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School of Fine ArtsThe William Benton Museum of Art

Hours & Admission


Tuesday–Friday 10–4:30
Saturday & Sunday 1–4:30
Closed on Mondays

Visitor Services and Store
Tuesday–Friday 10–4
Saturday and Sunday 1–4:30

Administrative Offices
Monday–Friday 8:30–4:30

The Beanery Café
The is now open and managed by UConn Dining Services.  Link for Menu and hours of operation: The Beanery at The Benton  Phone 860-486-5426 for more information.

Admission to the galleries is free.
Donations are appreciated. Suggested donation $5 per person.


The Benton Museum recognizes the diverse needs of the public utilizing the museum, and we offer a variety of services to ensure the accessibility of the Museum and its collection.

All public areas of the Museum are wheelchair accessible.  The front entrance features one power-assist door and all three of the main galleries are wheelchair-accessible via elevator. Manual and motorized wheelchairs are permitted.

One wheelchair is available for visitors and can be requested at the Visitor Services Desk.
The museum has three parking spaces in a lot directly adjacent to the museum and is available during open hours.  Please stop at the Visitor Services desk and ask for a parking permit upon your arrival.

Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located between the Visitor Services Desk and the Elevator.

The Benton offers large-print text copies of the exhibition labels (available at the front desk) for the sight impaired.

Service dogs are welcome to accompany in all areas of the museum.

If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodations, please contact Visitor Services at 860-486-4520

For Events and Programs:

Visitors or guests seeking an accommodation at an event or facility at any University campus should contact the hosting department or event planner prior to arrival.  Please note, sufficient notice may be required to allow enough time for the hosting department or event planner to coordinate an accommodation(s).

Visitors or guests may contact OIE at (860) 486-2943 or by email at for further information and assistance regarding campus accessibility.

NOTE: Events and programs are subject to change.
Please call 860-486-4520 or check the calendar on the home page.