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Hours & Directions

Visitor Center & Design Store

January through mid-April: the Design Store will be open by appointment only, Monday through Friday.
Please call 203-594-9884 X 0 or 203-978-3012

During the Tour Season

Monday: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Tuesday: closed.

Wednesday: closed.

Thursday: closed.

Friday: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Saturday: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Sunday: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Glass House Tours

The 2022 season will run between April 17 – December 15, 2023. Please join our mailing list to learn about our plans for tours and programs.

Parking

Public parking is NOT available at the Visitor Center. 

Parking is available in a municipal metered lot on Park Street, approximately 5 minutes walk from the Visitor Center. Parking passes which allow for all-day parking in metered lots can be purchased with your tour tickets ($4.00). Please select “parking pass” when checking out to include parking in your order. Otherwise, metered parking is $1 per hour (3 hour maximum) payable by cash or credit card. All parking is free on Sundays.

Please see the New Canaan Parking Bureau website for further parking information.

Guests with special needs should contact us in advance to arrange for use of our limited parking spaces.

By Car

From the North:
Merritt Parkway CT Rt. 15 South toward New York City.  Exit 37 (New Canaan, Darien, Rt. 124).  Turn left onto South Avenue (Rt. 124) and proceed two miles to town center.  Turn left onto Elm Street.  The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street.
OR
I-95 South to Exit 11 (Darien / Rowayton).  Turn right onto Boston Post Road / Rt. 1.  Turn left onto Mansfield Avenue and proceed five miles north to the New Canaan town center.  (Please note that Mansfield Avenue becomes South Avenue upon entering New Canaan).  Turn left onto Elm Street.  The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street.

From the South:
Hutchinson River Parkway North to Merritt Parkway CT Rt. 15 North toward New Haven.  Exit 37 (New Canaan, Darien, Rt. 124).  Turn left onto South Avenue (Rt. 124) and proceed two miles to the New Canaan town center.  Turn left onto Elm Street.  The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street.
OR
I-95 North to Exit 11 (Darien / Rowayton).  Turn left onto Boston Post Rd / Rt. 1.  Turn left onto Mansfield Avenue and proceed five miles north to the New Canaan town center.  (Please note that Mansfield Avenue becomes South Avenue upon entering New Canaan).  Turn left onto Elm Street.  The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street.

By Train

Transportation by train is easily accessible from New York City and the eastern seaboard along the Metro North New Haven line.

The Visitor Center is located across the street from the New Canaan train station.

Please note that you may need to transfer trains in Stamford, CT to the New Canaan extension line during off-peak hours.