New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain

The New Britain Museum of American Art is an art museum in New Britain, Connecticut. Founded in 1903, it is the first museum in the country dedicated to American art.
A total of 72,000 visits were made to the museum in the year ending June 30, 2009, and another 16,000 visits were made to the museum's satellite gallery at TheatreWorks in Hartford, Connecticut.
Walnut Hill Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, is next to the museum.
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  • We haven't been to this musuem for years and since it was a free admission weekend on the first weekend of the month for Bank of America cardholders, we decided to got at the last minute. Boy, what a....  more »
  • This museum in New Britain is not all that large but gets really great exhibits every so often. They had a major exhibit from Chihuly the glass artist. Last year they had a great exhibit from...  more »
  • Great relaxing environment. Which is just what was needed. Beautiful paintings. I know it's a boring job but the staff could be a little bit more enthusiastic. I drove 3 hrs to be there.
  • There was so much to see and to learn. Great for families and school trips..Great art room downstairs. Loved all teh art work by children displayed throught, reminded me of my old classroom when I taught preschool. MS. Bonnie she was absolutely wonderful and funny and so engaging great bubbly personality...our tour your person Ms. Donna was very nice and very informative..loved her explanation of the paintings..Thanks again..
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