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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and Carriage House, a New York historic estate located in the Bronx
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Public Hours

Guided Mansion and Carriage House Tours

Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, 12 noon - 4 p.m.

For groups of ten or more, tours must be scheduled in advance outside of public hours.

The museum is closed on the following national holidays: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. 

To register for programs, call 718.885.1461 or email info@bpmm.org

 

Register Now for BPMM Adventures Summer Camp!

Session 1
August 7 through August 11, daily 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Session 2
August 14 through August 18, daily 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Children ages 7 - 12 are invited to spend a week at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. having fun and learning about gardening, sustainability, and local history. This unique program mixes core activities in the organic children’s garden with exploration of the 19th-century mansion, the Northeast Woodlands wigwam, and family life in both. Kids will also enjoy engaging crafts, wildlife investigations, creative cooking, nature hikes, and more.

Space is limited to 18 children per session. Register today!

Cost per session:
Not-Yet BPMM Member Children: $280/BPMM Member children: $250

MAY

A Taste of Honey

Friday, May 19, 7–8:30 p.m.
Discover the buzz about bees with NYC beekeeper Ruth Harrigan. Sample local honeys, nibble on honey-centric edibles, and sip a Bee’s Knee gin cocktail (made with Ruth’s honey), while learning about city dwelling beekeeping. Registration requested. Register here. Cost BPMM Members $10; Not-Yet BPMM Members: $15

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses

Saturday, May 20, 10–11:30 a.m.

Join Museum guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact BPMM for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served; please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Come be part of the fun. Registration requested. Register here. Cost Free

Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, herbs, and roses for sale, plus demos and potting plants. Bring your favorite container and we’ll help you plant it (rain date: Sunday, May 21).

Beyond the Oak Tree Treaty, part I

Sunday, May 21, 2–3 p.m.

As part of BPMM’s Native American initiative, Beyond the Oak Tree Treaty, Grace Bulltail of the Montana Crow Indian Nation will perform traditional Crow dances on the front lawn of the mansion, followed by a discussion on the historical significance of the dance style and dress. Traditional Crow dances have been enmeshed within the heritage of the Plains Mountains people for centuries, and the dance style is an integral part of their Native expression. Grace Bulltail has traveled throughout Indian country performing at pow pows and has won several dance competitions. Register here. Cost Free

JUNE


First Friday! Music & Trolley

Friday, June 2, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Glenwood is Roland Rogers (acoustic guitar and vocals), Jonathan Ellinghaus (cajon, percussion and vocals), and Lloyd Fricker (electric guitar and bass). The acoustic trio was formed in New Rochelle from a love of playing an eclectic mix of music with an ear toward reinterpreting classic arrangements. Come hear them perform during First Friday! The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay subway station to BPMM to City Island. Registration suggested. Register here. Cost BPMM Members $5; Not-Yet BPMM Members: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $10

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace
Tuesday, June 6  

BPMM is one of 50 NYC sites selected to host an artist-painted piano, which has been loaned to an organization in the city during the month of June for the public to enjoy. Come take a turn at a tune or listen to others play it. The piano will be accessible daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June Luncheon

Thursday, June 8, 12–2 p.m.

Support the Bartow-Pell Conservancy and join us for an elegant lunch outdoors on the pebble court overlooking the NYC-designated landmarked formal garden designed by Aldrich & Delano in 1914. Visit www.bpmm.org for details. Reservations required. Register here.

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses

Saturday, June 17, 10–11:30 a.m.

Join Museum guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact BPMM for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served; please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Come be part of the fun. Registration requested. Register here. Cost Free

Bats! Brats! And Beer!

Saturday, June 17, 1–3 p.m.

Calling all dads! As part of Father’s Day Weekend, BPMM thinks you deserve a Saturday afternoon ballgame with beer and brats. Come celebrate on the front lawn of the mansion and watch the New York Mutuals play with 1864 rules, balls, bats, and uniforms—but no helmets or gloves! After the game, kids join in the fun for a game of rounders with team members. Beer and food vendors will be on-site. Register here. Cost $10 Adults; $5 children; dads Free (in honor of Father’s Day)

Summer Solstice Make Music New York

Wednesday, June 21, 1-7 p.m.
Make Music New York is NYC’s largest one-day free celebration of music. BPMM is joining the fun by participating in this unique music holiday, in which music makers of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds take center stage through live performances in outdoor public spaces across all five boroughs. Participants are encouraged to perform on BPMM’s Sing for Hope piano that day. Cost Free

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Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum