Vanderbilt Museum Admission Ticket - Long Island

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    February 2 – April 2, 2018, Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 12 PM-4 PM (the last mansion tour is at 4 PM), April 3 – June 24, 2018, Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 12 PM-4 PM (the last mansion t.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Vanderbilt Museum
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

William K. Vanderbilt II, one of the richest men in the world, traveled the globe in the 1920s and 30s, collecting marine, invertebrate and bird specimens, and cultural artifacts for the museum he built on his Long Island estate in Centerport. Upon his death in 1944, he left his mansion, estate and museum to Suffolk County, New York, for the use, education and enjoyment of the public.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Know More about this tour

Spend a fascinating day at the Eagles Nest estate of William K. Vanderbilt II, heir to one of Americas greatest fortunes. Drive through the elegant iron gates and view the same stunning panorama of Northport Bay and Long Island Sound that delighted Mr. Vanderbilt when he arrived each summer. His mansion and museum, set on 43 rolling acres, will take you back to the celebrated era of the Gold Coast.

See centuries-old paintings and furniture collected during his extensive world travels. Enjoy an intriguing, history-filled guided tour of the Vanderbilt mansions living quarters. Hear tales of the Vanderbilt family and their world-famous guests. Marvel at the collections in the natural-history and cultural-artifact museum galleries. Stroll the gardens and tour the marine museum and animal habitats. The guided tour takes you through the living quarters of the Mansion, which you cannot see without a tour. Guides provide historical information about the house, the Vanderbilt family and its famous guests. On a tour you will see Mr. Vanderbilts considerable collection of fine and decorative art, and antique furnishings, purchased during his travels around the world.

Visit the 147-seat Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium for a spectacular sky show, astronomy program or Rock n Light show. During the summer, come to the Vanderbilt mansion and planetarium for affordable culture and fun music, dance, Shakespeare and childrens theater.

Inclusions

  • Admission ticket to Vanderbilt Museum
  • Guided Mansion tour (if option selected)
  • Planetarium show (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Planetarium shows are 2pm on Tuesdays and on the hour from 12pm-4pm Saturdays and Sunday

Guided Mansions tours are available on the hour 12pm-4pm