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News & Updates

The New Britain Youth Museum will be CLOSED 11:30 am to 2:30 pm on Friday, Dec. 15th

Fall and Winter Hours for the Hungerford Nature Center

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

(Last Admission at 4:30 pm)

Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Last Admission at 3:30 pm)

The Hungerford Nature Center no longer does

wildlife rehabilitation.  

Please see the DEEP list, Dealing with Distressed Wildlife for current wildlife rehabbers.

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New Opportunity for Homeschool Families

Click below to learn more about the new Fit By Nature program offered by Mary Cole.

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 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.

The New Britain Youth Museum and Hungerford Park is a not for profit, 501 (c) 3 organization. 

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Robert Mittica


The New Britain Youth Museum has been voted BEST KIDS ACTIVITY and the Hungerford Nature Center has been voted BEST CAMP in the New Britain Herald’s Reader Poll, Best of 2023!

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