John Jay’s Bedford House is open for tours Wednesday through Sunday at 1, 2, 3, and 4pm.
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 jar is engraved with classical decorations and the initials “F.J.,” for Fredrick Jay, John Jay’s brother. Tobacco jars were common during the colonial period, when pipes were the most common method of smoking. See this and other Jay family objects on our Family Ties collections tour at 2pm on Sunday, September 22.
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