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Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day

June 25, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Hill-Stead Museum as part of a Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day, a special statewide celebration of Connecticut’s stunning historic gardens.

  • Walking tours of the Sunken Garden led by Lea Anne Moran, Hill-Stead’s Garden Manager, at 1 pm, 2 pm & 3 pm.
  • Guides in the Sunken Garden to answer questions.
  • View plein-air artists from the Wethersfield Academy of the Arts as they paint in the garden and on the grounds of the museum.
  • Fresh Voices Poetry Competition winner Sophie Spanner will play the ukulele in the garden at 2 pm.
  • Special art and poetry activities for kids in the Education Station
  • Visit the Museum Shop to see a special display of honey and bee-related items.
  • Enjoy refreshments and light snacks in the Sunken Garden.
  • From 1 to 4 pm, visitors can tour the museum at their leisure.
  • Round out your visit at Hill-Stead’s Tea Room located in the Stone Garage.

Free with Museum membership or admission.


Connecticut's Historic GardensHistoric Garden’s Day is organized by Connecticut Historic Gardens.  For a list of all gardens hosting activities, visit Connecticut’s Historic Gardens.

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