Museum Hours: Due to Construction the Bruce Museum is temporarily closed as of Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Special Hours, admission, ticketing:

Admission to the Bruce Museum is by advance reservation, with timed ticketing to ensure the comfort and safety of visitors and staff. 

The following hours of operation and admission policy will be in effect until further notice:

9:30 – 10:30 am, Tuesday through Sunday: The Museum is open only to self-selected individuals over the age of 65 or who are immunocompromised.

10:30 – 11:30 am, Tuesday through Sunday: The Bruce is pleased to welcome Museum members for one hour of special access.

All remaining Museum hours are unchanged. To reserve a timed ticket to visit the Bruce Museum, visit brucemuseum.org or call 203-869-0376 ext. 311. (Please note that the Museum will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday.)

Maximum safe occupancy for each exhibition space or area has been calculated to allow for social distancing between groups (including staff) and to comply with state social gathering size guidance.

Timed tickets will be available to small family groups (no more than four persons). 

Visitors are required to wear masks, without vents, or cloth face covering that completely covers the nose and mouth. Visitors who are not compliant with appropriate face covering will be asked to leave and return only when properly outfitted. Visitors can arrive five minutes before their ticketed time and up to 10 minutes after their ticketed time to enter. If at any time gallery spaces

Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Doors close 1/2 hour before closing,
Last admission 4:00 pm 

Closed Mondays and major holidays:

  • News Year's Eve -early closing 3:00 pm
  • New Years Day
  • Easter
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve - early closing 3:00 pm
  • Christmas

Early closing  at 3 p.m. on the day before Thanksgiving,
Doors close 1/2 hour before closing,
Last admission at 2:30 pm

Museum Store Hours

Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed Mondays (except late November until Christmas) and major holidays
Click here to check a specific date on the calendar

Winter Weather Closings

If the Museum is closed to the public due to weather conditions or other emergencies, an announcement will be placed by 7:15 a.m. on the Museum's telephone message at 203-869-0376. Bruce Museum also posts closing notices on the Bruce Museum website brucemuseum.org homepage, and on social media pages.



Click for Directions on Mapquest

From New York City/ Westchester County and points south and west

Take I-95 North to exit 3 . At the bottom of ramp turn right onto Arch Street. Follow Arch Street to intersection of Steamboat Road. Go straight across to Museum Drive. The museum entrance is 500 feet on your left. Students may be dropped off at front entrance plaza. Buses must continue around drive and park in designated parking spaces at bottom of the hill.

From New Haven/Stamford and points east
Take I-95 South to exit 3. Turn left at bottom of the ramp onto Arch Street. Go under thruway bridge to intersection of Steamboat Road. Proceed as above.

From the Merritt Parkway

Take the North Street exit and follow signs to central Greenwich. At the end of North Street bear left onto Maple Avenue. At the light bear right onto Putnam Avenue and take the immediate left onto Milbank Avenue. Follow Milbank to the end, bearing straight at rotaries. Turn right onto Bruce Park Avenue. Take the next left onto Steamboat Road. At the light take a left onto Museum Drive.

By Train

Take Metro-North to Greenwich Station. Special discounts are available for Metro-North Railroad's “One-Day Getaways.” Exit the station toward the east and turn right onto Steamboat Road. Walk through I-95 underpass and climb steps to the Museum.  


Adults $10.00
Students (5-22 w/ valid ID) $8.00
Seniors (65 & up) $8.00
Museum members and
children under 5 Free

Free individual admission on Tuesday. 

Bruce Museum is currently requesting advance reservations.

Groups of 8 or more require advance reservations.

The Bruce Museum is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Museums for All gives up to four individuals in the same group free admission with the presentation of one EBT card. This program is in effect during regular business hours and does not apply to lectures or other special programs.

We are pleased to partner with Bank of America on the Museums on Us program. On the first full weekend of every month, admission to the Bruce is free for all Bank of American cardholders. Each cardholder gets one free general admission. We are grateful for Bank of America's support of the Bruce Museum and partnering with the Museum on this program.

The Bruce Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museums program, offering free admission to all active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families with identification. The Bruce Museum offers this program year-round. 

Special Promotions

MetroNorth Package with the Delamar Hotel 
Experience a weekend escape just a short train ride away in Greenwich, CT. The Delamar Hotel is partnering with the Bruce Museum to offer overnight visitors who travel on MetroNorth free entrance to the Museum and more. Learn more.

Blue Star Museum 

The Bruce Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museums program, offering free admission to all active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families with identification year-round. For more information click here.

More Travel Packages

For more special travel packages, see Visiting the Area.