Big Bash Colt Festival: Tour of the Samuel & Elizabeth Colt Collections: Join Alyce Perry Englund, Richard Koopman Associate Curator for American Decorative Arts, on a tour through the Colt Collection. Meet at the Information Desk by the Museum Shop; free with admission.

At 10:30am join us for an all-ages tour of objects on view related to Samuel Colt.

Preview your visit with our new slideshow of Colt Collection objects here.

The Big Bash Colt Festival is a city-wide celebration of Samuel Colt’s 200th birthday, showcasing Hartford’s rich collection of historic Colt assets and materials.

J. Massey Rhind, Samuel Colt as a Boy, 1902, Roman Bronze Works, New York, bronze

J. Massey Rhind, Samuel Colt as a Boy, 1902, Roman Bronze Works, New York, bronze

From Our Collection

1594, Caravaggio 1731, Canaletto 1749, Panini 1773, Wright

Upcoming Events

Oct
22
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Oct
23
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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7:00 pm Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Film: The Better Angels
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Oct
24
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Oct
25
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5