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Tickets & Tours






The 2015 Glass House tour season begins May 1 and ends November 30.


For tickets by phone, call 866.811.4111

Advance reservations are required.

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.

National Trust for Historic Preservation members receive a $15 discount on Glass House Tour and Glass House and Galleries Tour tickets. Please present your NTHP membership card upon check-in at the Visitor Center to receive your discount.

The Brick House remains closed for restoration. Learn more about this project here.














Glass House Tour

1-hour | $25

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

Glass House + Galleries Tour

2-hours | $50 weekdays | $60 weekends + holidays

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Our most popular tour includes the Glass House, Painting Gallery, outdoor sculpture, and Da Monsta, with a three-quarter mile walk over grass and paths. Please note the Sculpture Gallery is closed for a restoration project.

Extended Tour

2 1/2-hours | $85 weekdays | $100 weekends + holidays

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The Extended Tour affords time to visit Philip Johnson’s Studio, as well as the Glass House, Painting Gallery, outdoor sculpture, and Da Monsta. This tour includes a one-mile walk on paths and grass. Please note the Sculpture Gallery is closed for a restoration project.

In-depth Tour

3-hours | $100 weekdays | $120 weekends + holidays

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Our most comprehensive tour, the In-depth Tour includes the Glass House, Painting 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. 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.

Self-Guided Tour

Up to 3-hours | $120

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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, Studio, Pavilion in the Pond, Monument to Lincoln Kirstein and both upper and lower landscapes. Please note: the Sculpture Gallery is closed for a restoration project. Picnicking, professional photography, tripods, and easels are not permitted.

Club Glass House After School Tour

1 1/2-hours | $10

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


Private Tour
Up to 3-hours | $250 per person | by appointment

Private tours 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.

$200 of this ticket purchase is tax-deductible and supports ongoing preservation and education efforts. For more information or to book a private tour, please contact Isabel Richards at irichards@theglasshouse.org or 203.978.3011.










Group Tour

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, please review Group Package offerings and guidelines. To secure a booking, please submit a Group Tour request form. For more information or to check availability please contact Troyce Smith, Group Tours Coordinator, at tsmith@theglasshouse.org or 203.978.3015.








Plan Your Visit

Please note the Glass House may be seen only by guided or self-guided tour. Visitors travel to and from the site via the Glass House shuttle.

Arrival + Parking
Site Rules
Transportation

Flash photography, video, pets, smoking, food, and beverages, other than water, are not permitted anywhere on the Glass House campus.


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