Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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Founded in 1842, this formidable museum ranks among the first art museums in the US. The initial collection consisted of landscapes by such artists as John Trumbull, Frederic Church and Thomas Cole. The museum today boasts some 45,000 works spanning more than 5,000 years. In addition to a world-renowned collection of Hudson River school landscapes, highlights include European porcelain, 19C European paintings and 17C American furniture. Outside the museum stands the giant Stegosaurus by Alexander Calder.

Useful information

Address : 

Main St 600

Phone:

+1 860-278-2670

Price:

10 $

Opening hours

Wed-Fri 11am-5pm, weekends: 10am-5pm, (1st Thu of every month until 8pm) - closed Bank Hols

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