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Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington

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Hill–Stead Museum is a Colonial Revival house and art museum set on a large estate at 35 Mountain Road in Farmington, Connecticut. It is best known for its French Impressionist masterpieces, architecture, and stately grounds. The property was designated a National Historic Landmark as a nationally significant example of Colonial Revival architecture, built in 1901 to designs that were the result of a unique collaboration between Theodate Pope Riddle, one of the United States' first female architects, and the renowned firm of McKim, Mead & White. The house was built for Riddle's father, Alfred Atmore Pope, and the art collection it houses was collected by Pope and Riddle.
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  • My husband and I visited the beautiful estate at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, on Thursday, December 30th, 2021 and Thursday, January 6th, 2022. We have taken the guided house... 
    My husband and I visited the beautiful estate at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut, on Thursday, December 30th, 2021 and Thursday, January 6th, 2022. We have taken the guided house...  more »
  • We took a tour of the interior of this historic home. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the art pieces inside and knew fascinating details about them and the family which collected them... 
    We took a tour of the interior of this historic home. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the art pieces inside and knew fascinating details about them and the family which collected them...  more »
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  • Wonderful place to visit. I enjoyed listening to the story of the house.look at the wonderful painting Monet Dega and more.I recommend dearly to visit this house which give you a glimpse to a different period
  • Wonderful tour guide. Very informative and fun. Nice original impressionism artwork. Great stories of the family.

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