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

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)

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

Jul
30
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Jul 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 [...]
Jul
31
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Jul 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 [...]
7:00 pm Film: Of Horses and Men
Film: Of Horses and Men
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Film: Of Horses and Men
Film: Of Horses and Men: A quirky comedic drama about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. 2013. Iceland. 81 [...]
8:30 pm Film: Lovely Louise
Film: Lovely Louise
Jul 31 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Film: Lovely Louise
Film: Lovely Louise: In this comedic drama, a 55 year-old man leads a boring life with his 80 year-old mother, who tells him she gave [...]
Aug
1
Fri
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: Art Traffic
Gallery Talk: Art Traffic
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Art Traffic
Allan D’Arcangelo, Here and now, 1963, liquitex on canvas with mirror Gallery Talk: Art Traffic: Edd Russo, Head Registrar, and Mary Busick, Registrar for Loans [...]

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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