Operating Hours & Seasons

Effective Thursday March, 26, 2020 the grounds of the Home of FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill and the Vanderbilt Mansion will close daily at 6:00 PM.
 

October 27, 2019 – April 2020
Entrance to the mansion is available by guided tour seven days a week. Public tours are offered at 12:00 and 3:00 pm. (On February 1, 2020 the last tour will move to 4:00 pm). Should unexpected high visitation occur, guided tours will switch to self-guided tours.
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 (10 and 2) will be available to the public

Summer Season 2020 TBD - 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 4:00. (Tour times are subject to change) *Group tours of 10 or more people must make reservations in advance which are offered at 10:00 am, 1:30 pm or 3:00 pm only. On days when no group tour is scheduled these tour times will be available to the public (except 1:30).

To make a group reservation call 1-877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov
Commercial groups will need an approved Commercial Use Permit in order to operate within the parks after October 1, 2019. For more information please visit the Commerical Use Authorization page.

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 or on our Facebook Page.

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 Monday-Thursday, May through October.

The Visitor Center closes at 5:00 PM.

Last updated: March 25, 2020

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Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Phone:

(845) 229-7770

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