Visitor Information

HOURS OF OPERATION

Staatsburgh State Historic Site (also known as Mills Mansion) is open for special programs January through mid-April. Please call (845) 889-8851 for information on our winter “Gilded Age Tea & Talk” programs and our special theme tours, including “America’s Elite in the Downton Abbey Era” themed tours and “World War I and the End of the Gilded Age” tours.

Click here for a full list of Staatsburgh’s events and public programs.

Staatsburgh State Historic Site is open mid-April through October, Thursday through Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm. The last tour begins at 4:00pm. The site will reopen for drop-in tours on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

The site is closed in November until the day after Thanksgiving, when it reopens for special holiday programming and hours.

Holiday Hours –

On Friday, December 15th from 6pm-8pm Staatsburgh will offer special evening hours. Spend a festive evening at the fully decorated mansion, with costumed guides, music, and gift shopping.

Staatsburgh is open for tours during the holiday season Thursday-Sunday, 12pm-4pm from November 24th through December 31st. We will be closed December 24 & 25 and open the entire week December 26-31.

Site Admission for Regular House Tours (different rates apply for special tours and programs)::
Adult $8
Child < 12 Free
Student >12 $6
Seniors/Groups $6

DIRECTIONS

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).