Mansion Tours

Tours of Eagle's Nest

Eagle’s Nest, the estate, mansion, and museum of William K. Vanderbilt II, welcome visitors, who have a few options for how to explore it.

Public Tours

Public tours of the Vanderbilt family’s living quarters in the Mansion are offered regularly during Museum hours. Public tours can be purchased from Admissions on a first-come, first-served basis.

The number of guests on each tour is limited to 12, so space on tours may sell out.

Tours are not recommended for children under 8.

For pricing see our visitor’s guide.


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Private Tours

The Vanderbilt Museum is offering private tours for small groups. Enjoy your own personalized experience as you and your party tour Eagle’s Nest. Private tours can be scheduled at any time, including when the property is otherwise closed to the public, based on availability.

The museum is currently offering two private tour experiences:

Mansion Tours

Perfect for those interested in history and art, this tour takes your group through the Mansion’s grand living quarters. Guests will see more than 15 rooms on the tour, carefully preserved to its Jazz Age grandeur, and learn about the history of Mr. Vanderbilt and his family.

 Exhibit Tours

For more adventurous groups, this tour is a must! This tour will take your group through the three historic museum buildings on the estate, where you will learn about Mr. Vanderbilt’s expeditions around the world during which he collected the thousands of natural history specimens and cultural artifacts highlighted on the tour.

Please provide one week advance notice to book a private tour.

For further information about scheduling your private tour, please email or complete the form below.

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