Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site Tours

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Historically known as Hyde Park, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is one of the region's oldest Hudson River estates. For nearly two centuries, this place has been home to socially prominent New Yorkers. A superb example of its type, Hyde Park represents the domestic ideal of the elite class in the late nineteenth-century America. It provides a glimpse of estate life, the social stratification of the period, and the world of the American millionaire during the era historians refer to as the Gilded Age.

The National Park Service preserves over 200 acres of the original property, including historic buildings, original furnishings, manicured landscapes, natural woodlands, formal gardens and associated documents. The centerpiece of the estate is the mansion, a masterpiece of American Beaux-Arts design by the distinguished architectural firm McKim, Mead & White.

Historically known as Hyde Park, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is one of the region's oldest Hudson River estates. For nearly two centuries, this place has been home to socially prominent New Yorkers. A superb example of its type, Hyde Park represents the domestic ideal of the elite class in the late nineteenth-century America. It provides a glimpse of estate life, the social stratification of the period, and the world of the American millionaire during the era historians refer to as the Gilded Age.

The National Park Service preserves over 200 acres of the original property, including historic buildings, original furnishings, manicured landscapes, natural woodlands, formal gardens and associated documents. The centerpiece of the estate is the mansion, a masterpiece of American Beaux-Arts design by the distinguished architectural firm McKim, Mead & White.

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See facility rates for fees. Tickets purchased more than 30 days ahead of the tour date have the option to provide a non-refundable down payment of $1.00/ticket. The full payment is due 30 days in advance of the reservation date by midnight EST. If the full payment is not received on time, your reservation will be automatically cancelled. Please check the full payment due date when purchasing your tickets. Grounds and gardens are free and open every day from sunrise to sunset. Reservations can be cancelled up to 24 hours before the tour for a partial refund.

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4097 ALBANY POST ROAD Hyde Park NY 12538

Phone Number

845-229-7770

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