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2. The Bruce Museum - a Greenwich Gem

Traveling on I-95 North take Exit 3 (Arch St.) at the end of the exit take a right and head for the Bruce Museum, along the way you will pass Roger Sherman Baldwin Park where you can catch a ferry to Great Captain Island.  At the intersection of Steamboat Rd, Arch St. and Museum Dr., proceed straight onto Museum Dr. to the Bruce Museum on the left.

 

The Bruce Museum is well known for its superb high quality changing art, natural science and historical exhibits and for its excellent lecture series. This jewel of a museum has an impressive and varied permanent collection that ranges from paintings by American and European artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including Impressionistic paintings from the Cos Cob Art Colony to a fascinating natural history wing that has mounted wildlife, flora and fauna specific to Long Island Sound.  Another wing details geology from Connecticut and displays a brilliant collection of minerals from around the globe.

Retrace your steps to the intersection of Museum Drive, Arch St, and Steamboat Rd.