About Us

Turner Construction Company has started work on the New Bruce. Construction will only occur between the hours of 7 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. View the progress with an updated time-lapse video. The New Bruce Museum is expected to open in the spring of 2023.

Our Mission: The Bruce Museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of Art and Science to enrich the lives of all people.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion:

The Bruce Museum shall be governed and administered in a manner welcoming to all who promote its Mission and Vision. In all its dealings, the Bruce Museum shall not discriminate against any individual or group for reasons of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, economic status, disability, or any category protected by state or federal law.

What to Expect

The Bruce Museum is a community based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually. The permanent galleries feature the natural sciences that encompass regional to global perspectives. The Bruce Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Our History

The Museum was originally built as a private home in 1853. Robert Moffat Bruce (1822-1909), a wealthy textile merchant and member of the New York Cotton Exchange, bought the house and property in 1858 and deeded them to the Town of Greenwich in 1908.

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There are many opportunities to participate at the Bruce Museum. Current and prospective volunteers can find out more here.

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The Bruce Museum has affiliations with many organizations that offer additional benefits to visitors and members.

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