The Museum was originally built as a private home in 1853. Robert Moffat Bruce (1822-1908), a wealthy textile merchant and member of the New York Cotton Exchange, bought the house and property in 1858.For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Greenwich holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Bruce Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
In 1908, Robert Bruce bequeathed his home to the Town of Greenwich and stipulated that it be used "as a Natural History, Historical and Art Museum, for the use and benefit of the public."
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The Bruce Museum is a nice little museum that is currently undergoing a major expansion project; it might be advisable to wait until the project is finished in late 2021 before visiting all the... more »
We have visited the Bruce Museum Numerous times over the last few years. When we heard that they had reopened, we decided to plan our visit. As a result of the Pandemic of 2020, you must reserve in... more »
Good small spot specially for the kids. Closed to the train station and downtown Greenwich. It's a beautiful playground and park just on opposite side of the road. And just keep in mind - Tuesdays are free admissions.))
Most extensive collection of historical and current day people, objects and animals named Bruce in the state! Lovely and knowledgeable staff too!! Ask for Bruce
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