Basic Information

Before You Arrive:

The mansion is currently open for tours Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Tours are scheduled at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 3:00.
(Closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

Tickets for all tour times and America The Beautiful Interagency Passes may be purchased on-site (Thursday-Monday) in the Pavilion Visitor Center. Please note that credit cards are the only form of payment we accept.

The Visitor Center is open every day from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Grounds Hours change seasonally, visit the Operating Hours & Seasons page for more information.

Visitors on tour shall not be admitted to the historic houses with the following:
  • Baby strollers, backpack or "Gerry" carriers, or infant carriers with handles.The only baby carriers permitted are "snuglies" or soft pouches worn on the front of the body;
  • Backpacks, except those used as "handbags" measuring less than 11"x15" in either dimension.
  • Parcels (including purses, briefcases, diaper bags, camera bags) that exceed 11" x 15" in either dimension;
  • Flash photography
  • Selfie Sticks or Tripods
The Vanderbilt Mansion is not air-conditioned and can get quite warm in the summer months.
There are public restrooms in the Vanderbilt Visitor Center which is open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day, including the grounds and buildings.

Last updated: November 5, 2022

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4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park , NY 12538


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