Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am — 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm — 5 pm
Last admission at 4 pm
CT Summer at the Museum is back! We are honored to once again participate in the CT Summer at the Museum program. From July 1 – Sept. 5, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying adult can visit participating museums free of charge. Click to learn more. #CTSummerMuseums #CTvisit
The program is administered with the support of Connecticut Humanities and the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the federal ARPA.
Active Military Personnel: $7
Children under 12: Free
New London residents: Free
Includes access to all indoor and outdoor exhibits.
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
Free admission to all mothers and a 10% discount in the museum shop.
- Father’s Day
Free admission to all fathers 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. Learn more about the app.
Connecticut Art Trail
Visit 22 world-class museums and historic sites for only $35 (a $120+ 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 22 museums.
To see a full list of participating museums and to purchase the Passport, visit www.ctarttrail.org. You may also purchase a Passport at the Lyman Allyn’s admission desk. Make the Art Passport the centerpiece of your next travel experience!
- 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. Please ring the doorbell and a staff member can assist you.
- A wheelchair accessible restroom is located on the first floor.