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A trail through the forest leading to Weir Pond.
Weir Pond Trailhead

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May - October 2023 - Seasonal Hours and Visitor Services

Weir Farm’s season begins May 1, 2023, and the Visitor Center will be open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Wednesdays to Sundays, and the Weir Barn and Young Studio will be open for self-guided peek-in viewing. Restrooms will be open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 7 days a week. See hours and program information below as you plan your 2023 visit to Weir Farm NHP. Please note that hours and offerings will differ in May and June from the rest of Weir Farm NHP’s season so we can accommodate school groups and provide opportunities for students to experience their local national park. We hope you enjoy your visit to Weir Farm NHP!

Dogs: You are welcome to walk your dog at Weir Farm National Historical Park and the Weir Preserve, the 110-acre network of hiking trails directly adjacent to the property, as long as it remains leashed. Please pick up after your pet - a pet waste station is located in the parking lot, at the Weir Pond trailhead, and behind the Burlingham Barn/Restrooms.

Restrooms – located at the Burlingham Barn
Open daily, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Drinking water is available. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own water and a water bottle. Restoom facilities are closed on the following Federal Holidays (observed) in 2023: Monday May 29, Monday June 19, Tuesday July 4, Monday September 4, Monday October 9.

Burlingham House Visitor Center
Open Wednesday- Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check out exhibits, chat with a Park Ranger, sign up for tours, borrow some art supplies, pick up a map or self-guided tour brochure, and plan your perfect Weir Farm day!

Self-guided viewing – Weir Barn and Young Studio
Open Wednesday- Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peek inside the stable, milking parlor, equipment room, and pony stall of the Weir Barn and learn about the rich agricultural history of the farm. Peek inside the Young Studio through a plexi-glass viewing area. Virtual tours of the Weir and Young Studios are available on the park website HERE.

Weir Studio and Young Studio Pop-In Tours
Open Wednesdays to Sundays, 10:00 – 11:30 am and 1:00 – 3:30 pm
Join knowledgeable volunteer tour guides for short informal tours that interpret the Weir Studio and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with volunteers to learn more about these creative spaces and the masterpieces created inside. No registration required, first come – first served.

Weir House Pop-In Tours
Open Wednesdays to Sundays, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour the iconic Weir House on 15-minute pop-in tours anytime between 12:30 and 3:30 pm. No registration required, first come – first served.

Preserving a Legacy, 30-minute guided Weir House Tour
Tours offered Saturdays and Sundays at 10:45 am
Starting June 21: Tours offered Wednesdays through Sundays at 10:45 am

Learn about the legacy of creativity started by America’s most beloved Impressionist, Julian Alden Weir, and the three generations of artists who called Weir Farm home while touring the wildly artistic Weir House. Registration is free, but space is limited, and first come first served. Sign up at the visitor center.

Take Part in Art
Art Supplies Available Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bring your own supplies, or, starting May 3rd, stop by the Visitor Center Wednesdays to Sundays to pick up free-to-use art supplies and Take Part in Art! Sketching kits provided Wednesday to Friday, watercolor kits provided on weekends. Informal instruction offered one Sunday per month – check the event schedule for dates and times.

Junior Ranger
Become a Junior Park Ranger anytime! Materials are available at the visitor center, including a bin left on the visitor center porch for those that come during off-hours. You can also participate virtually by completing our online activity and watching the Junior Ranger Swear-In Video on our website!

Self-guided Tours
Visit the park on your own using maps, brochures, self guided tours, the National Park Passport Stamp, and Junior Ranger activities located on the front porch of the visitor center, or visit virtually by exploring the resources here on the park website or the new National Park Service App!

Group Tours
Interested in scheduling a group tour? Group tours are offered in-season, May through October. Call 203-834-1896 x11 to schedule your group visit today! Groups arriving in more than 2 cars require a reservation.

Special Tours, Programs, and Workshops
Weir Farm offers free outdoor programs including informal art instruction, Impressionist Painting Workshops, Yoga in the Garden, Wellness Walks, and more in season, May - October. Check the event calendar here on the website or join our email mailing list to receive e-flyers about our programs and events. Please note that programs open for registration on the 10th of the month prior (i.e. May programs open up for registration on April 10th).

**** Please note that hours are subject to change without notice****

Last updated: May 28, 2023

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735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, CT 06897


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