About New Britain
The City of New Britain has a diverse population, and a rich history. Tucked into our many neighborhoods are 1,200 acres of the best park system in the state, sporting complexes and a treasure-trove of cultural attractions waiting to be discovered.
Visitors can enjoy a hotdog while watching New Britain's Double-A baseball team, the New Britain Bees, play a game at the friendly confines of the Willow Brook Park Sports Complex; play a round of golf at the newly redesigned, 27 hole, Stanley Golf Course; or simply take a quiet stroll through historic Walnut Hill Park and you will get a taste of the many different recreational activities New Britain has to offer.
Masterful works of art, eclectic culture, and fascinating history abound in the city at New Britain's Museum of American Art, Industrial Museum, Youth Museum, the New Britain Public Library, and the Hungerford Nature Center.
If performance arts is more your speed you can take in a play at one of New Britain's two theaters, the Hole in the Wall Theatre on Harvard Street, and the New Britain Repertory Theatre on Norden Street. And if you love music you're in luck because the New Britain Symphony, Music Series at South Church, the Parks and Recreation Summer Music Program, and Connecticut Virtuosi provide a variety of musical entertainment at venues throughout the city.
The city also remains enriched with community volunteerism. The spirit and pride of our community activists is evident through religious groups, social clubs, and community organizations, all of which work diligently to promote positive interaction through ethnic festivals, craft shows, nationally attended auto shows, and other wonderful events.
New Britain's business community is a rich mix of manufacturing, medical, high-tech industry and small to mid-sized businesses, which fuel our regional economy. Central Connecticut State University also has proved to be a fantastic partner for business development and support through their main campus and CCSU's Institute for Technology and Business Development, located in the heart of downtown.
New Britain offers in-town connections to major interstates and routes leading to the northern reaches of Boston and Canada, and south to New York City.
New Britain extends a warm welcome to any company looking to grow its business and join the success of a diverse, manufacturing-based community poised for the 21st century.