Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Hartford is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Hartford a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Hartford.
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600 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Wadsworth Atheneum is an art museum that was built in 1842 and is well renowned for its distinct collection of Hudson River landscapes, European art, American and French Impressionist paintings and some modern marvels. The Wadsworth Atheneum is actually one of the oldest still-in-operation art museums in USA. Some of the most prominent artists ...
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Hartford, CT 06106, USA
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Connecticut State Capitol comprises of some of the most important institutions of the state of Connecticut like the Lower House, Upper House, State Senate, General assembly, Governor's office and the House of Representatives. The building was built from 1872 – 1878 and the architecture is a classic mix of Eastlake Movement architecture st...
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800 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
The Old State House in Hartford is popularly believed to be the first public building that was constructed in the city and was used for various official purposes. Over the years it has seen a number of famous people and popular events being hosted. Thus, the building was also declared to be a National Historic Landmark in 1960. Though the building ...
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1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
The Connecticut Historical Society or CHS as it is popularly referred to as now, is a combination of an education center, museum, library and archive, opened for the betterment of the people of the state. The CHS is also one of the oldest historical societies in USA, being opened back in 1825. The CHS boasts of a number of books, research materials...
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60 Gold St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The First Church of Christ is a historic church and is located in the premises of the famous Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford. The church is in fact one of the oldest congregation churches in the city. Some of the earliest burials are from the 1600s and people of all ages, races, genders, religions or status were buried at the very same spot. As ...
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56 Arbor St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
02:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Real Art ways is an art space that aims to give the local talent of Hartford an opportunity to showcase their talents in the form of theater, music performance, comedy sketches, literary, indie cinema and even community events. It was initially founded in the year 1975, and since then has grown in popularity with each passing year. The cinemas show...
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500 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
With the aim of providing quality information at the most affordable price, the Hartford Public Library was first established in the year 1774, and now has grown into 9 different branches. Apart from providing excellent detailed information, the facility also gives free access to computers and wifi. It is a very useful place for visitors in search ...
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Hartford, CT 06103, United States
Opened in 1999, the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza is a beautifully landscaped park that is located on the very edge of the Connecticut River. The Plaza is a wonderful attraction and hosts a number of events all through the year. Apart from the performances and beauty of the park, visitors can also enjoy the boat cruises that start from the Plaza. Vari...
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231 Capitol Ave #2, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Connecticut State Library aims to preserve and make accessible the history of Connecticut, its culture and legacy to the people and aid in development of the whole state. It is a treasure trove of knowledge with its various books, public records and the archives. The library is almost 150 years old now and listed on the National Register of His...
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140 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Cathedral of St. Joseph is Roman Catholic Archdiocese mother church that was built in 1962 at the very place where the old cathedral once stood. The previous structure burned down in a fire in 1956. The new cathedral is a concrete building with huge stained glass windows, specially crafted in Paris, and a large ceramic tile mural. The cathedral...