• The Living Room in the Vanderbilt Mansion

    Vanderbilt Mansion

    National Historic Site New York

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  • Park Closure Next Week

    Because of road work the park will be CLOSED to all visitors on Tuesday, September 23rd and Wednesday, September 24th. Call 845-229-9115 for more information. (Updated at 2:28pm 9/18)

Accessibility

The Vanderbilt Mansion Visitor Center is accessible by wheelchair. Disability access is limited at the Vanderbilt Mansion itself, as most electric wheelchairs and many manual wheelchairs do not fit in the small historic (1935) elevator. Most visitors with disabilities are required to stand to move between floors on the elevator. Please call ahead to discuss your particular needs at 845-229-7770.

Handicapped parking is available in the main parking lot.

American Sign Language Interpretation is available upon request. Please contact Scott Rector at 845-229-9115 Ext. 2025 at least 14 days prior to your visit.

Did You Know?

Outside view of the Vanderbilt Powerhouse

The Vanderbilt Mansion was the first home in the Town of Hyde Park to have electricity. It was generated by a hydroelectric power plant, located on Crum Elbow Creek that runs through the property.