Guided house tours of Boscobel are available April through December, every day except Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tickets may be purchased at the door and reservations are not necessary.
House tour tickets are also available for purchase online. See link below.
After online ticket purchase, please print your email confirmation and bring it to the front desk in the Carriage House. A staff member will then coordinate your tour with an available docent.
Advance house tour tickets expire within one year of purchase and are only good during regular business hours for regular house tours. Children under six years old and FOB members are always FREE.
April through October – first tour is at 10am and last tour is at 4pm.
November and December – first tour is at 10am and last tour is at 3pm.
Special Online Purchase Only – Buy two adult tickets, get one child 6-14 FREE!
Select Friday mornings, 9:30–10:15am
Fall I: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30
Fall II: 10/14, 10/21, 11/4
Make plans to meet new friends here at Boscobel! Join us for fun, educational activities in our outdoor pavilion on Friday mornings. This educator-led, interactive program is designed for children ages 1 through 5 with their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Joyful learning through nursery rhymes, songs, parachute play and storytelling will spark your little one’s curiosity and imagination.
Fee includes one adult and one child. Sessions are limited to 12 families and registration is required.
If you would like to purchase just one or two days within a session, please contact Lisa DiMarzo: email@example.com or 845.265.3638 x140.
9-11am, 2nd Saturday of each month through December
Each month a different theme:
October 8 – Art or a Selfie? Draw a Self Portrait
November 12 – Stamp Away! Create Notecards
December 10 – Candlelight Tour! Decorate your own Gingerbread Cookie
Let’s Talk & Walk and Make & Take through the seasons here at Boscobel! Explore the inside and outside of Boscobel with a brief, focused tour followed by a hands-on themed activity and craft to take home with you!
Space limited. Designed for children ages 5-11 with an adult.
Sunday, October 9, 6-9pm
Gather ‘round a blazing bonfire at Boscobel for some good old-fashioned, “kindled” fun, and kick up your heels with live music provided by the country/rockabilly band Tenbrooks Molly!
Admission also includes complimentary marshmallows & toasting sticks (while supplies last), as well as Stargazing with Boscobel’s Museum Educator Lisa DiMarzo (weather permitting). Glowsticks and other light-up items will be available for purchase from Boscobel’s Gift Shop.
Food & soft drinks will also be available for purchase on site from Phil’s Grills and Pappi’s Mediterranean food trucks.
Rain date is the following Sunday, October 16. Watch this page for update.
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival,
in association with Folger Theater at Folger Shakespeare Library,
Created and directed by Robert Richmond with Louis Butelli
October 26 – October 31, 2016
Performed in the grand entry hall of Boscobel, the Gravedigger arrives with a trunk and a book, using Shakespeare’s moving words, traditional music and help from the audience to bring this enduring story to life.
Tickets & Details Available at:
A Dazzling Celebration of the Season!
December 2/3, 9/10, 16/17
5:00-9:00pm Grounds & Attractions
4:30-7:30pm Twilight Tours – Reservations Required
Join us for a series of dazzling evening events featuring thousands of lights, luminous displays and festive holiday happenings around the gardens and grounds of Boscobel. Walk the candlelit paths with a hot cup of cocoa and celebrate the season with family and friends!
Twilight Tours of the mansion book quickly – reserve your Grounds PLUS tickets early!
Returning attractions this year include Magician Margaret Steele, Ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner,
The Libby Richman Jazz Trio, Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus…and much more!
Full schedule of attractions coming soon.
For those who want to visit Sparkle via MetroNorth, as well as patrons and residents of Cold Spring and Beacon: the Cold Spring Trolley (sponsored by Putnam County Tourism) will run a shuttle every half hour between 5pm and 9:30pm with stops at the Cold Spring Station, Main Street Cold Spring, Boscobel and Main Street Beacon on all Sparkle dates. One-way fare is $2/Adult and $1/Senior. Trolley schedule coming soon.
Thank You to our Sparkle Sponsors to Date!
Includes all Lighting Displays & Attractions—good any one day of Sparkle:
(For groups larger than 12, contact Visitor Services Manager Ed Glisson: firstname.lastname@example.org)