Explore Connecticut’s Old State House

At Connecticut’s Old State House, you’ll find historic rooms and exhibits for people of all ages to explore. During your tour, you will walk through the chambers and halls where Connecticut history was made. Each room has been beautifully and authentically restored.

The building is wheelchair accessible with elevator access to all floors and accessible restrooms.


Tue : 12 PM – 5 PM
Wed : 12 PM – 5 PM
Thu : 12 PM – 8 PM
Fri : 12 PM – 5 PM
Sat : 12 PM – 5 PM
(Last ticket sold one hour before close)

Closed Sundays, Mondays, and most state holidays.

Morning and afternoon school programs are available – both virtual and in-person


Connecticut’s Old State House is located at 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT. The museum is easily accessible from I-91, I-84, and Route 2. 




We recommend the State House Square parking garage, located at 55 Market Street and just steps away from Connecticut’s Old State House. Parking is only $5 with a validated ticket.

Free on-street parking is available after 6 pm and on weekends. Follow posted parking instructions.

Please present your parking ticket to the museum’s Visitor Services desk for validation.


Connecticut’s Old State House is not open for tours on these state holidays

Or Leave Your Car At Home and Visit Connecticut’s Old State House Via Transit!



Via Train

  • Take the CTrail Hartford Line to Hartford Union Station
  • Connect to Dash Shuttle (Monday – Friday only) at Union Station Bus Terminal
  • Get off at Stop 12 and walk a few minutes to Connecticut’s Old State House

Via CTtransit

  • Use the CTrides trip planner to find the best bus connections from your point of origin

Via CTfastrak

  • Take CTfastrak into Hartford
  • Get off at the Traveler’s Stop
  • Walk a few minutes to Connecticut’s Old State House 

Visit CTrides.com to find more green travel options and plan a trip!


Deja tu automóvil en casa y visita la Old State House de Connecticut usando el transporte público


Toma el tren de CTrail Hartford Line y baja en Hartford Union Station

Utiliza el servicio de conexión de Dash Shuttle (solo de lunes a viernes) en la terminal de autobuses de Union Station

Baja en la parada 12 y camina unos minutos hasta la Old State House de Connecticut


Utiliza el planificador de viajes de CTrides para encontrar las mejores conexiones de autobús desde tu punto de origen


Toma CTfastrak hacia Hartford

Baja en la parada de Travelers

Camina unos minutos hasta la Old State House de Connecticut


¡Visita CTrides.com para encontrar más opciones de viaje ecológicas y planea tu viaje!