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MILLS MANSION AT STAATSBURGH STATE HISTORIC SITE HOURS

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Mid-April to October

COVID-19 UPDATE: New York State Parks, including the trails and grounds at Staatsburgh, are open for outdoor recreation and enjoyment. During times like these, a little fresh air may be exactly what is needed so do take advantage of the grounds, walkways and scenic views.

In order to encourage social distancing during this crisis, all public programs and events at NY State Parks are suspended indefinitely and historic houses such as Staatsburgh have been closed to the public indefinitely.

We will update this site when we are able to open Staatsburgh. In the meantime, take a peek inside by visiting our Virtually Staatsburgh page.

November 1 – Thanksgiving

Closed for Holiday Decorating

Day after Thanksgiving – December 31

Thursday through Sunday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Last tour at 2:30 pm. Closed December 24 and 25.

January through April

COVID-19 UPDATE: New York State Parks, including the trails and grounds at Staatsburgh, are open for outdoor recreation and enjoyment. During times like these, a little fresh air may be exactly what is needed so do take advantage of the grounds, walkways and scenic views.

In order to encourage social distancing during this crisis, all public programs and events at NY State Parks are suspended indefinitely and historic houses such as Staatsburgh have been closed to the public indefinitely.

Upcoming March teas have been canceled and anyone who registered has already been notified that the program will not occur. In the seemingly likely event that future events are canceled, we will notify all registered participants as soon as the decision is made.

For more information on visiting the mansion, please call (845) 889-8851

Full list of Staatsburgh’s events and public programs

Education Programs, School Groups & Group Tours are available year-round, by appointment. Please call for details.

Staatsburgh’s museum gift shop is open during site hours and is continually stocked with new items related to the Gilded Age and Hudson Valley. Often cited as among the best museum gift shops in the Hudson Valley, the shop features a unique array of jewelry, books, scarves, keepsakes, and gifts. Be sure to stop by.

DIRECTIONS

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From points south – via the Taconic State Parkway (no commercial vehicles)

Exit the Parkway onto Rte. 55 going west toward Poughkeepsie.  Continue on Rte. 55 through the city of Poughkeepsie. You will approach the Mid-Hudson Bridge – JUST BEFORE the bridge, on the right, is a ramp leading to Rte. 9 North.  Make a right onto this ramp.

Take Rte 9 North through Hyde Park, approx. 3.3 miles north of the entrance to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site bear left at the fork onto Old Post Road. Continue on Old Post Rd through the Hamlet of Staatsburg. Approximately a mile on your left, opposite the Dinsmore Golf Course, is the gate to the mansion’s grounds.  The sign reads: Staatsburgh State Historic Site.

From points south – via NYS Thruway:

Take Exit 18 New Paltz.  Take the ramp up to Rte 299 and make a right, going east.  At the end of 299 is a traffic light at the intersection of 299 and Rte. 9W.  Make a right and go south on 9W.  Beyond the first traffic light in the town of Highland, take the ramp (on right) for the Mid-Hudson Bridge.

At the end of the bridge, just before one enters Poughkeepsie, is a ramp to Rte. 9.  Follow the ramp around to take Rte. 9 North toward Hyde Park.  Continue on Rte. 9 through Hyde Park; about 3.3 miles north of the entrance to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site bear left at the fork onto Old Post Road.  Continue on Old Post Rd through the Hamlet of Staatsburg. Approximately a mile on your left, opposite the Dinsmore Golf Course, is the gate to the mansion’s grounds.  The sign reads: Staatsburgh State Historic Site.

From points south – via Rt. 9

Take Rte 9 North through Hyde Park, approx. 3.3 miles north of the entrance to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site bear left at the fork onto Old Post Road. Continue on Old Post Rd through the Hamlet of Staatsburg. Approximately a mile on your left, opposite the Dinsmore Golf Course, is the gate to the mansion’s grounds.  The sign reads: Staatsburgh State Historic Site.

From points north – via NYS Thruway

NYS Thruway (I 87) South to Exit 21 (Catskill).  Turn left at stop sign.  Follow Rt. 23 east to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.  Watch the signs!

After you cross the bridge bear right onto Rt. 9G south.  If you look on top of the hill you can see Olana! Follow 9G south for approx. 30 minutes to the intersection of Route 9 and 9G.  Make a right onto Route 9 South.  Continue straight (south).  At the next traffic light in the center of the Village of Rhinebeck (Beekman Arms is on your right) continue south on Rt. 9 for 4.6 miles and make a right onto Old Post Road. Proceed 1.8 miles; the entrance to the site is on the right (and the Dinsmore Golf Course is on the left).

From points north – via Taconic State Parkway (no commercial vehicles)

Take exit for Route 199 West. At 1st Traffic Light bear left onto Route 308 West.  Continue on Route 308 to the village of Rhinebeck.

At traffic light (intersection of Route 9) make a left onto Rte. 9 south.  Continue south for 4.6 miles and make a right onto Old Post Road. Proceed 1.8 miles; the entrance to the site is on the right (and the Dinsmore Golf Course is on the left).

From points north – via Rt. 9 

From the traffic light at the intersection of Rt. 9 and Rt. 308  in the center of the Village of Rhinebeck (Beekman Arms is on your right) continue south on Rt. 9 for 4.6 miles and make a right onto Old Post Road. Proceed 1.8 miles; the entrance to the site is on the right (and the Dinsmore Golf Course is on the left).

 

“You could see it in films but to come here and actually walk through the home and see the different rooms and imagine how the family had a daily life here is really a spectacular opportunity.”

-TONY MUSSO-