Hill-Stead Museum

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35 Mountain Road
Farmington, CT 06030 (860) 677-4787

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A National Historic Landmark, Hill-Stead Museum showcases Impressionist masterpieces by Monet, Manet, Degas, Whistler and Cassat in situ amid original furnishings. The 1901 Colonial Revival-style house was designed by pioneering female architect Theodate Pope Riddle as a retirement home for her parents. A centerpiece of the 152-acre property is the c. 1920 Sunken Garden designed by Beatrix Farrand, today the site of a summer-long poetry festival.
Strollers are not permitted.
Programs at Hill-Stead Museum are supported in part by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and the Greater Hartford Arts Council.

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