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Museum and Planetarium Hours & Admission


Vanderbilt Opens Marine Museum, Galleries, Dioramas

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will enter Phase 4 of the New York State and Suffolk County reopening on Saturday, July 11.

Now, visitors will be able to enjoy more Vanderbilt attractions: the first floor of the Hall of Fishes marine museum; the Habitat and Stoll Wing animal dioramas; and the first-floor natural-history and cultural-artifact galleries in the Memorial Wing. The Vanderbilt Mansion living quarters and the Riechert Planetarium remain closed at this time.

The Vanderbilt grounds will be open to a limited number of visitors on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12:00 to 5:00 pm. 

Facial coverings and social distancing – keeping at least six feet away from others – are REQUIRED. Bathrooms will be open to one family/visitor group at a time, and a custodian will sanitize bathroom touchpoints regularly throughout the day.

All visitors must carry out everything they bring with them to the property, including picnic/food waste, and water or beverage containers.

Tickets are available online and at the gate.

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Estate and Gallery Hours
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Mansion living quarters and Planetarium remain closed at this time.

Administrative Office
Due to COVID-19, we are unable to answer phone calls in the administrative office on weekends.

Holiday Closures
New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Day
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day


General Admission - NO Show or Tour

Includes access to the Grounds, the first floor of the Hall of Fishes marine museum; the Habitat and Stoll Wing animal dioramas; and the natural-history and cultural-artifact galleries on the first floor of the Memorial Wing.

Adults: $8
Students with ID and Seniors: $7
Children under 12: $5
Members, Children under 2, and Military: free

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Blue Start Museum
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Present your Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch® or U.S. Trust® credit or debit card and a photo ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission.

Free general admission is limited to the cardholder at participating institution. Museum hours and participation varies. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and tours and fundraising events. Not to be combined with other offers.

See admission prices for Bank of America Cardholders here.

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