• The Living Room in the Vanderbilt Mansion

    Vanderbilt Mansion

    National Historic Site New York

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  • Vanderbilt Mansion will be closed to the public on Wednesday morning July 30th.

    Signs will be installed at the Main and Coach House gates to inform the public of the temporary closure and will be removed when the park reopens. Park guests may wish to visit the Home of FDR or Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill in the morning.

Professional Development

Teacher Workshops

Teaching the Hudson Valley Institute 2014 - Farms & Food - Teaching the Hudson Valley from the Ground Up. July 29 - July 31, 2014.

Suggested Reading

From "The Gilded Age," by Mark Twain, and "The First Tycoon," by T.J. Stiles to, "Fortune's Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt," by Arthur T. Vanderbilt and "The Vanderbilt's," by Jerry E. Patterson, here are a few suggestions for teachers and young readers.


The Teacher Ranger Teacher (TRT) program is the centerpiece of the National Park Service's Teacher Corps, a diverse collection of programs and opportunities for educators to partner and interact with the National Park Service.