- Per CDC recommendations, we encourage ALL visitors to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
The Museum is now taking reservations for groups who plan to visit after September 1, 2021. Limitations on group size may apply. For school, scout, or homeschool groups, contact Julie Garvin Riggs at Julie@FloGris.org or 860-434-5542 x 113 For adult groups contact David Rau at David@FloGris.org or 860-434-5542 x 115.
The Museum is ready to make your group visit a special one!
The Florence Griswold Museum is a perfect place to gather with like-minded friends and colleagues. Artist clubs, reading groups, and garden aficionados, have made the Museum their go-to destination. Group visits include special rates and full access to everything the Museum has to offer. There are several options for you to choose from to make your day a memorable one.Book a Group Tour Now
Please note that FloGris library passes, FloGris membership, FloGris comp passes or other discount offers will not be accepted with this group reservation.
Basic Group Admission
Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a special admission rate of $8 ($12 during annual “Wee Faerie Village” event). Groups must register in advance and make a single payment on the day of the tour. Guided tour experiences are available for additional fee.
Guided Tours with a Docent
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour docent guided tour of the current exhibitions, the Griswold House, the gardens & grounds, or a combination tour. Guided tours are $50 for each guide (1 guide for every 20 visitors). This fee does not include group admission. Please Note: docent-guided tours should be booked at least two-week’s in advance.
Guided Tours with a Member of the Staff
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour professional staff tour of the current exhibitions, the Griswold House, the gardens & grounds, or a combination tour. Guided tours by members of the professional staff are $100* (1 staff member for every 20 visitors). *fee does not include group admission. Please Note: staff-guided tours should be booked at least two-week’s in advance.
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.
More information on Wee Faerie Village
Self-Guided Tours of the Garden
The group rate includes access to the historic gardens and landscape.
Extend your visit to the Florence Griswold Museum with lunch overlooking the Lieutenant River.
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour painting activity, based on availability, in the Hartman Education Center (participants will paint outdoors in the garden weather permitting). The project features basic instruction, all painting materials, and clean up. There is a fee for this activity, please contact David Rau for details. 860-434-5542 x 115
Many thanks for arranging our visit. Everyone loved the Museum, the exhibits, and the house. Our docent was excellent. We look forward to coming again next year.
— Helene Schachter, Great Neck Public School Adult Program