Announcements

John Jay’s Bedford House is open for tours Thursday through Saturday at 1, 2, and 3pm. Tickets are sold out of the Glass Porch on the left of the Main House.

The Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and our Discovery Centers are closed for the season.





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Holiday Tours

December 1, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 2, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Gift Shop

December 2, 2017 10:00 am–2:00 pm

Our museum gift shop will be open especially for the holiday season. Browse our expanded selection of merchandise, including many gift items featuring images of John Jay's Historic Bedford House, the Farm, and the newly installed historic wallpaper found in John Jay's Office. Books for history lovers; John Jay Homestead Christmas ornaments; 18th & 19th century toys and games; note cards and housewares are also available.

Our Holiday Shop is also open on December 9th from 10:00am to 2:00pm, and during our candlelight tours on December 20, 21, and 22.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 7, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

News
2017 Barn Dance

A festive fundraiser, the Barn Dance celebrates its 20th Anniversary with the return of pig racing! Enjoy a country barbecue, a pizza truck, music by local bands, a campfire and more. Tickets are available at the door.

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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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