Plan Your Visit
NY Path Through History & African American Heritage Trail Site
2023 Visiting Hours & Tours
1838 Jay Mansion
The Mansion is currently closed to the public. Guided House Tours will resume in April 2023 and take place every Sunday from 2-5pm with the exception of holidays.
Group tours can be scheduled in advance with JHC Executive Director Kevin Peraino. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info.
In the interim, please watch a video overview with RyeTV’s Kim Berns about the property here or to enjoy one of our upcoming programs click here for a schedule. Enjoy safe outdoor events and stimulating Zoom programs January to December! To add you name to our e-newsletter list, email email@example.com.
Jay Estate Grounds
Our park is open from dawn to dusk all year round. One can even follow the mown grass path path behind the Jay Mansion, to the neighboring park at Marshlands Conservancy and down to the water – see two parks in one day!
(Please note that dogs are allowed on leash at the Jay Estate but NO DOGS are allowed at Marshlands which is a separate Westchester County park beginning after the stone haha wall).
Jay Estate Gardens
Closed now for the season (except to wildlife!)
Beginning April 2023, open every Sunday from 10am to 5pm and every Thursday from 10am to 2pm through November 2023 except holidays and inclement weather. Dogs not permitted in the gardens. A list of special workshops can be found here.
Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Exhibit and Performance Center
The Wachenheim Center is currently closed to the public but staff can answer questions via phone or email. All other notifications will be sent through our newsletter.
Directions & Travel
The Jay Estate
210 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580
The Boston Post Road Historic District in Rye is not currently served by public transportation but we are hopeful that this will change in the future. The nearest Metro North Train stations are Rye & Harrison (New Haven Line) Find schedule Information
Taxi Phone numbers
Harrison Taxi: (914) 835-3400