Guided Tours

formal parlor inside Lindenwald
President Van Buren hosted countless political meetings in the formal parlor during the 1840's and 1850's.

National Park Service

Daily Tours

The 2018 visitor season begins Saturday April 22nd at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. President Van Buren's mansion will open for tours on weekends from April 22nd to mid-May. From mid-May through October tours are offered seven-days-a-week. Tours return to weekend only in November. Sign-up for tours at the visitor center.

Effective Immediately: Tours will be available at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00. Other tour times may available depending on staffing but are not guaranteed.

From April 22, to mid-May and again in November, weekend tours are available at 9:00, 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00.

There is no charge to walk the grounds which are available year round from 7:00 a.m. to sunset. Pick up a brochure and site bulletin in the parking lot and follow the three quarter-mile wayside loop to learn more about the founder of the Democratic Party.


Last updated: August 10, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Martin Van Buren NHS
1013 Old Post Road

Kinderhook, NY 12106-3605


(518) 758-9689 x2040

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