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Bruce Museum

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Address: 1 Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT 06830-7100
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Impressive little museum, with interesting exhibits

For a modest space, the Bruce Museum offers some excellent exhibits. I saw the Sisley show, which was very well curated. Skip the docent tours - sadly, they add little value to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Massapequa, New York
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Massapequa, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a modest space, the Bruce Museum offers some excellent exhibits. I saw the Sisley show, which was very well curated. Skip the docent tours - sadly, they add little value to the experience. Leave time for the gift shop; it's actually reasonable and has some very interesting things on offer.

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Thank NyLynne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Street Smart photography exhibit really captured the mood and good vibes of New York City! Afterward shopping in the gift shop was a lot of fun! Had a huge variety of gifts to choose from, and the saleswomen were especially helpful. Can't wait to return!

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhibit was interesting, well laid out. There is also another wing of this museum dedicated to local interests of the area - suitable for all ages. Gift shop is worth the visit. Enjoyed a Sunday afternoon visiting this location. Also, plenty of parking.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

This is a small museum in G'Wich. It's located in an old mansion in a park down near the train station. It's well organized with a very friendly staff. The museum doesn't have much in the way of a permanent painting or sculpture collection, although there are lots of revolving visiting artist exhibits. There is a Childe Hassan there that... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

the impressionist painting of Alfred Sisley is on display at. Bruce Museum. Impressive history of his life and how he wanted to paint instead of other options. He painted with other famous artist - Monet and Renoir. there is a permanent collection on display - see website.

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

I have only been to Greenwich 3 times before,this. Never been to the Bruce. Went for the Sisley exhibit. He is one of my favorite impressionist. Wonderfully curated exhibit. Also one on Panegea. Very well,done at that. Decided to,become members..family membership many many excellent museums included- some in NYC

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Took a friend to check out museum on a rainy day, we enjoyed the Museum and the various exhibits, educational and fun 2 hour visit. Great for families and small children as well. Check schedule as exhibits change often.

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Woodmere, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

The new exhibit of Sisley paintings and another new exhibit of miniatures were beautiful things to view. The Bruce museum is small but always has a collection with great impact. It is wonderful to indulge in the paintings and then be awestruck by a unique collection of miniature works like nothing we've ever seen. It is always a joy to... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

I learn a lot when I go there. The museum is a nice size. Cool rock exhibit. Changing science stuff with a dynamic curator who knows his stuff and can tell you about it. Great art that changes a lot with the help of NY curator Ken Silver!

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West Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

This is a charming, intimate museum with ever-changng exhibits. On our visit, there were the followig exhibits: electricity, earth science and artifacts, a hotogrphy exhibit and a section on women artists. Al were very interesting,. Cute gift shop too.

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