The New Britain Industrial Museum is currently moving from 185 Main Street to 59 W. Main Street and will not open in the new location until mid-September.

When the NBIM opens at 59 W. Main there will be an admission charge.

 • $5 for Adults

•  $3 for Seniors (65+)

• $3 for Students (13+)

Members, Donors (Burritt Circle and above) & Children 12 and under are FREE.
There will be free admission for all every Saturday morning from 10-12.

In the new space @59 W. Main, public hours will remain the same:
Tuesdays 2-5 | Wednesdays 12-5 | Thursdays & Fridays 2-5 | Saturday 10-4
Closed Sundays, Mondays and all Major Holidays


When the NBIM re-opens in September, parking will be the same: on the street, in the public lot next between the CCSU/ITBD building and the Police Station, or in the Municipal Garages located on Bank/Chestnut and Washington Street. Parking in the municipal Bank/Chestnut St.garage is free after 8 pm on weekdays and free all day Saturday and Sunday. There is no charge for on street parking downtown after 5 or on weekends.

The New Britain Industrial Museum is located 2 blocks from the downtown New Britain CTfastrack Station.
Link to CTfastrack information.

PLACES TO EAT in New Britain
Capitol Lunch ~ 510 Main Street
Criollisimo Restaurant ~ 340 Arch Street
East Side German Restaurant ~ 131 Dwight Street
Great Taste (Chinese) ~ 597 West Main Street
Grand Pizza & Restaurant ~ 136 Main Street
Mae Kong (Thai) ~ 26 Main Street
Miss Washington Diner ~ 10 Washington Street
Mofongo Restaurant (Puerto Rican & American) ~ 260 Main Street
Riley’s Gourmet ~ 61 Glen Street
West Side Tavern ~ 586 W. Main Street

Polish Food:
Belvedere Cafe and Restaurant ~ 82 Broad Street
Cracovia ~ 994 West Main Street
Roly Poly Bakery ~ 587 Main Street
Starpolska ~ 252 Broad Street

Additional restaurant listings can be found on Urban Spoon.


New Britain Downtown District Visitors Center
New Britain Museum of American Art
Central CT State University (CCSU) Art Gallery
Art League of New Britain
Amatos Toy and Hobby Shop
New Britain Youth Museums
Walnut Hill Park
Rose Garden at Walnut Hill Park
Hole in the Wall Theater
Repertory Theater of New Britain

For other places to visit in Connecticut:
CT Museum Quest
Visit Connecticut