Hill-Stead Museum
35 Mountain Road, Farmington, CT 06032
860.677.4787 / Fax: 860.677.0174

Two hours from New York City and Boston, 10 minutes from Hartford.


By Car

Take Exit 39, I-84 East or West. Follow Route 4 West. Turn left onto Route 10 South. At first traffic light, turn left onto Mountain Road. Museum entrance is 1/4 mile up the hill on the left.

By Chartered Bus

Busses may not use the main entrance on Mountain Road to enter the museum.  Busses must use the bus entrance located on Farmington Avenue/Rt. 4.  Advance notice of chartered bus arrival is required. Use the address 671 Farmington Avenue for GPS to direct busses to this side entrance.

If you will be arriving by passenger van or car, please use the main entrance located on Mountain Road.

Busses should use the 671 Farmington Avenue, Farmington gate. Please note that GPS will route you to the car entrance if you enter the 35 Mountain Rd address.

Group tours are available, but reservations are required in advance. For more information, contact Education Department 860-677-4787 ext. 140 or

Note: Only right turns are allowed when entering from or exiting onto Route 4. Failure to comply could result in a citation. Take exit 39 off of Route 84 E or W onto Rt. 4, heading west. Go to the second traffic light at the intersection of Rt. 4 & Rt. 10. Turn left onto Rt. 10 S and go to the next traffic light. Turn left onto Mountain Road. Take the first left onto High Street. Continue on High Street to the end. Turn right back onto Rt. 4, heading east. Continue up the hill until you see a sign on the right, which says “Hill-Stead Museum – Buses Only.” Make a right turn into the museum property and follow the road to the parking lot.