Located on 11-acres in the historic village of Old Lyme, the Florence Griswold Museum, known as the Home of American Impressionism, features the Florence Griswold House, where the artists of the Lyme Art Colony lived, a art exhibition gallery, landscape and education centers, extensive gardens, and artist’s studio.
Visit the historic Florence Griswold House, with its famed painted panels. There’s no other place like it in America. Enjoy works by the artists of the Lyme Art Colony, some of the best-known artists of a generation. Stroll the property with its restored gardens and river view.
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