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New Britain Museum of American Art

A gorgeous medium-sized museum on the edge of historic Walnut Hill Park. With more than 10,000 American works of art from 1740 to the present, family-friendly activities, outdoor sculpture garden, Museum Store, Cafe, rotating special exhibitions, and extensive menu of lectures, classes, and social events, there is something for everyton at... Read More

The New Britain Museum of American Art is the first institution dedicated to solely to acquiring American art. Spanning four centuries of American history, the Museum’s permanent collection is renowned for its strengths in colonial portraiture, the Hudson River School, American Impressionism, the Ash Can School, as well as the important mural series The Arts of Life in America by Thomas Hart Benton. The singular focus on American art and its panoramic view of American artistic achievement, realized through the Museum’s extensive permanent collection, exhibitions, and educational programming, make the New Britain Museum of American Art a significant resource for a broad and diverse public.

Other amenities: Gift Shop, Cafe, Free Parking, FREE admission under 18


Pricing: Adults $15, Seniors $12, students $10, under 18 FREE. Sat. free admission, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Special Rentals

Dates of Operation: Closed July 4, Dec. 25 and New Year's Day



56 Lexington St.
New Britain, CT 06052


Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays Open until 8 p.m.

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