Group Tours

We’re looking forward to making your visit to the museum as easy as possible, whether you’d like to tour a special exhibition, plan a school visit or plan an all day excursion. Groups of ten or more are encouraged to make a reservation. Please use the links below to learn more about scheduling your visit and available amenities.

School Tours
College & University Tours
Adult Group Tours
Austin House Tours

Benefits of group reservations:

  • Customized guided tour
  • Discount admission for ten or more
  • Early admission entry
  • Café reservations
  • Discount admission to local cultural attractions
  • Parking

When making plans for your group, please note:

  • Docent-guided tours must be booked at least three weeks in advance. There is no additional fee for docent-guided tours.
  • Group discounts are based on a minimum group size of 10 people.
  • All tours last approximately one hour unless specially noted.
  • Tours meet at the main Information Desk.
  • A wheelchair-accessible entrance is located opposite the Travelers Tower on Atheneum Square North. Upon request, tours can be arranged to begin at this location.
  • We are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Membership passes, the Library ARTpass, and other discounts or coupons are not valid for group admissions.

From Our Collection

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Upcoming Events

Apr
12
Sat
all-day 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Hartford Youth Art Renaissance, 2013 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance: Celebrate the 41st anniversary of the museum’s partnership with the Hartford Public School District to [...]
Apr
18
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
Apr
19
Sat
1:00 pm CANCELED: Homeschoolers’ Series: An Introduction to Teaching Core Subjects through the Visual Arts
CANCELED: Homeschoolers’ Series:…
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CANCELED: Saturday Homeschoolers’ Series: An Introduction to Teaching Core Subjects through the Visual Arts: Part three of a professional development series aimed at training homeschooling [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Land and Sea
Tour: Land and Sea
Apr 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Land and Sea: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

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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