There are many options for parking when visiting the museum:
UPDATE: Front Street South Garage is located in the Spotlight Theatre Complex across from the Connecticut Convention Center & is accessible via Columbus Boulevard to Arch Street.
Front Street South Garage
39 Front Street
Monday – Friday before 5 pm: $3 first hour; $2 each additional hour
Saturday & Sunday / weekdays after 5 pm: $5 (flat fee)
100 Trumbull Street
Monday – Friday: $3 Museum Visitor Parking – visit The Museum Shop to validate your ticket.
Two-hour kiosk parking is available at $1 per hour. The kiosks accept coins, debit cards and credit cards. Display the printed parking receipt on the dashboard inside your vehicle. Please observe posted signs. Some areas are tow zones after 3:30 pm weekdays. Parking is FREE after 6 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.
Limited handicap parking is available on Prospect Street, near the museum entrance on Atheneum Square North, and also in front of City Hall on Main Street. All kiosk parking is free with a valid handicap pass.
The side entrance on Atheneum Square North is accessible to wheelchairs and baby strollers. Wheelchairs are available, first-come, first-served, at no charge. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are also located here.
The dash is a free bus service that operates in downtown Hartford. Pick-ups run approximately every 15 minutes, Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm. View route information.