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Great piece of history.

The tour guides are great and everthing is very well preserved. The grounds are well kept with some... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Krista K
We loved going here as children- still fun as an adult

This place is excellent, beautiful grounds, hiking trails and a wonderful free tour of William... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Mastic Beach, New York
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Two hundred and fifty years of history are preserved at the William Floyd Estate, which contains architectural features and artifacts from three centuries of American life. The Estate, which was donated to Fire Island National Seashore in 1965, is...more
245 Park Dr, Mastic Beach, NY 11951-4216
+1 631-399-2030
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

When people think ticks they think of TICKS...yesterday I went for a stroll and when I stopped for a second...I looked down! I couldn’t even see my legs! I was COVERED from the knees down in SEED TICKS...TINY TINY ticks by the hundreds of thousands...More

1  Thank Hailey V
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The tour guides are great and everthing is very well preserved. The grounds are well kept with some great hiking trails. Beware of the ticks!

1  Thank Krista K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This place is excellent, beautiful grounds, hiking trails and a wonderful free tour of William Floyd's home. Very impressed by the tour, its awesome.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

This piece of history has an entrance in the middle of a residential area and opens up into the original homestead of the Floyd Family with history going back 300 years now. Step back into time and enjoy this free tour and learn of the...More

1  Thank Sandra E
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

If you're interested in revolutionary history, or the history of Long Island this place is a must see. The Old Mastic house has over 20 rooms and you'll see most of them on the tour. Our docent John was great, a really enthusiastic guide and...More

1  Thank Lou L
Reviewed September 11, 2017

“Old Mastic” is a 25-room mansion built about 300 years ago on 600+ acres and housed eight generations of the William Floyd family. William Floyd, one of four New York signers of the Declaration of Independence, was born there in 1734. The FREE tour showcases...More

2  Thank Alix R
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I visit there once a season. The history of the people that lived there, the buildings and the grounds are fascinating at any age. There are no high tech displays or 21st century distractions. Real history

3  Thank Joe M
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Okay it is probably easier to get here then I think because we got very lost. However once you are there it is all worth it. This is not another restored Long Island Mansion. This is a perfectly preserved historic home dating from the 1700s...More

2  Thank Susan K
Reviewed July 8, 2017

My friend and I wanted a Saturday morning adventure so we headed to the Wm. Floyd Estate on the Moriches Bay in Mastic Beach--not exactly on "the beaten trail" but well sign posted and tucked back into a neighborhood. Now its 613 acres are part...More

2  Thank LongIslandMabel
Reviewed June 28, 2017

This is such an amazing site to go to. Not only is admission free, but so are the tours. Most people, even those in the town where the high school is named after William Floyd, do not know who William Floyd was. After stopping here...More

3  Thank Nicole C
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May 19, 2017|
Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
The grounds are open. But the home does not open until Memorial Day weekend.