Tuesday- Saturday: 10 am — 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm — 5 pm
The Museum is closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday
General admission includes access to all indoor and outdoor exhibits.
Active Military Personnel: $7
Children under 12: Free
New London residents: Free
Become a member and visit as often as you’d like throughout the year! You can also apply the cost of your admission toward a membership on the day you visit.
Visit For Free
The Lyman Allyn is a cultural, educational and community resource. In order to provide greater community access to the museum, we offer a selection of free admission options.
- Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 12)
Free admission to all mothers and a 10% discount in the museum shop.
- Free First Saturdays
Free admission all day on the first Saturday of every month. Check our calendar for a list of Free First Saturday family programs. Sponsored by People’s United Bank.
- Library Museum Passes
Visit your local library and check out a museum pass to visit the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. Please check with your local libraries circulation desk to see how many general admissions each pass covers. Check out a list of public libraries in Connecticut here.
- Blue Star Museums
The Blue Start Museums program provides free admission for active-duty military and their immediate family members, up to five, Memorial Day through Labor Day.
- Is it your Birthday?
Receive free admission on your Birthday! It’s a little gift from us to you!
The Lyman Allyn App
Download the free Lyman Allyn app and discover the Museum in a new way. This app, featuring tours of the galleries, educational content, and location-based notifications, will provide visitors with a new way of encountering art.
Connecticut Art Trail – Visit 20 world-class museums and historic sites for only $25 (a $95+ value)
Discover world-class museums and historic sites on the state-wide Connecticut Art Trail and explore diverse, quality collections rich in history and heritage, including European masterpieces, American Impressionism, ancient art and contemporary culture. You determine a one-year time-frame; we admit you to 18 museums.
To see a full list of participating museums and to purchase the Art Pass, visit www.ctarttrail.org. You may also purchase a pass at Lyman Allyn Art Museum; please inquire at the Front Desk.
- All public areas are wheelchair accessible.
- A ramp is located at the Museum’s side entrance. Assistance is needed as the door is not automatic.
- A wheelchair accessible restroom is located on the first floor.