The Griswold Inn Store ~ Goods & Curiosities, features an eclectic mix of products inspired by the Inn and New England - from their Early American and maritime heritage to Connecticut lifestyle and entertaining today.  Items include creatively-branded 'Gris' merchandise; hand-crafted and Connecticut-made products; limited edition prints of The Griswold Inn's renowned art collection; home goods, select books, unique toys, artisan jewelry, specialty foods...traditional, whimsical, and contemporary ~ Goods & Curiosities.  The Store's displays and assorted collection of interesting goods are continually changing, promising a pleasant discovery with each visit. We are located at 47 Main Street, directly across the street from the Main Inn.

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We LOVE our books around here and we have an absolutely WONDERFUL selection! Originally stocked for our Inn guests, we have expanded our collection as demand has grown for our eclectic offerings!

Love by the Glass The Thorn and the Blossom  Collins_Aimless-Love

My Dear President  A Dog's History of America  Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

 To read our staff reviews and view our latest Recommended Reads by avid Gris readers click here! Of course there's a lot more in store!    


"Gris Goods" are available for purchase on line!

Free Art Tour & Talk April 19

The Griswold Inn's museum-quality collection of nautical prints, paintings and ephemera will be the subject of a free tour and talk on Sunday, April 19th at 3:30 p.m. Reservations are required, 860.767.1776.

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"Pour Your Own Pint" Sat March 21

The "challenge" is hosted by The Gris and Guinness from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. following the Essex Go Bragh Festival. Come spectate or participate.

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Annual Essex Go Bragh at The Gris! March 21

The Fifth Annual Irish Parade and Festival celebrating Ireland and Essex will conclude at The Gris where all can enjoy Irish music by Rock of Cashel beginning at 11:30 in the Tap Room. See "Area Events" for more on the Parade.

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Irish I Were at the Gris! March 17

St. Patrick's Day Celebration beginning at noon with Irish-inspired food and drink. Live music with the spirited Jovial Crew in the Back Room from 6:30 to 10 pm!

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The Store is located at 47 Main Street, directly across from the Main Inn.

Winter/Spring Hours: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10-6, Sundays and Mondays, 11-5. Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment, 860.767.0210. 

May 15 through December 31, open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, 10-6, Sunday, 11-5. Extended hours for special events and during holiday season.

Contact Information:  860.767.0210,