Operating Hours & Seasons

November 2017 - April 2018 - Entrance to the mansion is available by guided tour only seven days a week. Public tours are offered at 12:00 and 4:00 pm. Group tours of 10 or more people must make reservations in advance which are offered at 10:00 am or 2:00 pm only. On days when no group tour is scheduled these tour times will be available to the public.

May 2018 - October 2018 the mansion is open everyday by guided tour only. Tours are offered throughout the day at: 9:15, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and the last tour at 4:00 PM. The Visitor Center is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. (Tour times are subject to change)

To make a group reservation call 1-877-559-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov
Advance tour reservations for individuals (from 1-9 people) are not available. All tickets for individuals are sold on a first come first serve basis.

For information regarding the Vanderbilt Mansion you can call the visitor center at 845-229-7770.

During the winter months we may have to delay opening or close early due to inclement weather. Any notices will be available at 845-229-9115.

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day, including the grounds and buildings.

  • Bard Rock Road and parking lot is closed to vehicular traffic on weekends, holidays, and whenever the gate is closed. Bard Rock is open to vehicles on Tuesday and Thursday June - September.

The grounds are free and open daily until sunset. Entrance gates located at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, will be subject to closure 30 minutes prior to sunset. The grounds will continue to remain open to pedestrians until sunset.

Last updated: January 31, 2018

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Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-7770

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