Indoor & Outdoor Event Venues

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Hill-Stead can accommodate:

  • Up to 100 guests in our indoor venues.
  • 350+ guests in our outdoor spaces.
  • Fees range from $3,900 to $7,500 for the event site.  For details, see Weddings & Events.

West Lawn & Veranda

With vistas of the Litchfield Hills and nearby views of the estate’s farm buildings, meadows, and pond, this area can accommodate large gatherings and is suitable for an open-air or tented event of any size.  A Mount Vernon-style veranda at the front façade complements this expansive space.

Grass Court

Grass-Court-tent-with-view-of-museumThis grassy glen, nestled within historic stone walls, was the site of the estate’s grass tennis court and has views of the historic home and veranda.  This venue is perfect for your tented event of up to 200.

Sunken Garden

Hill-Stead gardens-34_100720Surrounded by rustic stone walls, this historic perennial garden’s ever-changing colors reflect the palette of the estate’s Impressionist paintings.  A summer house at the center is a focal point, accented by brick paths radiating out among the many flower beds. This venue accommodates up to 200 for an open-air event.

Pope Board Room

Hill-Stead-Board-RoomA tastefully-decorated room adjacent to the museum’s historic house for smaller events for up to 40 with an adjoining stone porch for cocktails.

Makeshift Theater

This airy Arts and Crafts-style wood-paneled room in the Carriage Barn provides a rustic setting for events up to 120.  The room is climate-controlled for year-round use.


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