An all in one guide.
Admission includes access to the exhibition(s) in the Krieble Gallery, as well as the historic Florence Griswold House and the rest of the Museum’s grounds and facilities. Please note we have special fall hours and pricing for October 1 – November 1 when we have an outdoor installation.
Free to visitors 12 and under
By Car: Traveling on I-95 South from Mystic or Rhode Island:
Take EXIT 70; at bottom of exit ramp, turn RIGHT onto Lyme Street. The Museum is the second building on the LEFT
By Car: Traveling on I-95 North from New Haven:
Come over the bridge at the mouth of the Connecticut River. Stay in the RIGHT lane. Take EXIT 70; at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn LEFT at light onto Route 156. Turn RIGHT at second traffic light onto Halls Road. Take Halls Road to the end. At the end, take a LEFT at the light onto Lyme Street. The Museum is the second building on the LEFT. There are brown state highway signs marking the way.
By Car: Coming from Hartford:
take I-91 South to Route 9 South. Follow Route 9 to the end and get on I-95 going North and follow the directions above. Ample free parking is available.
By Train: From New York
Take Metro-North and connect to Shore Line East in New Haven to Old Saybrook. There is limited bus service from Old Saybrook to Old Lyme using 9 Town Transit. The bus runs Monday through Friday.
If you are cruising the waters of Long Island sound and want to pay a visit to the bucolic town of Old Lyme and it’s renowned museums and art galleries, a short trip up the mouth of the Connecticut river on your portside-lattitude 41.2838-longitude 72.35119-you will see the “Saybrook Point Marina Inn and Spa” A luxurious full service marina with dockspace for all sized vessels-concierge services available including livery service-just a short 5 minute ride over the river to the museum. For more information please call 860-395-3080. Further up river before the two bridges on your starboard side is “The Old Lyme Dock Co” a small full service marina that will gladly arrange for transportation to the museum -if you enjoy a nice walk, the museum can be reached on foot from this location . For more information please call 860-434-2267. Beyond the two bridges also on your starboard side is the “Old Lyme Marina” a full service marina within walking distance of the town center and the museum for additional information please call 860-434-1272.