Guided Tours

 

Regularly Scheduled Programs, Offered July 1 - October 31, Wednesdays – Sundays

Weir and Young Studio Informal Outdoor Tours

Wednesdays to Sundays, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join knowledgeable volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for informal tours that interpret the Weir and Young Studios. Visitors can peek inside the studios and chat with volunteers to learn more about these creative spaces and the masterpieces created inside. Please note that studios are view-in only at this time.

Legacy of a Landscape Introductory Tours

Wednesdays to Sundays at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm
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. Explore the grounds and historic painting sites with the World’s Greatest Rangers, then peek inside the Weir House to see original art and furnishings! Registration is free, but space is limited, and first come first served. Sign up at the outdoor visitor center.

Art and Agriculture Tour

Wednesdays at 2:00 pm
This guided tour explores the agricultural history of Weir Farm, including the tenant farmers, historic barns, landscape and the artwork inspired by them. Registration is free, but space is limited, and first come first served. Sign up at the outdoor visitor center.

Exploring Stone Walls Tour

Thursdays at 2:00 pm
Join a Park Ranger on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm to learn about the historic stone walls. Registration is free, but space is limited, and first come first served. Sign up at the outdoor visitor center.

Artists’ Garden Tour

Fridays at 2:00 pm
Stroll through the stunning historic gardens on this guided tour that highlights the beauty and history that inspired generations of artists. Registration is free, but space is limited, and first come first served. Sign up at the outdoor visitor center.

 

Special Tours, Programs, and Workshops

Weir Farm offers free outdoor programs including informal art instruction, Impressionist Painting Workshops, Yoga in the Garden, Wellness Walks, Pond Hikes, and more! Check the event calendar on the website, or join our email mailing list to receive e-flyers about our programs and events. We will also offer pop-up art activities and special tours throughout the summer, so be sure to check in at the outdoor visitor center when you arrive so you don’t miss out!

 

Self-Guided Tour

Visitors are welcome to tour the park year-round. 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 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.

Interested in scheduling a group tour? Groups of up to 10 scheduled on mornings Wednesday – Friday. Choose between Legacy of a Landscape, Exploring Stone Walls, Artists’ Garden, or Art and Agriculture tours. Call 203-834-1896 x11 to schedule your group visit today!

Last updated: August 7, 2021

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Mailing Address:

735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, CT 06897

Phone:

(203) 834-1896 x0

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