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William Benton Museum of Art

245 Glenbrook Rd, Storrs, Mansfield, CT 06269-9005
+1 860-486-4520
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Unique place!

Good small art museum with interesting exhibits. Takes a bit of effort to find on the UCONN campus... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Thea C
small museum, good offerings

This is a small museum tucked away in the middle of UCONN campus. But, if you are in this area... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
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19 Feb 2018
“Unique place!”
11 Nov 2017
“small museum, good offerings”
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245 Glenbrook Rd, Storrs, Mansfield, CT 06269-9005
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Good small art museum with interesting exhibits. Takes a bit of effort to find on the UCONN campus, but worth the effort. Enjoy!

Thank Thea C
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a small museum tucked away in the middle of UCONN campus. But, if you are in this area, try it. It features a great set of artists and art related events.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is not an art museum to which one makes a detour, but if you're on campus, it's a way to kill up to an hour. Highlights from permanent collection is displayed in one room with about 30 pieces. The pieces stretch from mostly 17th...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Recently the Benton (local nom de plum) was host to a art auction fundraiser for a local organizations. Benton has always been a favorite of locals but the food served, as well as art displayed, was special that evening. The new facility is a comfortable...More

1  Thank _tonyrash
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

I visited several exhibitions over the last ten years. Great place to spend rainy and cloudy afternoon in Storrs. Rodin expo was perfect. Very educational, same for Goya

2  Thank Sandika_51
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Small art museum located on the UConn campus in Storrs, CT. Exhibits range from the well-known to the obscure. No on-site parking, but only a short walk from the nearby parking garage. As a local, I've only visited a few times, as their advertising is...More

1  Thank Kathleen_Narowski
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

When you are visiting the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, do not miss the beautiful artwork at the Benton Museum. Well worth a visit during your visit to campus!

1  Thank Kenneth F
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have seen many cool and unusual things at the Benton. I got to watch the Munks fromTibet make a Sand Mandala. it was one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. I got to use a human race machine - it takes a...More

Thank Ann F
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Small museum tucked away on the UCONN campus. Hard to find, and no parking at the site. Not a far walk from parking garage tho. When you go in, you enter thru the restaurant which is sort of weird. Exhibitions are ok - some parts...More

Thank PinkRollaboard
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We have been to the Benton several times in the past few months and have really enjoyed it. The artwork is very good, and inspires lots of discussion. It's easy to find on campus, which is a plus. The docents are excellent, too. Very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank KraZ4food
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