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Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center

144 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
+1 203-753-0381
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Somthing for all ages

This is really a very nice small museum, If you are from the area, or were, and is visiting spend... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eastham, Massachusetts
Fine Historical and Art Museum in an unlikely place

Waterbury, CT, is a bir of a depressed town because it was dependent on manufacturing for so long... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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144 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
+1 203-753-0381
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is really a very nice small museum, If you are from the area, or were, and is visiting spend a few hours in there. It traces the history of the area from Revolutionary war to the present. LOTS hands on stuff for the kids,...More

Thank 98999Mike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterbury, CT, is a bir of a depressed town because it was dependent on manufacturing for so long. Now most of that industry is gone. The Mattatuck Museum is a little bit of a gem in a struggling city. It features both history and fine...More

Thank SarahS1972
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very friendly staff. Exhibits are very interesting and different. great place for holding events. they have a nice area outside and larger hall with stage. Very accommodating.

Thank christophersK8955XK
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Yoga was very relaxing but disappointed there was no docent available to do the official walk about. Exhibits were interesting. Walking distance across the green to good restaurant Signatures.

Thank IIY2
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My husband and I visited the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut on Sunday, September 10th. It was a very pleasant surprise being a free admission day with free food and drinks for the opening of some of the museum’s latest exhibits. The exhibits throughout the...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Our classes go there every year to learn about our City. We have so much culture in our City and the children do not know anything about our area.

Thank WaterburyCt_
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting and informative. Beautiful place and nice pleasant. I can bealieve is in waterbury. Lol i go each month

Reviewed 23 April 2017

It's a small museum that will take only an hour or two, but it's well worth the trip. Plenty of activities for the kids, both as separate activity areas and incorporated into the history exhibits. Interesting and well done section on the prehistory and history...More

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Extensive history of Waterbury, including artifacts. Understand that Waterbury's grade school students come to the museum each year. Have a small but rotating painting-sculpture collection. Each year seem to have a 'big name' artist exhibit. Web site also has children/family events. Don't rush through it.

Thank Flo C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Recently attended a special exhibit on Boy Scouting. What a delight. Very organized and highly interesting. Excellent exhibits from an old industrial town specializing in the brass industry. Very interesting permanent exhibits and fine art of many styles and periods. Be on lookout for advertised...More

Thank Ray S
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29 October 2017|
Response from kzsull01 | Reviewed this property |
I believe free admission may be around the opening of some of the museum's exhibits. Please contact the actual museum for the answer to this question. I only happened to visit the museum on a day it had free admission.
Isis B
14 July 2016|
Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $7; less for seniors, students and kids. Free for members of the Mattatuck of those in the NARM association.