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Bruce Museum

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Address: 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone Number: 203-869-0376
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut.The...
Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut.The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm; closed Mondays and major holidays.
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Nice small museum

The exhibits change frequently. The museum is small but well done. Check to see what the exhibits are since they may not appeal to everyone. I enjoyed the Dutch painters exhibit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The exhibits change frequently. The museum is small but well done. Check to see what the exhibits are since they may not appeal to everyone. I enjoyed the Dutch painters exhibit.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went here for an exhibit that was on night animals it was very interactive and great for the family. People in the museum are really nice. The main exhibits on the CT area itself are really fun.

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North Haven, Connecticut
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14 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This little museum is well worth a visit. It is located on a small hill, and there is visitor parking (which was not immediately clear from their web site). The museum has three sections, at least one of which is always devoted to a special exhibition. At the time of my visit, this was a splendid selection of Northern Baroque... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Have gone by it many times when on Rt 95 in Greenwich and finally stopped in to see it. Wish the day was nicer as would have been fun to sit outside and have lunch. Spent about 75 mins inside. Nice collection, albeit limited. Personable staff. If in the area whether living nearby, visiting someone or just have some time... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a gem of a museum easily accessible from Manhattan via railroad from Grand Central to Greenwich Ct and then a five minute walk. They often have exhibits of art that you can't see anywhere else. It is a beautiful town to walk around and have lunch. Pick a nice day and go.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I am usually not impressed by the exhibits at Bruce: too much money spent with little result. But this time the museum has outdone itself: Northern Baroque Splendor. The HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from: LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna are currently on exhibit. Mostly Dutch and Flemish 17th Century paintings will keep you spell-bound for a while. Even if you don’t have... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great museum, great town, lovely restaurants on Greenwich Ave.... fun day...lots of organic, healthy restaurants

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washington dc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

An odd but intriguing combination of art history display and natural history section, very conveniently located at exit 3 of I-95, Greenwich, CT. An easy but rewarding pit stop. Has good temporary exhibits. We came for the Mannerist and Baroque paintings in a traveling exhibit from Lichtenstein, which was outstanding, but unexpectedly got sidetracked for a few minutes into the... More 

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Amagansett, NY USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

there is always something interesting going on at the museum. Worth a visit and fun for kids. Also there is a great park across the street for little ones

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Free admission because the main hall was being prepared for an exhibition. Still, we had a great time viewing Roz Chast's cartoon collection, Extreme Habitats and the permanent exhibits. My kids loved the dinosaur models and the birds, and especially the tank that had live horseshoe crab and other interesting crustaceans and fish. Hope to come back again.

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