Plan your Visit 2017-11-21T14:27:01+00:00

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Bartow-Pell Mansion

Visiting Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, with its splendid Greek Revival interiors and country setting in Pelham Bay Park, is a unique New York City experience.

As the only grand 19th-century country house still in existence on Pelham Bay, the museum provides an important link to the social and architectural history of New York. Visitors may take guided tours of the mansion and carriage house, view the collection of furnishings, fine and decorative arts, and stroll the grounds and formal garden.

For groups of ten or more, visits should be arranged in advance and scheduled outside of walk-in hours. Learn more about our group tours.

HOURS AND ADMISSION

Mansion and Carriage House

Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday
12 noon – 4 p.m.
$8 for adults
$6 for seniors & students
free for children under six

Gardens and Grounds

Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to dusk

WALK-INS

The mansion is open to the public Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 12–4 p.m. Guided tours are offered at quarter past the hour at 12:15, 1:15, and 2:15 p.m.

GROUPS

Group tours of ten or more and school class trips are available daily with advance reservations. Learn more about our group tour packages.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please see the events page for special events and programs.

CLOSINGS

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

ACCESSIBILITY

The mansion has two floors and no elevator. Five steps lead up to the building entrance. Guided tours involve walking and standing, but there is limited seating in select rooms.

SPECIAL NEEDS

We are happy to accommodate people with special needs. Please let us know about anyone in your group with disabilities.

DIRECTIONS

By Public Transportation

The Museum is accessible via public transportation on the Westchester Bee-line Bus System #45 bus. If coming from Manhattan or the southern Bronx, take the #6 Lexington Avenue Local subway to Pelham Bay Park Subway Station and take the Westchester Bee-line #45 bus. If coming from Westchester, the bus can picked up in Eastchester, New Rochelle, or Pelham.

The Westchester Bee-line bus accepts MetroCards. Bus fare is $2.50.

Bus schedule during BPMM Walk-In hours:

#45 bus departs Pelham Bay Park Subway Station on at 11:20 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 1:20 p.m., and 2:20 p.m.

Request to get off at the Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course/ Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum stop.

The #45 bus stops at Bartow-Pell to return to Pelham Bay Park Subway Station just after the hour from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The bus trip takes 10-15 minutes.

More information can be found at the Westchester Bee-Line Bus website or by calling 914.813.7777

By Car

Please be advised that a GPS will guide you to a location about ½ mile north of our driveway. We are working on correcting this. The easiest landmark to find us is the Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course at 870 Shore Road. Our driveway is just north of the golf course entrance, on the opposite side of the street.

From the #6 Pelham Bay train station, an Uber ride costs $6.

From south on Hutchinson River Parkway, take exit 5, follow exit ramp ½ mile over railroad bridge to traffic circle. Take third right ¾ of the way around traffic circle onto Shore Road North. Follow signs for Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Courses. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is just beyond entrance to golf course on the right. Enter stone gates on the right. Parking is in front of museum.

From south on I-95 take City Island/Orchard Beach exit 8B; merge onto Pelham Parkway/Shore Road heading north. Continue 1.1 miles over drawbridge, past one traffic light, to traffic circle. Take second right halfway around traffic circle onto Shore Road North. Follow signs for Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Courses. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is just beyond entrance to golf course on the right. Enter stone gates on the right. Parking is in front of museum.

From north on Hutchinson River Parkway: take exit 5, follow exit ramp ½ mile over railroad bridge to traffic circle. Take third right ¾ of the way around traffic circle onto Shore Road North. Follow signs for Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Courses. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is just beyond entrance to golf course on the right. Enter stone gates on the right. Parking is in front of museum.