Group Visits

Planning a trip for your elementary school class, garden club, college students, museum association or senior center? Boscobel is the ideal destination for groups of all ages and interests.

Included:
-Ample free parking
-Light refreshments at tour’s end
-Complimentary admission for bus driver and group leader


Adult Group Tours
Our experienced docents will guide your group on an engaging, interpretive tour covering history of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and of the lives of the Dyckman family. Groups of 12 or more enjoy the benefit of a discounted admission rate of only $13 per person.


Topic-Specific Adult Group Tours
These exclusive tours are intended to provide a more personalized, more in-depth educational experience for visitors. Private tours can focus on select features of Boscobel House, such as architecture, furniture, or textiles, or topics such as political history, the Dyckman family, etc. Special rates apply. These programs must be booked in advance.

Student Tours
See Education


 


SPECIAL PACKAGES
Enhance your group’s visit with these special offerings, which can easily be arranged for in advance by paid reservation:

Period Dress
Enliven your group’s tour by arranging for docents to be dressed in period costumes for your tour. Great for all ages.

Teatime Tour
Tour guests are treated to tea sandwiches, pastries and an assortment of teas in the Thompson Room.

Sandwich, Salad & Sights Tour
A selection of boxed lunches, provided by a local caterer, are enjoyed by guests picnic-style on our grounds.

Champagne in the Rose Garden Tour
Enjoy a late afternoon reception in Boscobel’s circular rose garden, complete with champagne and light hors d’oeuvres.

House & Gardens Tour
After a 45-minute tour of the mansion, guests will be lead on a 30-minute tour of Boscobel’s manicured grounds, including its Herb Garden, Orangery and circular Rose Garden with fountain.

Please note: some tours are weather dependant.
For more information or to make a group reservation, please contact eglisson@boscobel.org or call 845.265.3638 x132.

 

“Boscobel was the highlight of our trip…we truly felt more like guests of the home…the tour guides were, by far, some of the most knowledgeable and memorable of all of our tours…”
-Robert A.M. Stern Architects

“We originally came for the rose gardens, however, we so enjoyed our tour of the house. We will spread the word to fellow members that Boscobel is a must-see.”
-Vanderbilt Garden Association
“We had a wonderful time visiting Boscobel…our travelers enjoyed every minute.”
-Thomas Tours
“We had a very good experience all the way around…it could not have been better.”
-Houston Seminars
“The docents were very knowledgeable…Boscobel was one of our favorite stops. The weather was bad outside, but the interior of the home was very sunny!”
-Columbus Museum of Art Docent Group
“Thank you for all your contributions to the Attingham Hudson River Program. Having the opportunity to tour Boscobel House & Gardens with the professional staff provided special insights to the unique history of this institution. I had been looking forward to seeing this museum for a long time and you made it very special.”
-Textiles Conservator, Saint Louis Art Museum

 

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