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Weir Farm National Historic Site

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautifully Maintained Site

Beautifully maintained national historic site focusing primarily on J. Alden Weir, an American... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharon P
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Boonton
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Really peaceful and serene site. Great foliage and landscapes a true artistic haven. Totally worth... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
James C
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Brooklyn, New York
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The summer home of J. Alden Weir, a pioneer of the American Impressionist movement.
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735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-1309
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully maintained national historic site focusing primarily on J. Alden Weir, an American impressionist painter who, as a founding member of The Ten, promoted American art, both at this farm and throughout the country. The tour is given by a Park Ranger who you can...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Really peaceful and serene site. Great foliage and landscapes a true artistic haven. Totally worth a trip to it.

Thank James C
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We went to the recent Art in the Park event in August 2018 and it was great. This is a national park and the parking for the large crowd was expert, there is a historic house on site with a tour guide who took just...More

Thank theresa c
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Beautiful drive in hilly/rocky countryside, the road is windy and narrow. The park closes at 4pm, earlier than most National park sites. Skipped the house and took the guided tour brochures to walk the grounds. The grounds are very uneven and difficult for a stroller...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Lovely place for light hiking through unspoiled, exceptionally pretty terrain of CT. Seeing the old buildings and the landscape brings to life what inspired so many great painters to do their work here.

Thank James R
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Spend time at the park to check out the gardens and grounds as well as to tour the home and studios. Julian Alden Weir, an American Impressionist artist lived here and the staff was informative and knowledgeable to let you know of the history and...More

Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A genuinely pleasant trip to a bygone time – the people who showed us around the house and studios were lovely and knowledgeable to a greater level if you are interested in getting more information. Very low key, insightful, pretty walks and a relaxing environment...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This site was home to three generations of artists. The house tour was a wonderful look at the life of an American Impressionist painter, as the home contains most of the original furnishings. There are also two studios to see, as well as an artist...More

Thank Peg O
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We've moved to that part of our lives that we are now considered "emptynesters" and try to make the weekends our 'date' days. We also have realized that we have been to many National Parks when our girls were growing up, but that we have...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Weir Farm is one of two NPS sites dedicated to art, and the only one dedicated to painting. It is also Connecticut’s only national historic site. I wasn’t sure what to expect heading to this site but I’m so happy we made a day out...More

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Most of the trails are very easy walking, though not paved. Mostly level and there are several walking "hikes" from which to choose.
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