- Our list of the best things to do in Old Lyme, Connecticut, features the top 324 nearby activities — including 146 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Old Lyme, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Old Lyme, Connecticut is home to the Florence Griswold Museum, an institution that preserves artwork and promotes artistic and historical education. The museum's largest and most important collections emphasize American art.
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At DEEP Marine Headquarters - Ferry Landing Park, visitors can enjoy bird and wildlife viewing, crabbing, and fishing activities. The site offers scenic views of the Connecticut River for guests that are seeking photo opportunities.
Formed in 1995, the Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail is a partnership between museums and historic sites focusing on American Impressionism. The trail has a number of sites including art museums and studios, boarding houses and bucolic farms.
Affiliated with the MusicNow Foundation, Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe hosts a variety of live music, primarily of the folk, Americana, and independent rock genres. The cafe offers a full menu of food and drink, and hosts music programs.
The Lyme Historical Society's mission is to preserve, celebrate, and disseminate the history and culture of the Old Lyme area. In the interest of this mission, the society purchases and restores old buildings, sponsors programs, and maintains archives.
Contract Art International, Inc. is an organization composed of technicians, artisans, engineers, artists, and craftspeople. The organization provides a wide variety of art that meets the specific needs of organizations and individuals.