Hours & Admission

Visitor Services

Advance tickets/reservations are not required for general Museum admission.

Summer Hours

Monday-Saturday, 9:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sunday.

Last admission at 4pm.


    • Children (over 12 months) and adults: $12 per person

    • Organized Groups of ten or more children: $10 per person (with advance reservation)

    • Military Admission: $9 per person for up to 4 people. Must show military ID.

    • Members and children 12 months and under are free during our regular operating hours.

    • Museums for All Program: SNAP EBT cardholders are eligible for $1 general admission (subject to availability) for themselves and up to three guests.

Become a member and enjoy special benefits and visit as often as you like during regular hours.

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Museum Closings

Museum is CLOSED on the following Holidays:

  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4
  • Thanksgiving Eve & Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve – Join us for Countdown to Noon instead!
  • Labor Day

Special Openings

Museum is OPEN on the following Holidays:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Indigenous People’s Day

Visitor Services

  • Baby changing tables are available in both restrooms. A disposable diaper kit is available at the front desk.
  • Strollers are permitted in the Museum’s exhibit areas. Stroller parking is also available in the coat room and outside.
  • The coat room is to your right as you enter the museum.
  • First aid emergencies should be directed to staff members or the front desk.
  • Birthday Parties at the Museum are a blast! Have a great party your way by choosing a plan to fit your needs. We have a variety of options, visit our Parties page for more information. Make reservations online or by calling during museum hours: 860.691.1111
  • The Museum Store is located adjacent to the admissions desk in the lobby of the building.
  • Extra clothing is available at the front desk should one of those oops moments occurs and you are in need!

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