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William Benton Museum of Art

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Unique place!

Good small art museum with interesting exhibits. Takes a bit of effort to find on the UCONN campus... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Thea C
small museum, good offerings

This is a small museum tucked away in the middle of UCONN campus. But, if you are in this area... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
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Feb 8, 2019
“Great art space”
Nov 6, 2018
“Gem tucked into University of Connecticut campus”
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

This museum is a treasure. The building itself is the original Benton Museum with a very tastefully done edition. Inside there was a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable greeter named Josh who provided a very nice verbal introduction to the museum and its exhibits. The current...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jer b
Reviewed November 6, 2018

So many fine artists waiting to interface with you, as you visit this museum (and good gift shop!), filled with art, both well known and not yet widely known.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Good small art museum with interesting exhibits. Takes a bit of effort to find on the UCONN campus, but worth the effort. Enjoy!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Thea C
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is a small museum tucked away in the middle of UCONN campus. But, if you are in this area, try it. It features a great set of artists and art related events.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bp-in-the-USA
Reviewed June 27, 2017

This is not an art museum to which one makes a detour, but if you're on campus, it's a way to kill up to an hour. Highlights from permanent collection is displayed in one room with about 30 pieces. The pieces stretch from mostly 17th...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank pdwschmidt
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Recently the Benton (local nom de plum) was host to a art auction fundraiser for a local organizations. Benton has always been a favorite of locals but the food served, as well as art displayed, was special that evening. The new facility is a comfortable...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank _tonyrash
Reviewed January 20, 2017

I visited several exhibitions over the last ten years. Great place to spend rainy and cloudy afternoon in Storrs. Rodin expo was perfect. Very educational, same for Goya

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Sandika_51
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Small art museum located on the UConn campus in Storrs, CT. Exhibits range from the well-known to the obscure. No on-site parking, but only a short walk from the nearby parking garage. As a local, I've only visited a few times, as their advertising is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Kathleen_Narowski
Reviewed January 13, 2016

When you are visiting the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, do not miss the beautiful artwork at the Benton Museum. Well worth a visit during your visit to campus!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have seen many cool and unusual things at the Benton. I got to watch the Munks fromTibet make a Sand Mandala. it was one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. I got to use a human race machine - it takes a...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ann F
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