Programs & Events

Wee Faerie Village

September 29 through October 28, 2018

Visit the Museum this fall for our annual outdoor installation!

Check back after February 4, 2018, for the theme for the 10th Anniversary of Wee Faerie Village!

OR

Like us on Facebook! The theme will be announced there first during the Super Bowl on February 4, 2018.

What do faeries and football have in common? Probably not a lot but, in addition to being in the know, when you like us on Facebook, you’ll receive information on exhibitions and programs AND posts of beautiful paintings!

 

 

 

 

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September 30 to October 29

Hours & Admission

Please note there are special hours & pricing for Wee Faerie Village:

Tuesday through Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Open Columbus Day Monday (October 9) 10am – 5pm


Admission includes access to the Wee Faerie Village outdoor exhibition and the special exhibitions in the Krieble Gallery, as well as the historic Florence Griswold House and the rest of the Museum’s facilities. All visitors are responsible for the additional special event admission. During this time, Museum passes, Library passes, 2-for-1 offers, and other discounts apply to the regular admission fee.

$15 Adults
$14 Seniors (62+)
$13 Students
$5 Members
Children 12 and under are free

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Cafe Flo and Cafe Flo To Go!

Cafe Flo is open
Tuesdays through Saturday—11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Sundays — 11:30 to 3:30 PM  (note: opening earlier in October for Wee Faerie Village)

Reservations are only accepted for parties of six or more. (860) 434-5542 x 126 for reservations.

Also, on weekends during Wee Faerie Village and Columbus Day, visit the Landscape Center, where Cafe Flo To Go offers a lighter fare and kid friendly foods to go.




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Frequently Asked (Faerie) Questions

Are reservations required?

Is it stroller/wheelchair accessible?

Is this just for children?

How much walking is involved?

Are there places to sit along the way?

Does it close when it rains?

How long does it take to go through?

Is it free with my library’s pass?

Does my FGM membership cover admission?

What about Group Tours?

Can I purchase admission for only the Wee Faerie Village?


Are reservations required?

No reservations are NOT required.


Is it stroller/wheelchair accessible?

Specially designed pathways make much of the Museum’s 13 acres accessible by wheelchair. Some areas are lawn.


Is this just for children?

No, it is enjoyed by visitors of all ages.


How much walking is involved?

The Village is scattered throughout our 13 acre campus.


Are there places to sit along the way?

There are benches in the garden and several chairs by the river, but not along the bulk of the trail.


Does it close when it rains?

The Village is open rain or shine.


How long does it take to go through?

You can spend as little or as much time as you like. There are nearly 30 stops along the trail. Visitors also have access to the galleries and the Florence Griswold House. There may be special activities on the day of your visit that you would like to participate in. On Sundays there are hands-on activities in the Hartman Education Center.


Is it free with my library’s pass?

No, there is an additional charge of $5.00 per adult using the library pass and children are free.


Does my FGM membership cover admission?

No, there is an additional charge of $5.00 per adult member and children are free.


What about Group Tours?

During Wee Faerie Village, group rate for 10 or more is $12 with confirmation form and a single payment. Children 12 and under are FREE. Book now!


Can I purchase admission for only the Wee Faerie Village?

No, our posted admission prices apply.


Wee Faerie Artists

Artists work nearly year-round to bring visitors their extraordinary creations. Get to know the Wee Faerie Village Artists — biographies, photos and past creations.

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