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Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion

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The mansion is beautiful, but the real appeal is in the hundreds of acres overlooking the Hudson River.
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Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone wrote a very negative review and we enjoyed Staatsburgh as much as any of the mansions etc. So listing them. Because of Cadet Heel Spurs, the federal parks were closed today so Staatsburgh was crowded and needed extra help, but we found it charming...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited Mills Mansion as part of a large group and got the at 4:00pm. We were given a very nice overview of the history while on the bus by a docent. Then we were allowed to tour the lower rooms on our own with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you very much for your review, and please know that I have spoken with the staff about how they can assist with expediting the check-out experience in the shop. I know the folks who work and volunteer here care deeply about sharing the beauty...More

Reviewed December 7, 2018

I went up to the Mills Mansion for the Annual Christmas Fundraiser Cocktail Party. The house is beautifully decorated for the Christmas holidays with trees and garland all over the home. The Friends of the Mills Mansion do a nice job decorating every year. Each...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

We visited this beautiful site for the first time to see it all decked out for the holidays. There were display boards filled with information regarding the Mills family, who built and lived in the home. A few open rooms in the basement allowed visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

My husband and I visited this estate the Saturday of Labor Day weekend (we had visited the Vanderbilt Mansion right before it). When we used the site address at their website, our GPS brought us to a park headquarters building; traveling an additional mile down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you for your review, and I hope that we can re-open the grand staircase for passage in the near future -- we are doing some routine structural testing of it, to maintain safe standards for our visitors. I also hope you can return either...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great day, a true trip back to the guilted age, fabulous tour guide, learned so much! Beautiful grounds for walking, outstanding views. Well worth the few hours!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laurie H
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for your review, and I am very glad you enjoyed your visit! Please visit us again sometime, perhaps when we are decorated for the holidays, or offering our Gilded Age Tea & Talk programs January through March. Pam Malcolm, Historic Site Manager

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I grew up in the Hudson Valley with a hobby for exploring colonial and historic sites. Mills Mansion is THE best and my ultimate favorite!! Beautiful inside and out, plus the tours show you a LOT of the mansion- not just a couple of rooms...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for this nice review! I’m so glad you’re one of the local residents who appreciates this treasure in our midst, both historic house, collections, and historic landscape and park! Pam Malcolm, Historic Site Manager

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the exterior of the mansion put you off, wonders lie within. Chief of these was our tour guide Frank, a dynamic and extremely informative young docent. Smart use was made of a tablet to provide an introduction to the Mills-Livingston family. Frank provided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, and I am glad you enjoyed your tour of the mansion! Frank is indeed a wonderful guide! I hope you can visit us again in another season -- Frank may have mentioned that we decorate the mansion quite...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful grounds and beautiful views! Great area for walking around and clean and well kept! We were there on a clear sunny HOT day and enjoyed the grounds.

Date of experience: July 2018
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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit; hope you can return for a house tour some time! Pam Malcolm., Historic Site Manager

Reviewed July 15, 2018

The Mills Mansion never ceases to amaze me with all the special events that they run at the mansion. The beauty of the mansion serves as a backdrop for all the activties. I went up for the Isadora Duncan dance event. We had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback on the recent dance performance presented by Staatsburgh's Friends' group, The Friends of Mills Mansion. It is, as you say, a time of much activity and creativity here! I am so glad you enjoyed the performance and, or...More

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milahlynn
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets when you get there. There are tours every day that the mansion is open, but I would check with them on hours and times as the weather has been strange this Spring. Don't miss one of their theme tours... More
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Lauratraveler
August 31, 2016|
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Not sure, but you can go to the website to find out
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Amy545
May 23, 2015|
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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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