Visit 17 world-class museums and historic sites throughout Connecticut, and the lively communities in which they reside.
Explore the Connecticut Art Trail ... seventeen world-class museums and historic sites from bucolic farms, art studios and former artists' boarding houses to grand and modern art museums in vibrant downtowns. Discover diverse, quality collections rich in history and heritage, including European masterpieces, American Impressionism, ancient art and contemporary culture.
Purchase the ART PASS for $25 and visit all 17 museums for one low price, valid for ONE YEAR.
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Known as the home of American Impressionism with one of the foremost collections of Impressionism in America. Riverfront gallery includes major works by Childe Hassam, John Henry Twachtman and Willard Metcalf. Recently renovated boardinghouse surrounded by landscaped gardens was once home of the Lyme Art Colony, where noted names in American Impressionism created some of their best works.
Hours: Tues-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. Closed Mondays & major holidays: New Years Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Chadwick studio open mid-May through October.
Admission: Adults $9, seniors $8, students $7, children 12 and under free. Free admission on first Saturday in May.