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MILLS MANSION AT STAATSBURGH STATE HISTORIC SITE HOURS

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Please note: Per Governor Hochul’s announcement, as of February 11, 2022, masks are no longer required to tour the mansion and gift shop. Of course, if you are more comfortable wearing a mask, please do so.

September to October

COVID-19 UPDATE: As of September 2, 2021 the mansion is open Thursday – Sunday for 30 minute tours of the main floor. Online reservations are required; for more info and to register, visit:

Reserve a Tour

New York State Parks, including the trails and grounds at Staatsburgh, are also open for outdoor recreation and enjoyment, and the site is offering a wide range of free outdoor programs, Thursday through Sunday.  For more info and to register, visit: 

www.Staatsburgh.Eventbrite.com

November 1 – Thanksgiving

Closed for Holiday Decorating

Day after Thanksgiving – December 31

A GILDED AGE CHRISTMAS

Staatsburgh has decorated the main floor of the mansion for the holiday season! Guests can reserve a timed-entry spot to stroll through the mansion’s main floor at their own pace and enjoy the festive decorations. Docents will be stationed throughout the house to answer questions and provide direction. The site’s shop—filled with wonderful gift items—is available for holiday shopping.

Make reservations here

Friday, November 25, 2022 – December 31, 2022

Open for timed entry, by reservation only on Thursdays – Sundays

10:00am – 3:00pm (Last entry at 2:30pm)

Evening Hours: Friday, December 16 from 5:00pm-8:00pm (Last entry at 7:30pm)

Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Open the entire week of December 26 – 31

Make reservations here

Payment is at the door. Cost: $8/Adults, $6/Seniors & Students, Children 12 & under are free.

January through April

Plans have not been finalized for winter.

Any programs or tours will be by advance reservation only.

The trails and grounds at Staatsburgh are open for outdoor recreation and enjoyment. Please take advantage of the grounds, walkways, and scenic views.

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

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-