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Photo by Michael Biondo

We look forward to your visit to the Glass House. Please note the following:
Tickets are required for admission. Access to the site is via tour only.
Please check ticket availability prior to your visit.
Advance reservations are highly recommended as tours often sell out.
All tours of the Glass House originate from the Visitor Center + Design Store at 199 Elm Street, New Canaan CT, 06840.
Tours are taken to and from the site in a shuttle from the Visitor Center.

The last tour of the day departs for the site at 2:30pm. 

For tickets by phone, please call 866.811.4111.

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

Children (including infants) must be at least ten years old and accompanied by an adult.

 

  • 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.

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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. 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. 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.

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  • Self-Guided Tour

    Up to 3 Hours | $75

    Self-guided tours are available on select Sundays 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. Picnicking, professional photography, tripods, and easels are not permitted. 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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  • 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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