Friday, September 20, 2013

Special Kids Tour of the Glass House in New Canaan

If your children are budding young architects and art lovers the special children’s tour offered by the Philip Johnson Glass House might be of interest.

The Glass House is offering special after-school tours for children only, ages 9-13 in grades 5-8. Tours will begin and end at the Glass House Visitor Center located on 199 Elm Street directly across from the New Canaan Train Station.
Space is limited to 12 children ensuring a fun and comprehensive tour of this cultural gem. 
The children will be shuttled to the Glass House for an interactive tour of the entire property and its buildings. Parents will drop off their children at the Visitors  Center at 4 p.m. and pick them up at 5:30 p.m. Children should dress for the weather and wear walking shoes for this tour of the property and buildings.
Tickets are $20 per child.  Tours take place on Sept. 23, and 30; October 7, 21, and 28. As an added bonus, children participating in this tour will receive the book From Saltbox to the Glass House, generously donated by the New Canaan Preservation Alliance.   For tickets visit:  For more information call 203.594.9884 or visit
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