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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.
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“gilded age” (11 reviews)
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Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580
+1 845-889-8851
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

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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.

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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

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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

Reviewed 2 May 2017

What a treat! From the moment we were greeted by our personable docent dressed in black tux with tails, to tell the tale how the owners of this home had tickets on the second voyage of the titanic. He wove the history of the house...More

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pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you so much for this great review, and I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit here! We do have several more Titanic-themed tours in early May, and some equally-fun themed house tours about scandals of the Gilded Age, parallels between the history of...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Wonderful gilded age mansion not widely publicized. We were the only 2 on the guided tour run by an enthusiastic young guide. Various rooms have been recently renovated and the dining room is spectacular. Facade badly needs repair so donations are needed.More

Thank Cookierow
pam m, Manager at Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent visit experience at Staatsburgh State Historic Site, and I am glad it was a positive one! Yes, the exterior of the mansion is a work in progress, and people often express amazement...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

This lovely and impressive mansion was well worth the visit. The tour guide we had was very well informed and gave a great overview of the building and the importance of the people who lived there. The site itself, the view of the Hudson and...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I had just gone to the Mills Mansion for the Annual Membership Christmas party about two months ago and was really surprised on how many changes and updates on the mansion there were going on. So much of the house has been cleaned and updated....More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I have waited 40 years to visit the Mills Mansion despite how close it is to my house. Finally we made some time to visit and see their Christmas Decorations which I've heard so much about. It was a delightful visit. It is such a...More

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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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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