View one of New York City's rare landmarks, the Van Cortlandt House Museum, which displays the city's colonial past and sheds light on not just the history of New Yorkers but Americans as a whole.

The Van Cortlandt House Museum is a symbol of the colonial history in New York City. Frederick Van Cortlandt's mansion was built as the focal point of his wheat plantation where you will find many of his family's prized possessions as well as the slave bedchamber.

Did You Know

  • The Van Cortlandt House Museum is the oldest building in the Bronx borough.

How To Get There

  • 1 to 242nd Street station.

  • BX9 to West 244th Street.

  • BXM3 Express to 244th Street.

Make The Most of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Van Cortlandt House Museum is normally $5.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 90 attractions in New York City.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm


Call museum for holiday closings

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Broadway at West 246th Street, Bronx, NY 10471


718 543 3344