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The city of Greenwich is a cultural center in Connecticut and it is near numerous universities and colleges, as well as several fascinating museums. Within Greenwich is the
Bruce Museum, which was originally built as a private home in 1853. Former owner Robert Moffat Bruce bequeathed it to the Town of Greenwich and stipulated that it was to be used as a museum for natural history and as an art museum. Today, this is exactly what visitors will find, and the museum features various collections of art from various artisans around the state and region, along withy 15,000 objects of art, and artifacts that have been obtained over the 90-year history of the museum. The Bruce Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 5pm, and Sunday 1pm until 5pm. It is closed on Mondays and major holidays, and admission is $7 for adults, $6 for students, children and seniors.
Greenwich Historical Society features a visitor’s center, and is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 12pm to 4pm (closed on major holidays). It features various collections, with the goal to preserve the history of the town.
You can experience sea life at the
in neighboring Norwalk, which is open daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day) from 10am until 5pm. Located on the Long Island Sound this center includes an IMAX movie theater, along with more than 1,000 marine animals including sharks, seat turtles and dozens of species of fish.