Hill-Stead Museum, the 1901 Colonial Revival-style house designed by pioneering female architect Theodate Pope Riddle, is home to a magnificent collection of Impressionist masterpieces by Monet, Degas, Manet, Whistler and Cassatt; captivating Japanese woodblock prints; and superb decorative arts—all in an intimate family setting.
Throughout the year, Hill-Stead Museum offers family programs, children’s activities, and seasonal celebrations. Check our Calendar for upcoming events.
Explore woodland trails throughout the scenic 152-acre estate or simply unwind in the beautiful Beatrix Farrand-designed Sunken Garden—home of the nationally-acclaimed Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.
- The house is open for tours Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm. The last tour begins at 3 pm.
- The Grounds are open daily from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm.
- The Museum Shop is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm.
- The Tearoom at Hill-Stead offers gourmet food and tea on Saturday & Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm.
Admission to the house: $15 adults; $12 seniors and students; $8 for children 6 to 12; free for members and children under 6. Not a member? Join now.
Hill-Stead welcomes groups of 10 or more people but requires advance reservation and a non-refundable deposit. Please reserve at least two to four weeks in advance of your visit. For more information, see Group Tours, or contact the Education Department at 860-677-4787 ext 140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.