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

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

Upcoming Events

Dec
20
Sat
1:00 pm Hartford City Ballet’s The Nutcracker Suite
Hartford City Ballet’s The Nutcr…
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hartford City Ballet’s The Nutcracker Suite: The Hartford City Ballet performs its popular annual holiday classic The Nutcracker Suite. For tickets and more info visit hartfordcityballet.org [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Dec 20 @ 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: Looking at Landscapes
Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Dec 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Looking at Landscapes: Free with admission; meet at the Information Desk by The Museum Shop.
4:00 pm Hartford City Ballet’s The Nutcracker Suite
Hartford City Ballet’s The Nutcr…
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Hartford City Ballet’s The Nutcracker Suite: The Hartford City Ballet performs its popular annual holiday classic The Nutcracker Suite. For tickets and more info visit hartfordcityballet.org [...]
Dec
21
Sun
11:00 am Jazz Brunch: The Steppin Out Trio ft. Pat Thompson
Jazz Brunch: The Steppin Out Tri…
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jazz Brunch: The Steppin Out Trio ft. Pat Thompson: Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music [...]

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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