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.

From Our Collection

Whittredge 1938, Tchelitchew 1863-66, Colman 1757, Greuze

Upcoming Events

Aug
30
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 30 @ 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: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.
Aug
31
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 31 @ 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: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.
Sep
3
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 3 @ 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