The Bruce Museum Seaside Center

The Seaside Center is a beachside environmental education center located 6 1/2 miles from the main Bruce Museum in Greenwich. Located in the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, CT

There is no admission fee for the Seaside Center. However, from May through October, residents, and non-residents need a beach pass to enter Greenwich Point Park, where the Seaside Center is located.

Check here to learn the latest information about our in-person 2023 schedule. If you want to take the Seaside Center fun home with you, watch this space for our latest digital offerings, including:

  • Blog articles
  • Videos featuring your favorite Seaside Center places and creatures
  • Activities you can do at the beach or at home
  • And more!

Where else you can find us online:

Click here to learn more about obtaining a beach pass or single entry pass for 2022. 

Seaside Center Directions

Directions to the Seaside Center on Greenwich Point

From I-95 exit 5 (Riverside/Old Greenwich)

  • Turn right at the light at the end of the ramp onto Route 1/East Putnam Avenue.
  • Turn right at the next light onto Sound Beach Avenue.
  • Follow Sound Beach Avenue, past Perrot Library; keep right at the rotary and continue through the village of Old Greenwich to the end of the road – about 2 miles.
  • Turn right at the end of the road at the stop sign onto Shore Road.
  • Follow Shore Road to the entrance to Greenwich Point Park.
  • Proceed past Guard House to the first parking lot on the left.
  • The Seaside Center building is located immediately north of the parking lot in the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage.
  • From May 1 through October 31, current Beach Passes must be shown at the Guard House to enter Greenwich Point Park. Click here for Parking Fees and Pass information.

Bruce Contemporaries

Seaside Center high school volunteers.

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