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.
With the candlelit mansion decorated for a 19th century Christmas and string musicians performing in the grand entrance hall, Twilight Tours offer an especially beautiful view of Boscobel House and Gardens.
Outside, the mansion, Apple Orchard, Rose Garden, and Maple Lane will be lit with an elegant and stunning display. We add to this singular experience with an exquisite, post-tour reception in our decorated gallery, and live holiday music in the Carriage House as well as a festive, expanded gift shop experience.
Come experience Boscobel at its holiday best.
Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra Quintet
The Brasiles Ensemble
The Putnam Chorale
More to be announced
Friday, November 24
Saturday, November 25
Saturday, December 2
Sunday, December 3
Saturday, December 9
Sunday, December 10
Tours begin every fifteen minutes starting at 4:00pm. The last tour commences at 7:00pm.
Tickets go on sale (first to members) this summer.
Many thanks to our event sponsors:
Take a trip through time!
Explore the past through hands-on chores, games, and crafts. Take a flashlight tour of the Boscobel mansion, take a break with a snack, and bring the memories home with a special craft. Starting at 9:30am on the second Saturday of each month, this two-hour program is designed for kids (ages 4+) and their families. A different theme each month:
August 12 – Magic Wand
September 9 – Message in a Bottle
October 14 – Leaf Rubbings
November 11 – Mosaic Craft
December 9 – Gingerbread Cookies
April 8 What’s Inside? Decorate your own treasure box!
May 13 Watch Me Grow! Plant your own mini herb garden!
June 10 Amazing Architecture! Design, design, design!
July 8 – Clay Creations
Get out of the cold and join us for winter break fun. Enjoy this family-friendly candlelight tour as you search for the gingerbread kid hidden in every room. Then, crafts and activities!
Tuesday, December 26
-Winter globe ornament
Thursday, December 28
Get Ready for the New Year
Tours begin at 9:30 and 3:00, two-hour programs
Fee: Member $10 (adult and child)
Not-yet-member $20 (adult and child)
Each additional person $5 (adult or child)