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Discovery Days

June 3, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The HSO Family Series comes to the Hill-Stead Museum!

This event features Hartford Symphony Orchestra musicians in an immersive presentation for families, with our Instrument Petting Zoo and a performance by the HSO Brass Quintet!

1 pm         Performance in the museum
2 – 4 pm     Instrument Petting Zoo in the Makeshift Theater

This is part of our First Sunday for Families.  Enjoy these other activities.s for Families…

  • Tap into your inner-artist with the museum’s art supplies and activities in the Education Station—free to ALL museum visitors!
  • Check out an Explorer Backpack, equipped with magnifying glasses, binoculars, bird guides and more (please inquire at the Museum Shop).
  • Self-guided tours run from 1 to 4 pm. Browse the collection at your own pace.
  • Listen to live music on the Steinway piano.
  • Engage in the ever-popular scavenger hunt challenge.
  • Enjoy beautiful melodies on the Steinway piano in the museum’s Drawing Room.
  • Romp in Hill-Stead’s own natural playground of hiking trails, gardens and walking paths—open year round!
  • 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? JOIN TODAY!

For a list of upcoming dates, see First Sundays for Families.

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