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A wedding at the Hill-Stead Museum is an event of a lifetime. Imagine your guests arriving by way of Hill-Stead’s tree-lined driveway leading to a grand historic home in all of its glory. The house with its Colonial trimmings and Mount Vernon-style portico, period furnishings, and Impressionist paintings, stands in the midst of a gorgeous landscape shaped by geology and art.


Named by Connecticut Magazine one of the nine “most-out-of-the-ordinary places [Connecticut] has to offer for wedding receptions,” your event at HIll-Stead offers:

  • Exquisite historic setting
  • Warm professional service
  • Bridal Suite included in the fee
  • Outdoor spaces for 350+ guests
  • An indoor venue for 80-100 guests
  • Well-lit, ample parking on site
  • Security guard included for the duration of your event
  • Event supervisor on-site for the duration of your event
  • Open house tours offered during cocktail hour
  • Rehearsal included

Hill-Stead Museum, located in Central Connecticut, is just two hours from Boston and New York.

If you would like to visit, the 1901 house and its period rooms are open for guided tours only Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. The grounds are open daily from 7:30 am–5:30 pm.

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Corporate Events

From large meetings to intimate group sessions, Hill-Stead Museum has a variety of customizable spaces, both indoors and outdoors, to accommodate your needs.  Our meeting spaces provide the latest A/V capabilities in a beautiful setting in harmony with nature.

Company Retreats

We understand how a change in perspective inspires big-picture thinking and bonding.  Take team building to the next level with 152 acres of gardens and grounds.  Endless custom experiences can be arranged including museum tours, naturalist-led hikes, private meditation sessions, yoga and a variety of lawn games.

Small Meeting Spaces
  • Pope Board Room
  • Veranda
  • Sunken Garden
  • Glass Room
Larger Meeting Spaces
  • Makeshift Theater
  • Exhibition Gallery

Hill-Stead welcomes corporate events of all sizes. See our new visitor center spaces here. To inquire, please contact Karen Hudkins (860-677-4787 ext. 134, or



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