Visit Heublein Tower

2022 Fall Season Hours:

The Heublein Tower will be open for visiting Friday – Monday  from 10am to 4pm

Gift Shop Hours: Open weekends based on volunteer availability.

Please Note: Masks, while not required, are encouraged while visiting the Tower. For the safety of all visitors, the state of Connecticut will limit the number of guests allowed inside at one time.

We thank you in advance for understanding and cooperating with this requirement.

Directions to the Heublein Tower:

From I-91 North or South: Take Exit 35B, which is the Bloomfield Route 218 exit. This road is also known as Cottage Grove Road. Follow Cottage Grove Road heading west until you reach Route 185. Follow Route 185 towards Simsbury. At the top of the hill, the entrance to Talcott Mountain State Park/Heublein Tower will be on your left.

From I-84 East or West: Take the Route 44 Exit. Follow Route 44 heading west until you reach the intersection of Route 218. Take a right on Rte 218 and follow north until you reach Route 185 in Simsbury. Take a left on Route 185 towards Simsbury. At the top of the hill, Talcott Mountain State Park/Heublein Tower is on your left.

There is NO access to the Heublein Tower from Montevideo Road 

Tower Trail Map

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The Hike Up

The Tower Trail is 1.25 miles long; a walk to the Tower takes approximately 30 – 40 minutes. Also running through the park is a section of the Metacomet Trail, developed and maintained with volunteer assistance by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association.

Heublein Tower historic home and museum is accessible by walking trail only. 

Museum hours are Friday – Monday  from 10am to 4pm. Pets, food, drink, and walking sticks are not allowed in the museum.

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