Plan Your Visit

Why visit?

“… Americans have, to a considerable extent, lost touch with their land and with their political history. JHC is a perfect place for them to rediscover man’s traditional relationship to nature and to relearn the principles of American democracy.”

Morrison Heckscher, Curator, American Decorative Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Visiting Hours & Tours

1838 Jay Mansion

Closed due to observation of Covid-19 safety recommendations

Stay safe and well! All notifications will be sent through our newsletter – to add you name to our list email jayheritagecenter@gmail.com.

1907 Van Norden Carriage House

Closed due to observation of Covid-19 safety recommendations

Stay safe and well! All notifications will be sent through our newsletter – to add you name to our list email jayheritagecenter@gmail.com.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours are suspended for the time being.

We hope to resume small group tours this summer with guidance from NY State Parks.

“John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States and one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, embodied the intellectual, philosophical and cultural spirit of his times. They are captured in this very special area of Rye, New York.”

Hon. Nita M. Lowey, Congresswoman

Directions & Travel

The Jay Heritage Center

210 Boston Post Road, Rye,  NY 10580

The nearest Metro North Train stations are Rye & Harrison (New Haven Line) Find schedule Information

Taxi Phone numbers

Rye Taxi: (914) 967-5000 Harrison Taxi: (914) 835-3400

 

Get Directions