The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
6 Bourn Place, U-5212, Storrs, Conn.
Thursday-Sunday noon-5. Admission and parking free (donations accepted). ``Bits and Pieces" on exhibit through Nov. 18.
Directions: Storrs is almost 90 miles or less than two hours from Boston. Take the Mass. Pike (Interstate 90) west to Interstate 84 south and exit 70. Take the ramp onto Route 32 south, then take Route 195 south. At the intersection with Route 44, go west on 44 for about 2 miles. Turn left onto Weaver Road and the museum is at the second parking lot on the right. (From the intersection of Routes 32 and 44, go east on 44 and watch for Weaver Road on your right.) You are on UConn's Depot Campus.