Hartford and the Connecticut River Valley Sights

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

  • 600 Main St. Map It
  • Hartford
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

With more than 50,000 artworks and artifacts spanning 5,000 years, this is the nation's oldest public art museum. The first American museum to acquire works by Salvador Dalí and the Italian artist Caravaggio, it also houses 7,000 items documenting African-American history and culture in partnership with the Amistad Foundation. Particularly impressive are the museum's baroque, Impressionist, and Hudson River school collections.

Sight Information

Address:

600 Main St., Hartford, Connecticut, 06103, United States

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Phone:

860-278–2670

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Wed.–Fri. 11–5, weekends 10–5

Published 07/22/2015

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