The 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm tours are the standard house tour.
The 2pm tour is our daily thematic tour. Please check the calendar for details.
On Saturdays we offer a special 25-minute Highlights Tour at 10, 10:30, 11, and 11:30am.
The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance.
The Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 12:30pm to 4pm. On Saturdays, the Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center opens at 10am.
The Discovery Centers are open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
The surviving pieces in this set are decorated in the Mandarin style popular at the turn of the 19th century. They depict images of high-ranking bureaucrats of the Chinese Empire, known as Mandarins, surrounded by panels of flowers and other ornamental designs. The coloring of this set is typical for the period with a combination of vibrant orange, purple, iron red, and strong green over an under glaze of blue. Chinese export remained popular through the 19th century; by the end of the century, the traditional blue-and-white porcelain became collectible and emblematic of the colonial era.
Tickets for our Standard House Tour and Thematic Tours are now available through our website. Due to tour popularity, and because 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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More