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Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center

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Address: 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone Number: (203) 753-0381
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice little museum

Very small, but interesting museum with lots of local history and a beautiful room full of buttons! They covered their history as a metal and brass center in a very interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Southington, Connecticut
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a relatively small art museum but they do have a nice collection regarding the local history, a button collection and other permanent works. Unfortunately, when we went they did not have any cafe or food service which is a detriment. However, if you are looking for a small museum with quality items that you don't have to spend... More 

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New Jersey
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Very small, but interesting museum with lots of local history and a beautiful room full of buttons! They covered their history as a metal and brass center in a very interesting manner.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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212 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

this was a nice surprise located in the downtown area. Lots of history and some lovely paintings and art. Nice to visit and spend a few hours ....

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Mattatuck Museum has a great collection of Connecticut and local memorabilia and historical artifacts. The presentation is clean and modern, allowing for viewing of many of the artifacts from different angles. Especially informative is the information about the history of manufacturing, focusing on the local industries of brass and rubber manufacturing. In addition, there are changing exhibits of art... More 

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you like history and want to learn about connecticut this a a great start. They have the museum and a nice cafe. You can take a walking tour of the architecture in the city. That in it self is worth it because of the old buildings and the charm. This is a hidden gem in the stae that is... More 

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Venice, Florida
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I visited this museum recently to view the current exhibit about the art colony from Kent, Connecticut. I was surprised at the quality of the other exhibits. The permanent collection on display was very interesting but I was fascinated by the exhibit pertaining to Waterbury and the history of manufacturing there. They also have a great cafe for a quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

This museum shows world class art work . It also has a very nice restaurant. The staff is very nice and helpful. The curator took time to explain an art exhibit to me.

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Harwinton, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Mattatuck Museum has an interesting combination of art and displays pertaining to the history of Connecticut. There is a large room full of oil paintings depicting local and historic landmarks and panoramas, a gallery of studies of light and shadow in the woods with snow, and two large galleries of art as well as a video presentaion on the... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The museum was a very pleasant surprise. The building is old and beautiful. When you enter the atmosphere is inviting as are staff. We are so happy that we were able to find this true treasure. We happened to spend a few hours in the industrial history area of the museum and still were not able to take it all... More 

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Offers many programs about the local area. Tea Room has offered excellent meals to top off a visit with the local past of the area.

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Additional Information about Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center

Address: Address: 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone Number: (203) 753-0381
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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