- First stop on this National Millenium Trail is the Bruce Museum of Arts & Sciences in Greenwich (I-95 Exit 3) See fine impressionist art and a gem of a collection of great rocks and minerals.
- Weir Farm is a National Historic Site in Wilton, Rte.7 to Rte.102, that housed the famous Impressionist painter, J. Alden Weir. You can fish, picnic and walk nature trails.
- Take the scenic Merritt Parkway to downtown New Haven and the Yale University Art Gallery. It houses more than 185,000 treasures including paintings by Van Gogh, Monet and others. Wander toward the town green and choose from fabulous restaurants.
- Take a side trip up I-91 north to Rte. 9 north to I-84 east to Exit 35 and the New Britain Museum of American Art. It has an outstanding collection that includes works by Benton, Cassatt, Church, Sargent, Whistler and Wyeth.
DRIVING TIP: Approximate driving distance between furthest points (1 & 4) is 81 miles.
Bruce Museum of Arts & Science
Over 12 changing exhibitions, environmental galleries, marine touch tank, lectures, educational workshops, museum store.
Yale University Art Gallery
Founded in 1832, with more than 85,000 objects dating from ancient Egypt to the present. Paintings by Van Gogh, Manet, Monet and Picasso, one of the finest collections of American paintings and decorative arts; changing exhibits, sculpture garden,
New Britain Museum of American Art
Over 5,000 American works of art from 1740 to the present. Works by Benton, Cassatt, Church, Cole, LeWitt, Sargent, Stuart, Whistler, and Wyeth; changing exhibitions. Gift shop.