Mattatuck Museum



Hours: Tues-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. Closed Mondays & major holidays. Convenient free parking behind the museum on Park Street.

Located in the heart of downtown Waterbury’s architectural district the Mattatuck Museum is a vibrant destination, known locally and regionally as a community-centered institution of American art and history. The Mattatuck hosts numerous changing exhibitions each year as well as a permanent collection, which features 300 years of work by American giants including John Trumbull, Erastus Salisbury Field, Frederic Church, John Frederick Kensett, Kay Sage, Arshile Gorky, Yves Tanguy, Peter Poskas, Abe Ajay and Alexander Calder. Explore the region’s history through a dynamic exhibit designed to engage audiences of all ages with interactive displays, oral histories and historic movie clips. Examine the intriguing Button Gallery featuring 10,000 buttons from all over the world.

The Mattatuck offers a wide array of gallery tours, lectures, book discussion, musical programs and studio classes for adults and families, often free with Museum admission.