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First Sundays for Families – Hartford Symphony Orchestra

March 5, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This month, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Family Series brings their Instrument Petting Zoo to Hill-Stead!

  • Kids will have a blast trying out dozens of musical instruments from the violin and the saxophone to the tuba and the glockenspiel.
  • The Hartford Symphony String Quartet will perform from 2 to 3 pm inside the historic house, and kids can see and hear up-close the Zoo instruments played by the pros!
  • This event is open to the public and all activities are included in the cost of admission to the Museum. Hill-Stead Museum Members are FREE. Not a member?  Join Today!.

Take part in these First Sundays for Families activities!

  • Museum Educators will lead art projects in the Education Stations at 1 pm.  Free self-serve crafts for all ages and 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.
  • 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.

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

Free with Museum Membership or Admission.


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