Families are invited to explore Hill-Stead!
This month, celebrate family and the holidays.
Enjoy these Discovery Days activities
- Hands-on art projects for families in the Education Station.
- Explorer Backpacks will also be available during regular museum hours from April through October.
- Self-guided tours run from 1 to 4 pm. Browse the collection at your own pace and engage in the ever-popular scavenger hunt challenge.
- Enjoy beautiful melodies on the Steinway piano as you tour the house between 1 and 4 pm.
- Romp in Hill-Stead’s own natural playground of hiking trails, gardens and walking paths.
- Purchase a treasure in our Museum Shop, stocked with art supplies, toys, children’s books and much more.
Free with Museum admission or membership.
Not a member?
Hill-Stead Holiday Events
Hill-Stead for the Holidays
View the 1901 Colonial Revival house beautifully decorated for the holidays.
Holiday Tea & Tour
We’re decking our halls and putting on a pot of tea for your group of 10 or more! You and your party can view the period decorations and adjourn to the Pope Board Room for a complimentary cup of tea and cookies. Groups pay discounted admission. Reservations required.
Regular museum hours, November 26 to December 30
Hill-Stead’s Night at the Museum – Theatrical Tours
Legend has it that after dark the famous paintings and sculptures inside Hill-Stead Museum come to life! Adventure with us through the historic house at night. Tickets required.
November 30, December 1 & 8
Hill-Stead Holiday Boutique
Find unique holiday gifts while supporting local artists and artisans at Hill-Stead’s Holiday Boutique.
December 1 & 2
First Sunday Discovery Day
Families are invited to explore Hill-Stead with self-guided tours, hands-on art projects & a visit from Santa.
Hill-Stead’s Holiday Party for Members and Friends
Usher in the Holiday Season with hors-d’oeuvres, wine, and good cheer. Tickets required.
December 6, 2018
For details, see our Calendar.