Announcements

John Jay’s Bedford House is open for tours Wednesday through Sunday at 1, 2, 3, and 4pm. Tickets are sold out of the Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center.

The Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 12:30pm to 4pm.

Our Discovery Centers are open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

A 25-minute, docent-led Highlights tour is available Saturday during the Farm Market (June 10-Oct. 28) at 10, 10:30, 11, and 11:30am.





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Play Days@Jay

May 19, 2017 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

On Fridays, May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tour: The Constitutional Convention

May 25, 2017 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Convened in Philadelphia on May 25th 1787, the Constitutional Convention was originally established to revise the Articles of Confederation, but when the delegates adjourned at the end of July, a whole new form of government had been proposed.  To commemorate the 230th anniversary of the Constitutional Convention take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House, highlighting his position as a strong proponent of a national government and his involvement in the ratification of the Constitution. Tours are scheduled at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Please purchase tickets at the Carriage Barn Education and Visitor Center. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Play Days@Jay

May 26, 2017 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

On Fridays, May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

News
On the Farm Dinner Tickets Now on Sale

Join us on Saturday June 10 for an outdoor farm to table dinner to celebrate John Jay Homestead’s agrarian history. Purchase tickets here.

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First Day Family Fun

Join us on our 3rd annual First Day Family Fun and kick-start your New Year’s resolutions with a hike at John Jay Homestead. The first 200 participants will receive a free commemorative fleece scarf. Pick up your self-guided historic landscape tour at 1pm in our main parking lot. Then warm up by the bonfire with…

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Holiday Tours Offered For The First Time In 20 Years

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is excited to be offering evening holiday tours for the first time in two decades.  These limited candle light tours will take you through John Jay’s 1820s retirement home to discover what the winter holiday season would have been like for Jay and his family.  Period decorations, historic foods…

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