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Weir Farm National Historic Site

735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-1309
+1 203-834-1896
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Artist's workshops, home, garden out in the country

I don't know that this site is particularly enchanting. It is located out in the country. The... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Susan M
Warren, Michigan
via mobile
Only National Park dedicated to painting

Watch short movie at visitor center before going on free tour of house. Nice little trails... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
k p
Cleveland, Ohio
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The summer home of J. Alden Weir, a pioneer of the American Impressionist movement.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“bison” (4 reviews)
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735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-1309
+1 203-834-1896
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I don't know that this site is particularly enchanting. It is located out in the country. The workshop building is next to the woods. The garden is okay. The outside of the house is photogenic. The colors of the leaves are not particularly happening.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Watch short movie at visitor center before going on free tour of house. Nice little trails. Wonderful landscapes.

Thank k p
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Beautiful vistas in the fall and lots of choices for walking paths. Nice because dogs are allowed on leash.

Thank 27LynnR
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Tucked out of the way, this place is a little treasure. For anyone with artistic interests and seeking creative inspiration it's worth a visit. We called in the Visitor Centre and wandered in the gardens on a hot morning - which was very peaceful.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our grandchildren loved working on their Jr. Ranger books here. They had to search for small boxes containing clues to find their next "letter" box. They also liked searching for the painted bison statues which blended in with their surroundings. The adults liked the beautiful...More

Thank nationalparkPa
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The volunteer really helped us learn so much. This park was about an hour out of our way but the drive there is beautiful. You get to see all the high end homes and it is lovely and wooded. The park itself is so pretty...More

Thank cjchic
Reviewed 10 August 2017

One would never expect a national park site to be here in Wilton. Lovely grounds, perfect for picnics. They also provide free of charge on weekends artist materials so you can try out your artistic talents while savor in nature - along with a great...More

Thank Olesia M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Weir Farm is part of the National Park Servicce,the best of America, and is designated as a National Historic Park. The setting is tranquil and bucolic, the history lives in front of you, the art is lovely. A great spot,also, to picnic, to hike, to...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We enjoyed a picnic on the pastoral grounds before embarking on the tour. It was very interactive as the kids each had two Junior ranger books to complete. Besides the art supplies on the porch the kid's each were given a back pack full of...More

1  Thank jalainern
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Very surprising park unit. Didn't know anything about J. Alden Weir going into the visit. This is the great thing about visiting National Park Units as one leans so much. The volunteers were great and knowledgeable . The park staff was kind enough to keep...More

1  Thank ELFDUDE
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Laurel P
26 May 2017|
Response from Shawn K | Reviewed this property |
Most of the trails are very easy walking, though not paved. Mostly level and there are several walking "hikes" from which to choose.