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Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
+1 203-753-0381
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Great stuff for all ages and interests

It's a small museum that will take only an hour or two, but it's well worth the trip. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Extensive history of Waterbury & surrounding area

Extensive history of Waterbury, including artifacts. Understand that Waterbury's grade school... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Flo C
Torrington, Connecticut
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144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
+1 203-753-0381
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

It's a small museum that will take only an hour or two, but it's well worth the trip. Plenty of activities for the kids, both as separate activity areas and incorporated into the history exhibits. Interesting and well done section on the prehistory and history...More

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Extensive history of Waterbury, including artifacts. Understand that Waterbury's grade school students come to the museum each year. Have a small but rotating painting-sculpture collection. Each year seem to have a 'big name' artist exhibit. Web site also has children/family events. Don't rush through it.

Thank Flo C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Recently attended a special exhibit on Boy Scouting. What a delight. Very organized and highly interesting. Excellent exhibits from an old industrial town specializing in the brass industry. Very interesting permanent exhibits and fine art of many styles and periods. Be on lookout for advertised...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Always a good stop to learn about Waterbury's industrial history; but it also offers some interesting art exhibits (small but well-curated) and one of the finest button collections in the country.

Thank familygal2017
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This museum doesnt look like much from the outside, but once you walk inside You have a lot of choices of where to go first. Currently there are several different art exhibits in three different galleries. Also a gallery of local Waterbury history. Even the...More

Thank linbwtby
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The museum is affordable and has a lot of history of the city in many forms. It is great for all ages, very accessible and worth a visit.

Thank Doreen Q
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Short, sweet and straight to the point. Not an all day affair for children. My son actually became upset cause their wasn't much of nothing for him to do. He hated the buttons. Not for children over 5, and that's being good. My son was...More

Thank Rock175
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We picked a hotel in Waterbury CT because the Timex Museum was there. Unfortunately it closed for good in 2015. So we went here instead and were very pleased.. they have an interesting collection of Buttons through the ages since buttons were made there in...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed ourselves. There was a lot of interesting things in the museum. It is a really nice place to visit.

Thank joelleperna
Reviewed 11 July 2016

What an unexpected pleasure! The Mattituck Museum is exemplary in many respects, and its emphasis on local art and history is admirable. We happened to visit and catch some very interesting exhibits, including TEA DAY 1931: The Art Community at Old Lyme, and WHAT A...More

Thank ChinaFanNYC
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Isis B
15 July 2016|
Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $7; less for seniors, students and kids. Free for members of the Mattatuck of those in the NARM association.