Unique Exhibitions

Discover Connecticut Culture and History


Unique Exhibitions

Discover Connecticut History

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Current Exhibitions

November 21, 2023 - July 14, 2024 Dec 3, 2023

We’re Game! Sports and Community

Connecticut is home to many sports that connect people in communities—and in competition. Although these sports may be…

October 12, 2023 - September 8, 2024 Dec 3, 2023 - Sep 8, 2024

Connecticut’s Bookshelf

Connecticut is the birthplace of comic books, copyright law, Noah Webster, and the recipe for pumpkin pie. It…

Permanent Exhibit Dec 3, 2023 - Sep 1, 2050

Making Connecticut

Don’t miss this exhibit 400+ years in the making! Colorful, interactive, and filled with more than 500 historic…

Permanent Exhibit Dec 3, 2023 - Sep 30, 2050

Inn & Tavern Signs of Connecticut

Between 1750 and 1850, there were more than 50,000 inn and tavern signs produced by American painters, creating…

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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.