Plan Your Visit

Museum Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday: 12 – 5 pm

Please note that the galleries are cleared 15 minutes before closing. Some galleries may occasionally be closed to visitors due to exhibition installation and maintenance, private events, and other non-regular events.

Holiday Schedule

We will be open to the public on the following holidays:

  • Presidents’ Day – Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Columbus Day – Monday, October 9, 2017
  • Veteran’s Day – Saturday, November 11, 2017

The museum will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 24, 2016
  • Christmas – Sunday, December 25 and Monday, December 26, 2016
  • New Year’s Day – Sunday, January 1, 2017
  • Martin Luther King Day – Monday, January 16, 2017
  • Easter Sunday – Sunday, April 16, 2017
  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017
  • Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4, 2017
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2017

Admission

  • Museum members: Free (Join now!)
  • Adults: $7
  • Seniors (65+) and students with valid college I.D.: $6
  • Children under 16: Free

Waterbury Residents (New!)
Free Museum admission to all residents of Waterbury. Must present valid I.D.
Supported by MacDermid Performance Solutions.

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Free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2016.

Museums on Us
1st Saturday & Sunday of the month
Free admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders

Community Free Day
2nd Sunday of the month
Explore the Museum all day at no charge and participate in a family friendly program at 1:00 p.m.

Reciprocal Free Admission
The Mattatuck Museum offers free admission to members of the following museums:

  • Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
  • Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT
  • Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA
  • Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
  • Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
  • Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
  • New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
  • Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

Gallery Guidelines

  • Food and drinks are permitted only in the café and Museum Garden
  • Water in plastic bottles may be brought into the Museum
  • Only pencils may be used in the galleries; the use of ballpoint pens, ink, markers, fountain pens or watercolors is not permitted at any time
  • Strollers are allowed in all galleries unless otherwise noted
  • Oversize and jogging strollers are prohibited
  • A wheelchair is available in the coat room (inquire at Visitor Services desk)
  • To ensure the safety of the collection, the Museum does not permit visitors to carry bags on their backs in the galleries
  • All backpacks and packages must be checked in at the Visitor Services desk
  • Coats and small umbrellas may be carried into the galleries. Large umbrellas must be checked
  • The Museum reserves the right to refuse other items and is not responsible for items held by the Visitor Services staff
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum or in the Garden.

Photography

  • Flash photography and video cameras cannot be used inside the Museum
  • Still photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only in the galleries devoted to the permanent collection
  • Photography is not permitted in special exhibitions or areas consisting of works of art on loan from private collections or other institutions
  • Photographs cannot be published, sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever