Before You Arrive:
The mansion is currently open for limited, self-guided audio tours Friday through Monday between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
Tickets MUST be purchased online before arrival at recreation.gov.
The audio tour requires each visitor to bring their own handheld electronic device (phone/tablet) AND headphones/earbuds. Listening to the audio files will require a data plan for audio file downloads. Visit the audio tour page to access the files.
The Visitor Center is open every day from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Visitors on tour shall not be admitted to the historic houses with the following:
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: September 19, 2021