Fees & Passes


Vanderbilt Mansion admission is $10 per person.

Tickets and visitor information are available in the Visitor Center located on the grounds of the Vanderbilt Mansion.

Children 15 and under are Free

The Grounds and Formal Gardens are free and open everyday from sunrise to sunset.


The Interagency Annual, Senior, Access and U.S. Military Passes are either sold or issued and honored at all the National Park Service sites in Hyde Park. Please see the fee collector for more information on the passes.

Interagency Passes cannot be used for reservations.

Interagency Passes can only be used in person, on a first come, first serve basis.


The guided tour of the Vanderbilt Mansion is a 45-60 minute walking tour, including the first floor, second floor and a portion of the basement. There are approximately 100 steps during the tour.

The Vanderbilt Mansion is accessible. Please call ahead to check availability.


Reservations are generally not necessary for individuals. (It is not necessary for individuals to make a reservation November through April. Tours are offered at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00).

If you would like to make a reservation for individuals May through October please call 1-877-444-6777, or visit www.recreation.gov.

Groups of 10 or more are required to make a group reservation. To make a group reservation, call 1-877-559-6777, or visit www.recreation.gov.

If you experience any difficulty in booking your visit to Hyde Park, please call Kevin Thomas at 845-486-1966.

For school group reservations call Kevin Thomas at 845-486-1966.

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