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

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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  • Park Closures September 7, 2014

    Please note that on Sunday, September 7th, the parking lot, visitor center, Weir Studio, and Young Studio will close at 1 pm for the annual Jazz in the Garden event. The 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm tours of the Weir House will not be offered.

Guided Tours

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Ranger-guided tour through the Truant's Meadow at Weir Farm National Historic Site.
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Weir House Winter

The historic Weir House in winter

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Tour of the Weir House

House tours are offered May 29, 2014 through November 30, 2014, Thursday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. Approximately 45 minutes in length.

Tours will be filled by same-day registration only, first-come, first-served. One person may register for a maximum of four people (including themselves). Tour size is limited to 12 visitors. Registration will be managed at the Burlingham House Visitor Center.

Every tour starts with the 13-minute introductory park film, before walking to the Weir House for an approximately 30-minute tour.

Please note: Flash photography, tripods, food, drink, strollers, or umbrellas are not permitted in the Weir House. The Weir House is wheelchair accessible.

 

Group Visits

If you are planning to bring a group that will arrive in 3 or more vehicles, please call (203) 834-1896 in advance to make arrangements. We encourage you to bring your friends and family, and appreciate carpooling when possible due to limited parking spaces available at the park. Please note that the parking lot cannot accommodate RVs, buses, or other large vehicles.

If you would like to schedule a group tour, please call (203) 834-1896 in advance to make arrangements.

 

Self-Guided Tour

There are no guided tours December through March. People interested in seeing the landscape can pick up a Self-Guiding Walking Tour brochure or a Painting Sites Guide on the porch outside the visitor center.

Did You Know?

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

Many famous artists have found inspiration at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Childe Hassam, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and John Twachtman have all painted on site. More...