Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
The Wadsworth Atheneum is the oldest public art museum in the United States, and the highlight of its permanent collection exposes visitors to a unique American movement: the Hudson River School. These fine paintings, originally obtained by Daniel Wadsworth, are now considered American masterpieces.
Address: 600 Main Street
Telephone: (860) 278 2670
Transport: The free Star Shuttle service is within walking distance of the museum. If already on the Star Shuttle service, the Wadsworth Atheneum is stop #2
Opening times: Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Wednesdays to Fridays 11am to 5pm (until 8pm on the first Thursday of every month). Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 5pm
Admission: $10 (adults), children under 12 are free. Other concessions available. Admissions on the first Thursday of the month, from 5pm to 8pm, is $5