Things To Do

A classical building with central pedimented portico and captain's walk on the roof.

Start Your Visit at the Pavilion Visitor Center

The Pavilion Visitor Center offers an array of services designed to enhance your visit to Hyde Park. The Lobby and orientation areas are where you begin your Vanderbilt Mansion experience.

The visitor center provides information on tours, exhibits, gardens, trails, activities, and special events. Our experinced staff can help you plan an itinerary for your visit to the Vanderbilt Mansion, and nearby Home of FDR, Val-Kill, and other nearby attractions.

The visitor center is air conditioned and offers public restroom facilities, a gift shop, and small exhibit galleries with changing exhibits featuring objects from the park's museum collection. Here are a few suggestions for things to do when you visit the park.

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    Last updated: March 16, 2021

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