The Bruce Museum

Greenwich, CT

Where are we going?

The Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
CT 06830

203 869 0376

What is there to do?

The Bruce Museum is a community based museum with a focus on art, science and natural history within it's annually changing exhibits, plus permanent exhibits that feature natural sciences that relate to the natural sciences worldwide.

Sounds like a pretty impressive museum to us!

Originally built as a private home in 1853, so before you even walk in you can experience some history!

When you explore the permanent exhibitions, kids can really gain a vast educational experience, which is great!

The Changes in Out Land address environmental history, from global to local perspectives, plus additional exhibits on the exploration of the Earth's minerals, human imprints on natural resources, and even the connection between the tides and life!

Kids can also encounter marine creatures in the 500 gallon Long Island South marine take! Crabs, fish, snails and starfish all call it home, and are ready to meet you! They also offer live feedings at the marine tank on Tuesdays and Fridays!

Every Object Tells a Story looks at a number of amazing objects, including a meteorite, to an American Bald Eagle, dinosaur egg and Native American Basket, and what stories of the past they tell! You might just be amazed!

The Bruce Museum features an exhibit on how the planet was formed in the first place, and also connections between nature and the community.

A museum rich in history and learning, so why not be part of the story and make a visit yourself to The Bruce Museum? It's like living in a history or science book!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $10

Children: $7 for students aged 5 to 22 with valid ID

Discount: Free for members and EVERYONE on Tuesdays! $8 for seniors

Free Under: 5 years


Need a little extra help?

The Bruce Museum is accessible to individuals with disabilities.


When can we go?

10am - 5pm Tuesday to Sunday (Doors close 4:30pm)

Closed Mondays plus New Years Eve/Day, Easter, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas


Any top tips?

Family tours are held 11:30 am - 12:15 pm on most Sundays. Drop-in tour designed for children aged 6-10 and their families. This program will provide an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission. No registration necessary.​ Docent tours are held every Tuesday, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, and Friday, 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Free with Museum admission. No reservations necessary.

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