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Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion

Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580
+1 845-889-8851
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Decorated for Christmas...

Toured this beautiful mansion last weekend with my niece. It was decorated for Christmas and was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Turner S
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Sussex, New Jersey
Self guided tours

A beautiful restored Mansion that offers numerous programs, events, teas and special events. We... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Jeannene A
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Hannacroix, New York
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The mansion is beautiful, but the real appeal is in the hundreds of acres overlooking the Hudson River.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“downton abbey” (10 reviews)
“gilded age” (13 reviews)
“hudson valley” (9 reviews)
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Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Toured this beautiful mansion last weekend with my niece. It was decorated for Christmas and was done with taste and detail. Was able to visit two floors and there were guides stationed throughout the house to answer any questions. The gift was very nice with...More

Thank Turner S
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and I am very glad you enjoyed your visit to Staatsburgh! I hope you can return in the spring to enjoy the tree-lined paths along the Hudson River, and perhaps also the many woodland trails in Mills and Norrie State Parks.

Reviewed 13 December 2017

A beautiful restored Mansion that offers numerous programs, events, teas and special events. We were there on a day with no tour guides, except a few people stationed in various areas if the Mansion, to tell you the history. They do offer guided tours, but...More

Thank Jeannene A
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Staastsburgh! As you noted, we often have self-conducted touring in the holiday period, but guided tours of about one hour in the April through October part of our season. I hope...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Our visit to Staatsburgh State Historic Site was well worth the time. The entire mansion was decorated for the glided age at Christmas. Not only were the decorations spectacular the people stationed throughout the mansion were very friendly and informative. Being able to tour on...More

Thank Robert C
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for your review of your experience at Staatsburgh, and I am glad you enjoyed your visit! It is true that the mansion, built in 1895, does not include an elevator. We do have an accessible ramp and the house is mostly accessible; in...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Didn't have a chance to tour inside but it is fabulous from afar! Was on a bus/river cruise and saw the house and grounds. Looks like a magnificent place to tour.More

Thank Slick5276
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for your kind comment on the view of Staatsburgh, and I very much hope you can return to see the inside sometime soon. We re-open, fully decorated for the holidays, on November 24, and have special hours and programing through the end of...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

we visited the mansion on the 13th. Our tour guide Andrea was magnificent, extremely knowledgeable and patient( I have COPD) and require frequent rests. Beautiful home with rich history, the only annoying part was a woman that kept implying that they didn't take care of...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

What makes this place even more special is that the train takes a detour from its riverside path and goes behind several estates from the Gilded Age. A "Newport cottage" of the Hudson Valley. The Mills Mansion has guided tours, or you can walk the...More

Thank Michael R
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your review and I am very glad you enjoyed your visit! Having unimpeded access to the Hudson River, and so many beautiful woodland trails to walk alongside it and within the woods, is indeed a special part of this site and park!...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived on a day it was closed, failed to read the fine print. The house exterior is in deterioration did not see inside. Like other reviewers the best is the view of the river.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Staatsburgh Mansion give a person a great feel of what life was like in the late 1800's early 1900's. It is affordable, educational and beautiful. The dining room was worth every cent of the tour. One can grow an appreciation of the history of...More

Thank John R
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your review of your visit experience, and so glad you enjoyed your time here! Pam Malcolm. Site Manager

Reviewed 27 August 2017

A pleasant tour filled with historical and social information about the Livingston Mills family, the mansion, and the social life in the Hudson Valley during Gilded Age. Lovely and huge grounds with walking paths. House tours start at 11 and last about 90 minutes. Excellent...More

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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your positive review of your Staatsburgh (Mills Mansion) visit! Carol is indeed a fantastic docent and lovely person, we are lucky to have her as a volunteer. I hope you will visit us again, perhaps in the winter, when the mansion is...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I toured 4 historic homes during our stay in the Hudson Valley and this was our favorite for a few reasons: 1. Price: Only $8/adult (cheaper compared to some other homes) 2. You may take pictures inside (some homes do not) 3....More

1  Thank Chelsea Z
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, and I am so glad you enjoyed your visit! Staatsburgh also offers a special theme tour which draws parallels between the characters and stories on Downton Abbey and the actual history of this house, since we are rather like...More

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Not sure, but you can go to the website to find out
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Amy545
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Response from binkydaddy127 | Reviewed this property |
no ive not ever seen the tours sold out except a few occasions where only a certain amount of tourists can be with 1 guide at a time
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