Florence Griswold Museum


Florence Griswold was the patron of such early 20th-century American painters as Childe Hassam, Henry Ward Ranger, and Willard Metcalf. The artists who boarded at her late-Georgian-style mansion between 1900 and the early ‘30s painted the surrounding landscapes, adopting European techniques and creating one of America’s first Impressionist school art colonies. Today, her home, a National Historic Landmark, is an art museum. You can also see changing exhibits in the Krieble Gallery, visit an artist’s studio, and stroll 11 acres of grounds. There’s also a gift shop and a café (open May–Oct.).


96 Lyme St.
Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371


41.32584100, -72.32629900

Open Hours

House and Museum: Tues.--Sat. 10--5, Sun. 1--5. Landscape Center and Studio: Early Apr.--Oct., Tues.--Sat. 10--5, Sun. 1--5.
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(860) 434-5542

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