• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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  • Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio Under Restoration

    The historic Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio are currently undergoing restoration and are closed to the public. The Burlingham House Visitor Center and park grounds remain open and available during regular hours. More »

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A Ranger leads a group of enthusiastic students down to Weir Pond.
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site
 

Junior Ranger
Become an official Weir Farm National Historic Site Junior Ranger! We also have special Junior Ranger badges if you are a Girl Scout or Boy Scout.
Or, become a Web Ranger! The National Park Service has a great Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages on-line.

 

Youth Programs
Learn about Weir Farm National Historic Site's innovative youth programs! From Girl Scouts of Connecticut to our partnerships with Groundwork Bridgeport and Woodcock Nature Center, we strive to enhance the awareness of the next generation to the cultural and natural resources here at Weir Farm NHS.

 

Trading Cards
Calling kids of all ages! Collect stories about the Civil War and civil rights! The National Park Service is offering more than 500 trading cards to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. You can view all of the cards online and discover stories from nearly 90 national parks in 31 states and the District of Columbia. You'll be surprised at what you will learn.

Did You Know?

Stars on the ceiling of Weir's studio - Photo by Barry McCormick

Painter Julian Alden Weir installed stars on the ceiling of all three of his studios. He had three studios: one in New York City, one in Windham, CT and one behind his home in Branchville, CT. Visitors will be able to see the original stars in his Branchville studio at Weir Farm National Historic Site once the Weir Studio has been restored in late 2013.