Please note special hours and pricing October 4 through November 3
Tuesday - Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday, 11am-5pm
$14 Seniors (62+)
Children 12 and under are free
During this time, Museum passes, Library passes, 2-for-1 offers, and other discounts apply to the regular admission fee. All visitors are responsible for the additional special event admission.
Admission includes access to outdoor exhibition and the special exhibition, Harry Holtzman andAmerican Abstraction as well as the historic Florence Griswold House and the rest of the Museum's facilities.
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The Museum is located in Southeastern Connecticut, halfway between New York and Boston.
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
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.
When 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.
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.
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f 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.
Approximate Driving Times
Boston, MA 2 hours
Exeter, NH 3 hours
Hartford, CT 45 minutes
Mystic, CT 25 minutes
New Haven, CT 45 minutes
New York, NY 2.5 hours
Providence, RI 1.25 hours
Portland, ME 3.75 hours
Worcester, MA 1.25 hours