Explore the unique connection between art and regional history, revealed in our permanent fine arts collection and diverse special exhibitions.

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11 am - 5 pm MON
11 am - 5 pm TUE
11 am - 5 pm WED
11 am - 5 pm THU
11 am - 5 pm FRI
11 am - 5 pm SAT
11 am - 4 pm SUN


Our award-winning educational programs give students hand-on experiences with art and history while encouraging critical thinking and observation skills. Learn more


Discover a wide array of family programming, music, movies, studio art classes, and lectures, both within the museum and through our travel programs. Learn more

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We couldn’t do this without you! Support our work by donating your time, becoming a member or corporate partner, or donating to The MATT’s annual fund. Learn more

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Adventures in Art & History

The Mattatuck Museum is a center of art and history, a gathering place that nurtures creativity and learning through transformative experiences to encourage a deeper understanding of ourselves and our heritage. Established in 1877 as the Mattatuck Historical Society, today we collect and exhibit American art and cultural history with a focus on the history of the Naugatuck Valley and the artists of Connecticut.

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Educational Programs

LEARN, CREATE & EXPLORE at the Mattatuck Museum with our Educational Programming. Vist our Calendar to register for upcoming events!


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