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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is your place to connect with amazing art. You will find us in the heart of Hartford, CT with our castle doors open.

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The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is your place to connect with amazing art. You will find us in the heart of Hartford, CT with our castle doors open.

Home to a collection of nearly 50,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years, the Wadsworth is the oldest continuously operating public art museum in the United States, founded by Daniel Wadsworth in 1842 and welcoming the public since 1844.

With over 50,000 square feet of gallery spaces and a collection that ranges from Greek and Roman antiquities, European and American decorative arts, world-renowned Baroque and Surrealist paintings, an unparalleled collection of Hudson River School landscapes, European and American Impressionist paintings, Modernist masterpieces, and Contemporary Art, the Wadsworth offers a visual experience for every taste.

Read about the museum's exhibitions, or check out upcoming events.

The Wadsworth is currently open noon-8pm on Fridays, and noon-5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The award-winning Museum Shop is open throughout regular museum hours. Untitled Bistro, the on-site restaurant, is closed until further notice. Visit the museum's website for the most up to date visitor information including hours, admission, parking and to browse the events calendar for gallery talks, lectures and family-friendly events. 

Other amenities: Mobile tours, Group Tour reservations available, Dining Nearby 

 

Pricing: Adults $15, seniors $12, students (with ID) $5, members & children (under 17) free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Restaurant on Site, Special Rentals

Dates of Operation: Closed major holidays.

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Location:

600 Main St.
Hartford, CT 06103

Hours:

Thu.-Sun. 12-5.

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