Ten Broeck Mansion Tour

Ten Broeck Mansion Tour

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$0 – $7.08

Tour the historic 1798 Ten Broeck Mansion with new feature exhibits for 2022, in one of Albany's most historic sites with extensive gardens.

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Step into history at one of the Upper Hudson Valley's finest historic house museums and gardens. New feature exhibits for 2022: a special focus on women's lives from the 1700s-1800s. Learn about the lives of Ten Broecks (of Dutch heritage) and Olcotts (of Quaker background), plus African Americans and immigrant servants' lives.

All children (to age 18) are FREE. We recommend at least one adult per child under 5. We suggest you take an additional 20-30 minutes to explore our extensive gardens on your own with self-guided tours.

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Note: all Friday 1 pm tours will have the special theme: Healthy, Wealthy & Wise: Households & Health at the Ten Broeck Mansion

Learn how families stayed healthy from the 1700s-1800s as you progress room-by-room through the Ten Broeck Mansion. Discover hidden drains and linen cupboards - and learn about underground waterways and other evidence informing us about changing attitudes towards health and wellness in Albany NY.

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Special notice: All Saturday October 8 tours are free! Please select "ACHA member" when reserving your tickets. We will also have briefer walk-through tours options available.

To make your visit safe for all:

1) By car: please park in our Livingston Avenue lot - free off-street parking. Our historic neighborhood has sidewalks for easy pedestrian access. See our website for information on public transportation.

2) Face masks are optional. Hand sanitizing stations are available in the museum.

3) Please wear comfortable shoes for walking on historic, sometimes uneven surfaces (no spike heels). Bags should be smaller than a backpack. Please no touching of historic museum collections.

4) Due to limitations on our tour schedule, we are unable to offer refunds. However, you may let us know to contact you if a tour slot opens up and we will credit your tickets for another opening, if possible.

5) Late arrivals will not be able to stay past the allotted time.

6) ACHA members will have active membership verified prior to tour start.

7) Can't join us for a tour? Our gift shop is open on Fridays 10 am - 2 pm and Saturdays 1-4 pm (plus Sundays 1-4 , June-August). Browse locally made artisanal gifts and our history book selections.

8) Free educational kits and self-guided tours available in our garden kiosk. Gardens open from 7 am until 6 pm daily.

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