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History & Culture

History & Culture

Includes Online Publications Related to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site.

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Photos & Multimedia

Enjoy a virtual visit to the Vanderbilt mansion. Here you will find photos and audio content on the park's history.

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Bring history alive in the classroom with lesson plans, field trips, and much more.

Kids & Youth

Kids & Youth

You are never to young to find your park! Become a Junior Ranger at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site.

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Stay up to date on the latest news and information from the park.

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Park management plans and policies.

A park ranger and two visitors examine a tree sapling in the woods.

Nature & Science

Find research and reports on the park's ecosystems, wildlife, and natural environment.


Speakers Bureau - Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites offers free outreach programs to groups and organizations. Programs are geared for adults. Topics focus on Franklin Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, the Vanderbilts, and the National Park Service. If you are interested in us presenting one of these programs to your group or organization please call Franceska Macsali-Urbin at 845-229-6225 or e-mail Fran at e-mail us.

Bookstore - Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association - We are an official National Park Service Cooperating Association that supports programming and preservation at the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites. Museum shops are located at Vanderbilt Mansion and Val-Kill.

Last updated: August 17, 2020

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4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-7770

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