Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Hours: Hours: Wed-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and major holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, July 4. Closed at 3pm December 24, December 31, and day before Thanksgiving.

The sheer quality and range of its artworks place the Wadsworth Atheneum among the greatest art museums in the United States. Among the museum’s collections are an unparalleled assembly of Hudson River School landscapes, world-renowned Baroque and Surrealist paintings, European and American Impressionist paintings, Meissen and Sevres porcelains, costumes and textiles, American furniture and decorative arts, and the vanguard of contemporary art.