Built in 1799 as a carriage house for a 23-acre estate, this stone home became a short-lived country resort from 1826 to 1833 (the city ended at 14th Street back then). Through period re-creations, the museum revisits the hotel era. Don’t miss the backyard garden, which occasionally hosts events.
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
|Venue name:||Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden||Contact:|
421 E 61st St
|Cross street:||between First and York Aves|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Sun 11am–4pm|
|Transport:||Subway: N, Q, R to Lexington Ave–59th St; 4, 5, 6 to 59th St|
|Price:||$8, seniors and students $7, members and children under 12 free|