 is located at 641 New London, Turnpike, Norwich CT. They offer skate rentals and is open year round for public skate. Call for rates and hours of operation. (860)892-2555.
  • Slater Memorial Museum & Converse Art Gallery
    108 Crescent Street, Norwich, CT a treasure trove of art from five continents. Walk through the renowned plaster cast collection of Greek, Roman and Italian Renaissance sculpture. The adjacent Converse Art Gallery is home to changing temporary exhibitions, largely devoted to contemporary art and crafts. Call for hours of operation at (860)-887-2506.
  • Powerhouse and Upper Falls Heritage Walkway
    Located on Sherman St. site of Native American battle and source of energy for the former mill. Museum building and artifacts date to 1910, and the park is landscaped greenway along the Yantic River for 1.8 miles to the Howard T. Brown Park in Chelsea Harbor. Call for more information at (860)886-4683.
  • Leffingwell House Historic Museum
    348 Washington Street Norwich, CT, Restored home of early industrialist Christopher Leffingwell. Built in 1675 and used as meeting place for patriots during the Revolutionary War. Call for hours of operation. (860)889-9440.
  • Marina at American Wharf
    1 American Wharf Norwich CT, 06360 "World Class" marina with brick promenades and walkways, lawn and flower beds, outdoor cooking grills and benches, plus an amazing view of the Thames River. Call for more details (860)886-6363.
  • Mohegan Park
    50 Clinton Avenue Norwich, CT, Enjoy different activities in this beautiful park like swimming, picnicking, children playground and walking paths. Call for more information at (860)886-2381 ext. 259.
  • Norwich Rose Garden
    400 Rockwell St /Judd St. Formal rose garden dedicated to veterans of foreign wars. Situated on two acres, the garden features 2,500 rose bushes in 1200 varieties. The roses are at their full height during June but continue to blossom throughout the summer.
  • Spirt of Broadway
    24 Chestnut Street Norwich, CT, an award winning community based theater presenting the very best in high quality. Off Broadway productions, world premier also professional cabaret and educational offers for all ages. Call for show times and class at (860)886-2378 or go to www.thebesttheater.org.
  • Norwich Golf Course
    685 New London Turnpike Norwich CT, Features 18- holes, practice facilities, full service pro shop and restaurant. Call for more information (860)889-6973.

Schools

    PRE K - EIGHTH GRADE
  • Veterans Memorial School
    80 Crouch Avenue, Norwich CT 06360 | Telephone: (860) 823-4212
  • Integrated Day Charter School
    68 Thermos Avenue, Norwich CT 06360 | Telephone: (860) 892-1900
  • Teachers Memorial Middle School
    101 Groton Long Point Road | Groton, CT 06340 | (860) 449-7200
    15 Teachers Drive, Norwich CT 06360 | Telephone: (860) 823-4212
    HIGH SCHOOLS
  • Norwich Free Academy
    305 Broadway, Norwich CT 06360 | Telephone: (860) 887-2505 | Website: www.norwichfreeacademy.com
  • Norwich Vocation School
    590 New London Turnpike, Norwich CT 06360 | Telephone: (860) 889-8453
    UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES
  • Three Rivers Community College
    Two Campus Locations, Mahan Drive & 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich CT 06360 | Telephone: (860) 823-2810 or (860) 885-2680 | Website: www.tree.commnet.edu
  • Connecticut College
    270 Mohegan Avenue Route 32, New London CT 06320 | Telephone: (860) 439-2500 | Website: www.concoll.edu
  • Mitchell College
    437 Pequot Avenue, New London CT 06320 | Telephone: (860) 701-5000 | Website: www.mitchell.edu
  • University Of Connecticut
    UCONN has campuses throughout Connecticut | Telephone: (860) 486-1045 | Website: www.hscoop.uconn.edu
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
    located in Willimantic, CT 06226 | Telephone: (860) 465-4381 | Website: www.easternct.edu