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

1734, Coypel 1899, Degas 1856, Church Donovan, 2004

Upcoming Events

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 [...]
all-day CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark Museum
CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark M…
Apr 24 all-day
CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark Museum: Join the Women’s Committee for a day exploring the Newark Museum, New Jersey’s largest museum. $115; $105 Members, includes [...]
7:00 pm Film: A Journey
Film: A Journey
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:25 pm
Film: A Journey: Two solitary people meet and form a bond in the backcountry of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec. 2013. Canada. 85 min. Not [...]
all-day Fine Art & Flowers
Fine Art & Flowers
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day
Fine Art & Flowers: Welcome spring at our annual fundraiser Fine Art & Flowers! View floral arrangements inspired by works of art in our collection [...]
12:00 pm Little Black Dress
Little Black Dress
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Little Black Dress
Ticket sales are closed. No sales at the door. Bill Graham, Little Black Dress Little Black Dress: Ladies (and gentlemen), enjoy a spirited floral presentation [...]

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Hours & Admission

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

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