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The Glass House


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199 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site glasshouse@nthp.org

Call: 203-594-9884 x0


The Glass House

The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House
The Glass House

(??.? miles from you)

199 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Discover The Glass House site (1949-2005) designed by architect Philip Johnson ( 1906-2005), best understood as a pavillion for viewing the surrounding landscape. Invisible from the road, the house sits on a

The Glass House has a 20th Century collection of art and sculpture, including a site-specific Donald Judd sculpture and includes  49-acres of pastoral landscape with 14 architectural structures mostly designed by Philip Johnson. The Glass House is a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Enjoy tours of the Glass House, galleries, outdoor sculpture, and Philip Johnson's Studio. Tickets are required for admission and access to the site is via tour only. 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. Visit theglasshouse.org for info.

Tours run May 1 - November 30. Tours are available on Sun, Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat. 

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Why You Should Go...

Discover The Glass House site (1949-2005) designed by architect Philip Johnson ( 1906-2005), best understood as a pavillion for viewing the surrounding landscape. Invisible from the road, the house sits on a promontory overlooking a pond with views towards the woods beyond.  Each of the four exterior walls is punctuated by a centrally located glass door that opens onto the landscape. 

The Glass House has a 20th Century collection of art and sculpture, including a site-specific Donald Judd sculpture and includes  49-acres of pastoral landscape with 14 architectural structures mostly designed by Philip Johnson. The Glass House is a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Enjoy tours of the Glass House, galleries, outdoor sculpture, and Philip Johnson's Studio. Tickets are required for admission and access to the site is via tour only. 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. Visit theglasshouse.org for info.

Tours run May 1 - November 30. Tours are available on Sun, Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Tuesday, Wednesday

Hours:

11:30am - 5:30pm

9:30am - 5:30pm

Closed

Closed

9:30am - 5:30pm

9:30am - 5:30pm

9:30am - 5:30pm

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Private Tour

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Please check ticket availability prior to your visit. Advance reservations are highly recommended as tours often sell out.

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. 

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Why You Should Go...

Discover The Glass House site (1949-2005) designed by architect Philip Johnson ( 1906-2005), best understood as a pavillion for viewing the surrounding landscape. Invisible from the road, the house sits on a promontory overlooking a pond with views towards the woods beyond.  Each of the four exterior walls is punctuated by a centrally located glass door that opens onto the landscape. 

The Glass House has a 20th Century collection of art and sculpture, including a site-specific Donald Judd sculpture and includes  49-acres of pastoral landscape with 14 architectural structures mostly designed by Philip Johnson. The Glass House is a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Enjoy tours of the Glass House, galleries, outdoor sculpture, and Philip Johnson's Studio. Tickets are required for admission and access to the site is via tour only. 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. Visit theglasshouse.org for info.

Tours run May 1 - November 30. Tours are available on Sun, Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Tuesday, Wednesday

Hours:
11:30am - 5:30pm
9:30am - 5:30pm
Closed
Closed
9:30am - 5:30pm
9:30am - 5:30pm
9:30am - 5:30pm

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Private Tour

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Please check ticket availability prior to your visit. Advance reservations are highly recommended as tours often sell out.

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. 

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