Highlights Tour

  • September 7, 201910:00 am–10:25 am
  • September 7, 201910:30 am–10:55 am
  • September 7, 201911:00 am–11:25 am
  • September 7, 201911:30 am–11:55 am

This 25-minute tour of John Jay’s Bedford House will give you a glimpse of the 1820s Parlor, Dining Room, and John Jay’s Bedroom. The rooms are adorned with many of the home’s original furnishings and John Jay Homestead’s collections treasures.

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.

 

This tour is offered Saturdays during our Farm Market at 100am, 10:30am, 11am, and 11:30am.

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


  • September 7, 201910:00 am–10:25 am
  • September 7, 201910:30 am–10:55 am
  • September 7, 201911:00 am–11:25 am
  • September 7, 201911:30 am–11:55 am

Standard House Tour

  • September 7, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 7, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 7, 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.

The Standard Tour of Bedford House is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm.

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

We recommend that you arrive 20 to 30 minutes in advance of your tour to visit our Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and watch our orientation video.Tours leave promptly as scheduled. You may not join a tour once it is in progress.


  • September 7, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 7, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 7, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

Thematic Tour—The United States Constitution

  • September 7, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy Constitution Month!  On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was signed.  Join us as we explore the debates, controversies, and compromises that led to the establishment of the oldest governing document in the world.

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.


  • September 7, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

BRLA Fall Hunter Pace & 5K Trail Run

  • September 8, 20197:00 am–2:00 pm

Please join the Bedford Riding Lanes Association for a Fall Hunter Pace and 5K Trail Run followed by a luncheon on Sunday, September 8th. Race starts at 7:30am and pace at 9:30am. Luncheon at noon. Registration, ticket prices and more information at bedfordridinglanes.com. For questions contact info@bedfordridinglanes.com


  • September 8, 20197:00 am–2:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • September 8, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 8, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 8, 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.

The Standard Tour of Bedford House is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm.

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

We recommend that you arrive 20 to 30 minutes in advance of your tour to visit our Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and watch our orientation video.Tours leave promptly as scheduled. You may not join a tour once it is in progress.


  • September 8, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 8, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 8, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

Connecting to Collections – Dress For Success

  • September 8, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Appearance and dress are an important part of every period in history.  How a person dressed conveyed a great deal of information about them and their social status in the 19th century.  This tour will look at furniture, textiles and artwork that all have to do with being well dressed.

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.


  • September 8, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • September 11, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 11, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 11, 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.

The Standard Tour of Bedford House is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm.

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

We recommend that you arrive 20 to 30 minutes in advance of your tour to visit our Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and watch our orientation video.Tours leave promptly as scheduled. You may not join a tour once it is in progress.


  • September 11, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 11, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 11, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

Thematic Tour—The United States Constitution

  • September 11, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy Constitution Month!  On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was signed.  Join us as we explore the debates, controversies, and compromises that led to the establishment of the oldest governing document in the world.

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.


  • September 11, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Standard House Tour

  • September 12, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 12, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 12, 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.

The Standard Tour of Bedford House is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm.

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

We recommend that you arrive 20 to 30 minutes in advance of your tour to visit our Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and watch our orientation video.Tours leave promptly as scheduled. You may not join a tour once it is in progress.


  • September 12, 20191:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • September 12, 20193:00 pm–4:00 pm
  • September 12, 20194:00 pm–5:00 pm

Thematic Tour—The United States Constitution

  • September 12, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy Constitution Month!  On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was signed.  Join us as we explore the debates, controversies, and compromises that led to the establishment of the oldest governing document in the world.

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.


  • September 12, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm