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Discover Connecticut Culture and History


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Discover Conneticut History

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Museum Hours

Days & Hours

Museum Hours

Regular Hours:
Tuesday–Friday: 12:00–5:00 pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Saturday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Library & Waterman Research Center

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm Always by appointment only.


Monday–Saturday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Holiday Hours:

We are closed on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. The store is closed on Monday holidays.

We will open at 12:00 pm the day of the Hartford Marathon (2nd Saturday in October).

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One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105



Museum Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm, Thursday until 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

Research Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday until 8pm
Always by appointment only.