Boscobel House and Gardens | Kids Out and About Hudson Valley

Boscobel House and Gardens

Address: 
1601 Route 9 D
Garrison , NY , 10524
Phone: 845-265-3638
41° 21' 31.3344" N, 73° 55' 9.9804" W
Contact name: 
Ed Glisson
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Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City, Boscobel is one of America's most beautiful places, with 68 acres of stunning grounds, iconic Hudson River views, a woodland trail, and pollinator-friendly gardens. Open Fridays - Mondays from April through December and by appointment, Boscobel offers grounds admission, guided grounds walks, and lively outdoor programs that explore history, design, and nature. Registration via boscobel.org. Children are always welcome.

The mission of Boscobel House and Gardens is to engage diverse audiences in the Hudson Valley’s ongoing, dynamic exchange between design, history, and nature.

Boscobel opened as a nonprofit museum sixty years ago. Built between 1804 and 1808, it was originally the dream house of wealthy Loyalists. By the 1950s, after falling into disrepair, it was demolished. Preservationists saved as many architectural fragments as possible and reassembled them fifteen miles north, where the Neoclassical mansion was restored back to—and even beyond—its original grandeur. Boscobel was saved as a beautiful piece of art.

Now an esteemed Historic House Museum containing one of the finest collections of decorative arts from the Federal period, Boscobel offers admission to 68 acres of our grounds, featuring lush gardens and a woodland trail. Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Boscobel directly overlooks Constitution Marsh toward the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, showcasing dramatic views of the Hudson River.

Open Friday through Monday, Boscobel hosts outdoor, in-person events with careful COVID protocols as well as engaging virtual programs for families. Children are always welcome.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Location:

1601 Route 9 D
Garrison , NY, 10524
United States

Phone:

845-265-3638

Visit Santa at Boscobel

Dates: 
12/04/2021
12/11/2021
12/18/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 3:00pm (Tickets required)

Location:

1601 Route 9 D
Garrison , NY, 10524
United States

Phone:

845-265-3638

Twilight Tours at Boscobel

Dates: 
12/04/2021
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
Time: 
Advance reservations required.

Location:

1601 Route 9 D
Garrison , NY, 10524
United States

Phone:

845-265-3638

Bring the Kids Goes Outside!

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
9:30am and 1:30pm

Location:

1601 Route 9 D
Garrison , NY, 10524
United States

Phone:

845-265-3638

Storyteller Jonathan Kruk with Holiday Tales - Boscobel House and Gardens

Dates: 
12/11/2021
12/18/2021
Time: 
11:00am and 1:00pm (Tickets required)

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