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Exhibitions

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

See what’s going on & what’s coming up

Plan your visit

Hours

12 pm - 5 pm Monday - Friday
12 pm - 5 pm First Full Weekend of the Month

Admission

$5 General Admission
Free Members & Children (12 & under)
Free Monday-Friday Waterbury Residents

education

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

calendar

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

support & membership

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.

A rebel before her time Miss Welton’s tale
Local history awaits Begin exploring
10,000 buttonsEach one unique
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Jane Peterson

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Upcycled Exhibition Banner Tote Bag

$45.00add to cart

Hidden In Plain Sight – Whittemore Collection

$20.00add to cart

MATT by Night

EAT, DRINK & GATHER Whether you are a young professional or student, art lover or history buff, night owl or socialite, you are invited to another MATT by Night adventure! Must be 21+.

UP NEXT Summer Block Party June 27, 2019

Rentals

MAKE YOUR EVENT A MASTERPIECE Rent the Mattatuck Museum for your wedding, corporate meeting, or anything in between. Your guests will enjoy a unique and sophisticated setting.