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Plan Your Visit

Discover Conneticut History

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Museum Hours

Days & Hours

Museum Hours:

Open 6 days a week!
Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm, Open late Thursday nights until 8 pm
Sunday: Noon – 5 pm

Library & Waterman Research Center:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm.

Always by appointment only.

Museum Store:

Monday–Saturday: 9 am–5 pm

Holiday Hours:

We are closed on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. 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 - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Thursday until 8 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Research Center Hours:

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