Standard House Tour

  • April 25, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • April 25, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm

During twenty-seven years of service to his state and nation, John Jay looked forward to the day when he would retire with his wife and family to “the house on my farm in Westchester County…” He was finally able to move to the house in 1801. Visitors are invited to take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House. The historic house’s interior has been restored to reflect its appearance during John Jay’s lifetime. Well over 50% of the furnishings are original to John Jay and his family.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

***Please make sure you are purchasing tickets for the correct time***


  • April 25, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • April 25, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm

Thematic Tour—John Jay and Thomas Jefferson

  • April 25, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson! John Jay and Thomas Jefferson were adversaries during their political careers, but had a mutual affinity for each other that led to a friendship during their retirement. This special tour looks at the relationship between these two Founders.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • April 25, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • April 26, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • April 26, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm

During twenty-seven years of service to his state and nation, John Jay looked forward to the day when he would retire with his wife and family to “the house on my farm in Westchester County…” He was finally able to move to the house in 1801. Visitors are invited to take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House. The historic house’s interior has been restored to reflect its appearance during John Jay’s lifetime. Well over 50% of the furnishings are original to John Jay and his family.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

***Please make sure you are purchasing tickets for the correct time***


  • April 26, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • April 26, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm

Thematic Tour—John Jay and Thomas Jefferson

  • April 26, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson! John Jay and Thomas Jefferson were adversaries during their political careers, but had a mutual affinity for each other that led to a friendship during their retirement. This special tour looks at the relationship between these two Founders.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • April 26, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • April 27, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • April 27, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm

During twenty-seven years of service to his state and nation, John Jay looked forward to the day when he would retire with his wife and family to “the house on my farm in Westchester County…” He was finally able to move to the house in 1801. Visitors are invited to take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House. The historic house’s interior has been restored to reflect its appearance during John Jay’s lifetime. Well over 50% of the furnishings are original to John Jay and his family.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

***Please make sure you are purchasing tickets for the correct time***


  • April 27, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • April 27, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm

Thematic Tour—John Jay and Thomas Jefferson

  • April 27, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson! John Jay and Thomas Jefferson were adversaries during their political careers, but had a mutual affinity for each other that led to a friendship during their retirement. This special tour looks at the relationship between these two Founders.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • April 27, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • May 1, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • May 1, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • May 1, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

During twenty-seven years of service to his state and nation, John Jay looked forward to the day when he would retire with his wife and family to “the house on my farm in Westchester County…” He was finally able to move to the house in 1801. Visitors are invited to take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House. The historic house’s interior has been restored to reflect its appearance during John Jay’s lifetime. Well over 50% of the furnishings are original to John Jay and his family.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

***Please make sure you are purchasing tickets for the correct time***


  • May 1, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • May 1, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • May 1, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

Thematic Tour—Homes of the Founding Fathers

  • May 1, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

On May 18, 1768, Thomas Jefferson began to build Monticello. His home, along with those of the John Jay and the other Founders, allow us to understand the men and women who started our nation as individuals, family members, and home owners.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • May 1, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • May 2, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • May 2, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • May 2, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

During twenty-seven years of service to his state and nation, John Jay looked forward to the day when he would retire with his wife and family to “the house on my farm in Westchester County…” He was finally able to move to the house in 1801. Visitors are invited to take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House. The historic house’s interior has been restored to reflect its appearance during John Jay’s lifetime. Well over 50% of the furnishings are original to John Jay and his family.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

***Please make sure you are purchasing tickets for the correct time***


  • May 2, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • May 2, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • May 2, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

Thematic Tour—Homes of the Founding Fathers

  • May 2, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

On May 18, 1768, Thomas Jefferson began to build Monticello. His home, along with those of the John Jay and the other Founders, allow us to understand the men and women who started our nation as individuals, family members, and home owners.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • May 2, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm