Open from 10:30am to 5:00pm (Adults $7, Seniors and Students $5. Children under 10 are free.), everyday except Tuesdays, from April 2nd to December 31st.


New Congressional Legislation would deny access to the courts, and full justice to Millions.

Attention Connecticut High School Students!

Enter our Juried Essay Contest.


  • Ralph Nader, President
    Richard L. Newman, Executive Director
    Ray C. Anderson (1934-2011)
    Peter Angelos
    F. Scott Baldwin (1928-2011)
    Frederick Baron (1947-2008)
    Joseph W. Belluck
    Michael J. Bidart
    David William Boone
    James E. Butler Jr.
    Joan B. Claybrook
    Robert Clifford
    Phil Donahue
    Thomas Fortune Fay
    Robert L. Habush
    Richard P. Hogan Jr.
    Wayne Hogan
  • James F. Humphreys
    J. Robert Hunter
    Tommy Jacks
    Joseph D. Jamail Jr.
    Gloria Jarecki & Henry Jarecki
    Greg Kafoury
    Robert G. Kerrigan
    J.D. Lee
    Fredric G. Levin
    Pamela Liapakis
    Sal Liccardo
    Thomas W. Malone
    Mark McDougal & Natalie McDougal
    Richard Warren Mithoff
    Robert M. Montgomery Jr. (1930-2008)
    Claire Nader
    James H. Nance
  • Joseph A. Page
    Joseph A. Power Jr.
    Edward M. Ricci
    John Richard
    Victor E. Schwartz
    William M. Shernoff
    Edward M. Swartz (1934-2010)
    Lanny S. Vines
    Mona Lisa Wallace
    Matt Wuerker
    C. Steven Yerrid
    Center for Study of Responsive Law
    Consumer Reports
    Cummings Foundation, Inc.
    Nader’s Raiders
    Public Safety Research Institute
    Safety Systems Foundation
    The Shafeek Nader Trust for Community Interest


“Fun, creative, visually stunning and provocative. By emphasizing cases where the civil justice system led not only to compensation for injured parties, but also to changes in corporate practice that made everyone safer, the museum reveals the truth about tort law—and likely leaves visitors with more sympathy towards it.”

October 4, 2015

“The museum aims to describe the evolution of the law regarding negligence and liability, and it features some of the most groundbreaking cases of the late 20th century.”

September 25, 2015

“The American Museum of Tort Law reminds visitors how unhealthy American lives were not so long ago.”

October 4, 2015

“The museum’s mission is to restore the idea that personal-injury law is not a way to line the pockets of a few lucky lawyers but rather a way to hold the powerful to account. As presented by the museum, personal-injury law may be the only way to hold a corporation accountable to the people it has harmed.”

September 28, 2015

“This nonprofit, educational institution aims to make people aware of tort law’s pivotal role in the protection of personal freedom and safety, and celebrates the historical and contemporary achievements of the civil justice system.”

December 31st, 2015