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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 and Visitor Center.

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

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

 





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Thematic Tour - Women of the Jay Family

August 15, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote (8/18/1920), take a tour of Bedford House focused on the women who lived here. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, from August 1st through August 18th.

 

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tour - Women of the Jay Family

August 16, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote (8/18/1920), take a tour of Bedford House focused on the women who lived here. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, from August 1st through August 18th.

 

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

August 17, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tour - Women of the Jay Family

August 17, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote (8/18/1920), take a tour of Bedford House focused on the women who lived here. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, from August 1st through August 18th.

 

Price: Free Event

News
Thematic Tours Now Offered Regularly at 2:00PM

We are excited to announce that beginning August 1st our 2pm tour will always be a thematic tour. On Wednesday through Saturday (Thursday through Saturday beginning October 15th) we will be exploring historical topics relevant to John Jay, his family, and Jay’s relationships with other Founders. On Sundays through October 15th the thematic tour will…

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We’re Featured on the NEW Hudson River Train Tour App!

Passengers on board Metro-North and Amtrak trains from New York City to Albany can now learn more about John Jay Homestead on their smartphones using the new Hudson River Train Tour App, developed by the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, in partnership with the National Park Service. The app gives rail travelers several tools…

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Sarah Jay, The True First Lady of Fashion

An article, written by the talented Joyce Corrigan about Sarah Livingston Jay, appeared in the February 23, 2018 issue of the Record Review. A special house tour focused on the Jay women is available by appointment. Sarah, Nancy, Eleanor and the rest! Six generations of strong, educated women lived at John Jay’s Bedford House. Their…

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