We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bruce Museum

1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830
203-869-0376
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Greenwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Natural History Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Write a Review

73 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    35
    28
    8
    2
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
washington dc
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
98 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amagansett, NY USA
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I've been to many art museums but not any that combines art exhibits with those of science and history. An aquarium was there as well with a docent explaining the life of horseshoe crabs. Wonderful display of Andrew Wyeth's art as well as textural art by another artist. Connecticut history and artifacts were well displayed. Welcoming staff was there to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I used to come here every summer when I was a kid so I made a point of visiting when I was back in town. The volunteer (or employee?) running the desk was more interested in whoever was on the phone than in us, so we had to wait while she advised them a good restaurant in town, its address,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Something for everyone! Great sampling of manmade and natural art. The colorful mineral exhibit is worth the visit by itself. Marvelous gift shop.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenwich, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I grew up going to the Bruce Museum and I have always been a fan of their rocks that glowed under a black-light and hands on Native American exhibit, but my last visit to the Bruce took the cake. It had been over 10 years since my last visit to the Bruce when a friend asked me to come along... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We enjoyed the eclectic mix at this museum. Our favorite exhibit was of the teenage art work. The Beijing-New York exhibit was different.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was a lovely little museum just a block from the Delamar hotel. The grounds are lovely, lots of trees, across the street from a park. The contents of the museum are a bit random - impressionism, photo journalism, fossils, nature exhibits, etc. - but I thought that added to the charm. One could sample high-quality, interesting exhibits without getting... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

There are two exhibits currently at the museum that have more than a fair share of masterpieces. The first exhibit is Tales of Two Cities: New York and Beijing. The works of Joan Snyder and Wei Jia were mesmerizing. The second exhibit is iCreate, which features works by young "undiscovered" artists. Some of these would be valuable additions to any... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Bruce Museum also viewed

 

Been to Bruce Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Bruce Museum?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing