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The Museum is ready to make your group visit a special one!

The Florence Griswold Museum is a perfect place to gather with like-minded friends and colleagues. Artist clubs, reading groups, and garden aficionados, have made the Museum their go-to destination. Group visits include special rates and full access to everything the Museum has to offer. There are several options for you to choose from to make your day a memorable one.

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Please note that FGM library passes, FGM membership, FGM comp passes or other discount offers will not be accepted with this group reservation.

Basic Group Admission
Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a special admission rate of $8 ($12 during annual “Wee Faerie Village” event). Groups must register in advance and make a single payment on the day of the tour. Guided tour experiences are available for additional fee. 

Guided Tours with a Docent
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour docent guided tour of the current exhibitions, the Griswold House, the gardens & grounds, or a combination tour. Guided tours are $50 for each guide (1 guide for every 20 visitors). This fee does not include group admission. Please Note: docent-guided tours should be booked at least two-week’s in advance.

Guided Tours with a Member of the Staff
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour professional staff tour of the current exhibitions, the Griswold House, the gardens & grounds, or a combination tour. Guided tours by members of the professional staff are $100* (1 staff member for every 20 visitors). *fee does not include group admission. Please Note: staff-guided tours should be booked at least two-week’s in advance.

 

Self-Guided Tours of the Garden
The group rate includes access to the historic gardens and landscape.

Guided Tours of the Garden
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour guided tour of the garden by the Museum’s Landscape Historian (based on availability). Garden tours are $100 for up to 30 visitors. This fee does not include group admission. Please Note: guided tours should be booked at least two-week’s in advance.

Lunch Options
Extend your visit to the Florence Griswold Museum with lunch overlooking the Lieutenant River.

Seasonal (May 1 – through October 31). Based on availability. Please call Donna Carlson at 860-434-5542 x 118 or donna@flogris.org.

Artistic Options
Groups of 10 or more can request a one-hour painting activity, based on availability, in the Hartman Education Center (participants will paint outdoors in the garden weather permitting). The project features basic instruction, all painting materials, and clean up. There is a fee for this activity, please contact David Rau for details. 860-434-5542 x 115

Have your meeting at the Museum!

Combine your visit with your Club’s meeting. There are several meeting spaces within the Museum for your use. Fee for two-hour meeting is $250.

A Special for GARDEN CLUBS
In honor of our summer exhibition, The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, we invite you to have your meeting here during the exhibition (June 3 through September 18) for the discounted fee of $200.

Based on availability. Please call Donna Carlson at 860-434-5542 x 118 or donna@flogris.org.

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Changes to Tour

Contact David D.J. Rau, Director of Education & Outreach at (860) 434-5542, ext. 115

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Tour Cancellation & Late Arrival

Should your plans to visit change or you anticipate being more than 15 minutes late on the day of the tour, please call the Museum’s Front Desk at (860) 434-5542, ext. 111 or ext. 0.

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Promoting Your Trip

The Museum has a flyer template as well as brief tour descriptions, photographs, and our logo available for groups to use in advertising your group visit.

  • Many thanks for arranging our visit. Everyone loved the Museum, the exhibits, and the house. Our docent was excellent. We look forward to coming again next year.

    Helene Schachter, Great Neck Public School Adult Program

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