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Hill-Stead Museum

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35 Mountain Rd, off Route 10, Farmington, CT 06032-2372
+1 860-677-4787
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A beautiful sight to visit

This has the moet beautiful paintings and sunken garden around. It is a must see!If you love art I... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2015
Stephanie S
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Bristol, Connecticut
Impressive setting and history

We didn't have time to take the tour, will definitely go back to do that. Did hear about the... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2014
EFTech
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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This museum houses a large collection of French Impressionist paintings.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“theodate pope” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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35 Mountain Rd, off Route 10, Farmington, CT 06032-2372
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+1 860-677-4787
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Reviewed January 22, 2015

This has the moet beautiful paintings and sunken garden around. It is a must see!If you love art I highly suggest visiting it.

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed December 9, 2014

We didn't have time to take the tour, will definitely go back to do that. Did hear about the history of the place and the art that is inside. We walked through the vendor area, it was a holiday event, then walked a bit around...More

Thank EFTech
Reviewed December 9, 2014

I hadn't been here in years. my husband knew one of their Russian docents who took us on a personal tour many years ago. so I was very pleased to see it again. a lot of changes and so many things to see and read...More

1  Thank broandsis
Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

It is amazing to see world class art in a real life setting, the way the original owners enjoyed it. This is a must see if you can.

1  Thank RiceWP
Reviewed December 4, 2014

I know the Hill-Stead Museum isn't hidden from those who live in Farmington and while I was aware of the 'museum' being there, I was under the impression it was an art gallery. Boy, was I wrong. Arriving with less than an hour and a...More

1  Thank Jocey63
Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Hill-Stead is a gem! In the house you will see wonderful works of art- Degas, Whistler, Monet, Manet and Cassatt in a beautiful setting. The house is set on a hill with outstanding views. It is a nice place for a walk and you...More

1  Thank everydestination
Reviewed December 2, 2014

there are many reasons to visit the Hill-Stead with the art being a big draw. However I was fascinated by the house itself. The scale of the rooms, their relationship to each other, the spaces and hallways - the way the house flows. Very, very...More

1  Thank James E
Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a perhaps surprisingly neat place...try it out! You might not think an old home and local history would be entertaining, but it is, and well done.

Thank AncestorBug
Reviewed November 3, 2014

This seems like a little, local museum of no great import, but how wrong you would be if that were to keep you away! This house, the gardens, the little theater, the trails, the gift shop...everything contributes to the richness of visiting this museum. There...More

1  Thank travelfreak53
Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you like art, gardens or architecture, don't miss Hill-Stead. Beautiful setting with art by Degas, Monet and others. The docent led tour was interesting and informative.

Thank monkeyjah
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Jerry S
June 9, 2016|
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety of tours. I took the basic 1 hour with a small group. There are more options than they list on the web site. You can call them or send email -- but they are busy in the summer with weddings so you do... More
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