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Weir Farm National Historic Site

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Address: 735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-1309
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+1 203-834-1896

The summer home of J. Alden Weir, a pioneer of the American Impressionist...

The summer home of J. Alden Weir, a pioneer of the American Impressionist movement.

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Beautiful and pristine Park

Beautiful place to go for a walk. Well-maintained, gorgeous connecticut farmhouse and surrounding gardens.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shawn K
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to go for a walk. Well-maintained, gorgeous connecticut farmhouse and surrounding gardens.

Thank Shawn K
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't figure out why we hadn't visited sooner. Weir Farm is valuable as an historic site and a beautiful example of New England flora and fauna. The studios and farmhouse are beautifully restored and preserved and trails, and gardens are well maintained. We will definitely return!

Thank Bobbili
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day on weir farm in Wilton ,CT Great scenic views on 1800's farm and home of weir a painter of landscapes and many other subjects. Nice visitor center and ranger did an excellent tour. Spent over 3 hours there and could have stayed longer walking more trails around pond and preserve. Could not have wished for a more... More 

Thank Dawn G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice few hours but there are limitations from November 1 to April 30 (today!). I knew the limitations before I went so ok not complaining. Beautiful grounds. Not ideal if you have a stroller with you. Walk down to the pond is probably between 400 and 800 meters. It was very cool to see real artists... More 

Thank Reingding13
Wilton, Connecticut
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Originally a summer home ofJohn Alden Weir and "en plain air" painting salon for some of New England's impressionistic painters @ 1900's. Wires home has been restored as well as his studio. The grounds are gorgeous and invite you to stroll, walk, paint anywhere on the grounds. There is lovely museum shop as well.

Thank Kathleen B
New York
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Weir Farm National Historic site celebrates the life and inspiration of American impressionist painter J. Alden Weir, and really the entire impressionist movement broadly. It offers picturesque walks around the farm with the intent of mimicking the environment Weir drew inspiration from. It's a nice enough site, but it's very small, and unless you're a fan of art, it's not... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I've been to Weir Farm several times to hike through the woods. Unfortunately, it's winter, so all the buildings are closed. But it does have some good trails.

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Naperville, Illinois
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

A really beautiful spot. Created by artists, there are still active artists who come and work on the property. Very nice to walk around, and the rangers were very helpful. Peaceful and easy to see why this appeals to artists.

2 Thank mja1982
Wilton, Connecticut
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wier farm is the only national Park in the state of Connecticut and it is a beautiful place to hike or take your family to spend the day. National Park Rangers can take you on a stone fences tour and Also offer tours to learn about the history of the farm and American impressionist painter J. Aldyn Weir Highly recommend... More 

1 Thank 540kbd
East Lyme, Connecticut
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our family loves the National Park system and Weir Farm is one of the hidden gems located in CT. The park is in a beautiful setting with very knowledgeable volunteers and rangers.

Thank ACappon

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