Visit us today at our two sites. The Youth Museum,
located behind the New Britain Public Library,
is a fun, interactive space that offers programs
on culture and arts for children and young adults.
The Hungerford Park Nature Center in Kensington is home
to many domestic animals and native wild birds.
There is a farm-yard, indoor exhibits,
walking trails, and a picnic and play area
Admission Policy Change
On Tuesday September 13th, 2016, the New Britain Youth Museum will
begin implementing a new admission fee of $2.00 per person.
Children under two will be
new annual $20.00 family membership* for just The New Britain Youth Museum,
Downtown, will be available, that will include:
Free admission to the New Britain Youth Museum all year
Advanced registration for children’s programs
Four free guest admission passes a year
· Reduced rates on children’s birthday parties and events for the
An all-inclusive $50.00 family membership will continue
to include free yearly admission to both the New Britain
Youth Museum and the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park as well as
discounts on Hungerford programs, events and Birthday parties.
The goal of the New Britain Youth Museum is to
provide a safe and enriching environment for children and families to explore
and gain a better understanding of the arts, humanities, and sciences.
Through the establishment of an entry fee, we hope
to ensure a sense of safety while in the museum and continue to provide
children with a positive space to learn and play.
* Some programs and special events may have an