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The Glass House is currently closed for the winter season. The 2016 Glass House tour season will begin on May 1 and ends on November 30. Tickets for the 2016 tour season are on sale now.

Tickets are required for admission. Advance reservations are highly recommended as tours often sell out.

Please check ticket availability prior to your visit.

For tickets by phone, please call 866.811.4111.

Please note the Brick House is closed for a preservation project.

Please note the Sculpture Gallery will be open to visitors but the artwork contained therein will be under protective cover while preservation work continues.

The Glass House is closed to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Children must be at least ten years old and accompanied by an adult.

 

A special note on visiting the Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden exhibition at the Glass House:

Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden will be included in all tours of the Glass House during the 2016 season. Visitors who wish to view Narcissus Garden up close (it is located in the pond behind the Glass House), should select a Special Exhibition Tour, In-depth Tour, Self-Guided Tour, or Private Tour when making reservations. Narcissus Garden will be viewed from the promontory behind the Glass House during the Glass House Tour, Glass House + Galleries Tour, and Extended Tour.

 

Between September 1 – 26, Kusama will create an“infinity room” with the Glass House itself covered with Kusama’s Infinity polka dots. Please note that during this time, all tours of the site will experience the infinity room installation. Private tours, with curator Irene Shum, will also be available during this time. Please contact us to learn more.

  • Glass House Tour

    1 Hour | $25

    Our most concise tour, focusing on the Glass House and its promontory, with a minimum of walking.

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  • Glass House + Galleries Tour

    2 Hours | $50 weekdays / $60 weekends and holidays

    Our most popular tour includes the Glass House, Painting Gallery, Sculpture Gallery, outdoor sculpture, and Da Monsta, with a three-quarter mile walk over grass and paths. Please note the Sculpture Gallery will be open to visitors but the artwork contained therein will be under protective cover while preservation work continues.

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  • Extended Tour

    2 1/2 Hours | $85 weekdays / $100 weekends and holidays

    The Extended Tour affords time to visit Philip Johnson’s Studio, as well as the Glass House, Painting Gallery, Sculpture Gallery, outdoor sculpture, and Da Monsta. This tour includes a one-mile walk on paths and grass. Please note the Sculpture Gallery will be open to visitors but the artwork contained therein will be under protective cover while preservation work continues.

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  • Special Exhibition Tour

    2 Hours | $75 weekdays / $85 weekends

    The Special Exhibition Tour will focus on Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden. The tour will visit the Narcissus Garden (located in the pond below the Glass House), PUMPKIN, as well as the Glass House with a special emphasis on Kusama’s life and work. Participants must be able to climb hills of moderate grade and stand for extended lengths of time. We regret that visitors using wheelchairs or scooters are not permitted on this tour.

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  • In-Depth Tour

    3 Hours | $100 weekdays / $120 weekends and holidays

    Our most comprehensive tour, the In-depth Tour includes the Glass House, Painting Gallery, Sculpture Gallery, Da Monsta, Studio as well as the lower landscape with the Pavilion in the Pond and the Monument to Lincoln Kirstein. Please note the Sculpture Gallery is closed for a restoration project. This tour includes 1 1/2 miles walking outside over uneven terrain and moderately steep paths. Please note the Sculpture Gallery will be open to visitors but the artwork contained therein will be under protective cover while preservation work continues.  Participants must be able to climb hills of moderate grade and stand for extended lengths of time. We regret that visitors using wheelchairs or scooters are not permitted on this tour.

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  • Self-Guided Tour

    Up to 3 Hours | $75

    Self-guided tours are available on select days throughout the season.

    Explore the Glass House campus at your own pace on days dedicated to self-guided visits to the site.  Guides will be available across the site to provide information and answer questions. Visitors on self-guided tour days will have access to the Glass House, Painting Gallery, Sculpture Gallery, Studio, Pavilion in the Pond, Monument to Lincoln Kirstein and both upper and lower landscapes. Please note the Sculpture Gallery will be open to visitors but the artwork contained therein will be under protective cover while preservation work continues.  Picnicking, professional photography, tripods, and easels are not permitted.

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  • Club Glass House After School Tour

    1 1/2 Hours | $20

    Designed for children in grades 6-8 (ages 11-13), the Club Glass House After School Tour introduces students to architecture and contemporary art and craftsmanship through the lens of the Glass House.

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  • Private Tour

    Up to 3 hours | $250

    Private tours are available by appointment and offer an in-depth experience of the site geared toward your specific interests. This tour provides unparalleled access to the buildings, art and design collections, and landscape. For more information or to book a private tour, please contact Isabel Richards at irichards@theglasshouse.org or 203.978.3011.

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  • Group Tour

    By Appointment | Contact us for Pricing

    Available for parties greater than 13 people. A variety of experiences are offered, including: focus tours, after school tours, and academic tours. Groups larger than 13 are accommodated by booking sequential tours with staggered departure times.  For more information or to check availability please contact Troyce Smith, Group Tours Coordinator, at tsmith@theglasshouse.org or 203.978.3015.

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