Welcome to the New York Architecture Diary, your essential guide to architecture exhibitions and events taking place across the city.
The Glass House, built between 1949 and 1995 by architect Philip Johnson, is a National Trust Historic Site located in New Canaan, Connecticut. The pastoral 49-acre landscape comprises fourteen structures, including the Glass House (1949), and features a permanent collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture, along with temporary exhibitions.
Tours annually run from May 1 to November 30 and advanced reservations are recommended.
Children must be at least ten years old and accompanied by an adult.
Please note the Brick House is closed for a preservation project.
Tours are available on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Glass House is closed to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday.
1 hour Glass House Tour
$50 weekdays / $60 weekends and holidays
2 hours Glass House + Galleries Tour
$85 weekdays / $100 weekends and holidays
2 1/2 hours Extended Tour
$100 weekdays / $120 weekends and holidays
3 hours In-depth Tour
Up to 3 hours Self-Guided Tour