Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme St • Old Lyme • CT 06371


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • It's situated on 13 lushly landscaped acres along the Lieutenant River in Old Lyme, Connecticut, and is renowned for being the site of Lyme Art Colony, the home of American Impressionism.
  • The Colonial Revival manor house, Marshfield, is an unforgettable spot for indoor events. Your party can flow between the rooms of its main floor, as well as onto the spacious veranda overlooking the grounds and river.
  • Host a riverfront affair beneath a grand tent on the Adrian P. Moore Garden Terrace. Your rental here will also include the use of the Belding Riverfront Green and the veranda of Marshfield.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $3,000–10,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
  • The tent rental is included.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 50 150
Cocktails, etc. Standing 100 150
Reception Seated 50 150
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 50.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round for indoor (smaller) events; May–September for outdoor (larger) events. Weddings are held Monday-Sunday after 5pm.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Garden
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Museum
  • Non-Profit
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • River

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds


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