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Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion

Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580
+1 845-889-8851
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The mansion is beautiful, but the real appeal is in the hundreds of acres overlooking the Hudson River.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gilded age” (12 reviews)
“downton abbey” (9 reviews)
“hudson valley” (8 reviews)
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Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580
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+1 845-889-8851
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 tonypope
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Safetyguy_328
Reviewed 10 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 12 September 2017

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

Reviewed 26 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 8 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

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My sister and I have done the Valley Mansions many times always with friends or guests in tow. I must admit it was 3 years the last time we went. There are separate tours, you could part of the house or whole house. We've done...More

1  Thank Instead74
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for your kind review, and I am very glad you continue to have new and interesting experiences each time you visit. We will hope to see you back again in the future! Pam Malcolm, Site Manager

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I will preface this by saying that history tours are not something that I normally seek out but this was surprisingly wonderful. I took the World War 1 tour and our tour guide FRANK was outstanding. There is so much rich history up in this...More

Thank tripmaria00
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hello, and thank you so much for your review! I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Staatsburgh! For our part...what could be better than being surprisingly wonderful! You just made our day! Please consider coming back in the fall, when the foliage...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great day trip, an historical treasure I had never knew existed. I went on a bus trip and it was well worth it.

Thank cjfog92
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We went here for a tour and afternoon tea with a Downton Abby theme, the last one of the season. Very nice tour and nice tea. There were finger sandwich along with scones with jam and CLOTTED CREAM. The house tour explained the tradition of...More

Thank crazyjaney9
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hello, and thank you for reviewing your recent experience at Staatsburgh! I am glad you enjoyed the Gilded Age Tea & Talk series program -- we will have a new slate of tea talks next fall and winter, so perhaps you can join us again....More

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Lauratraveler
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Response from Marjorie B | Reviewed this property |
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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