Basic Information

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is open year-round except on New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Park hours change seasonally. Visit our Operating Hours & Seasons page for detailed information (also available below).

The highlight of a visit to the park is a tour of the Vanderbilt Mansion. You must purchase a ticket to tour the mansion. Visit our Things to Do page for more information on mansion tour schedules and ticket fees.

There is no admission fee to enter the park and enjoy the grounds, gardens, and nature trails.



Quick Guide to Planning Your Visit


All park buildings typically close at 5:00 PM. The park gates, grounds, and gardens remain open later seasonally as indicated by the exceptions listed below. Visit our Things to Do page for the schedule of Mansion Tours and other park programs.

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Public WiFi is available.
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Bard Rock Access

Bard Rock is open to pedestrians during normal park hours, but vehicle access is limited. The gate at Bard Rock Road and Bard Rock Parking Lot are closed to vehicle traffic on weekends, holidays, and during the winter and early spring. For safety reasons, the Bard Rock gate may be additionally closed during times of high visitation to prevent traffic congestion.

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Bard Rock Vehicle Access and Parking Lot

  • 10 total spaces
  • 0 oversized spaces
  • 41.805297177531436, -73.94413843308553
Bard Rock is open to pedestrians daily during the park's operating hours. Vehicle access is limited during times of high visitation or inclement weather for public safety. Typically, Bard Rock vehicle access is not available on weekends, holidays, and during winter.


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Last updated: January 3, 2023

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4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


845 229-7770

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