Robert Arneson, Jackson's Crash, 1987. Glazed ceramic. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1990.26a-e
Parking

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.

There are many options for parking when visiting the museum:

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)

Trumbull-on-the-Park Garage
100 Trumbull Street
Monday – Friday: $3 Museum Visitor Parking – visit The Museum Shop to validate your ticket.

On-Street Parking
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.

Handicap Parking
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.

Handicap Access
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.

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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.

Download our parking map or see ALL downtown parking options.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
18
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Dec 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 [...]
Dec
19
Fri
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: Rembrandt Peale’s Portrait of Raja Ram Mohun Roy
Gallery Talk: Rembrandt Peale’s …
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Rembrandt Peale’s Portrait of Raja Ram Mohun Roy
Rembrandt Peale, Raja Ram Mohun Roy, 1833, Courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA Gallery Talk: Rembrandt Peale’s Portrait of Raja Ram Mohun Roy: [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Dec 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 [...]
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 [...]

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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