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Hours, Admission & Directions

  • 🎫 MUSEUM admission is available with 24-hour advance online ticketing only. 📞 CAFÉ FLO by reservation only (860) 434-5542 x 126.


Krieble Gallery & Griswold House

April through October
Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm

PLEASE NOTE: Due to  COVID -19 beginning July 1, 2020 until further notice the Museum will close its buildings at 4pm each day in order to thoroughly clean and prepare for the next day.

November through March
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm and Sunday, 1– 5pm

The Museum is closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

The Museum is open Columbus Day so that visitors can enjoy Wee Faerie Village (10am to 5pm), please check the calendar for special activities that day.

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Chadwick Studio & Rafal Landscape Center

First Sunday in April through October

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Café Flo

2020 Season
July 7 to November 1

Café Flo Hours
Tuesday – Sunday 11:30am to 2:30pm

Reservations only
(860) 434-5542 x 126

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Admission includes access to exhibitions, the historic Florence Griswold House, and the rest of the Museum’s grounds and facilities. Admission includes access to the Wee Faerie Village outdoor exhibition and the current exhibition 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 a limited number of tickets will be sold per time slot. Please reserve your preferred date and time for tickets at least 24 hours in advance even if you are a Member. TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD ONSITE.  Reserve tickets here…

$10 Adults
$9 Seniors
$8 Students
Free to visitors 12 and under

Admission during Wee Faerie Village

$15 Adults
$14 Seniors
$13 Students
Free to visitors 12 and under

During this time, Museum passes, Library passes, 2-for-1 offers, and other discounts apply to the regular admission fee.

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By Car: Traveling on I-95 South from Mystic or Rhode Island:
Take EXIT 70; at bottom of exit ramp, turn RIGHT onto Lyme Street. The Museum is the second building on the LEFT

By Car: Traveling on I-95 North from New Haven:
Come over the bridge at the mouth of the Connecticut River. Stay in the RIGHT lane. Take EXIT 70; at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn LEFT at light onto Route 156. Turn RIGHT at second traffic light onto Halls Road. Take Halls Road to the end. At the end, take a LEFT at the light onto Lyme Street. The Museum is the second building on the LEFT. There are brown state highway signs marking the way.

By Car: Coming from Hartford:
Take I-91 South to Route 9 South. Follow Route 9 to the end and get on I-95 going North and follow the directions above. Ample free parking is available.

By Train: From New York
Take Metro-North and connect to Shore Line East in New Haven to Old Saybrook. There is limited bus service from Old Saybrook to Old Lyme using 9 Town Transit. The bus runs Monday through Friday.

By Boat:
If you are cruising the waters of Long Island sound and want to pay a visit to the bucolic town of Old Lyme and it’s renowned museums and art galleries, a short trip up the mouth of the Connecticut river on your portside-lattitude 41.2838-longitude 72.35119-you will see the “Saybrook Point Marina Inn and Spa” A luxurious full service marina with dockspace for all sized vessels-concierge services available including livery service-just a short 5 minute ride over the river to the museum. For more information please call (860) 395-3080. Further up river before the two bridges on your starboard side is “The Old Lyme Dock Co” a small full service marina that will gladly arrange for transportation to the museum -if you enjoy a nice walk, the museum can be reached on foot from this location . For more information please call (860) 434-2267. Beyond the two bridges also on your starboard side is the “Old Lyme Marina” a full service marina within walking distance of the town center and the museum for additional information please call (860) 434-1272.

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