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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Usual visiting times:
Mansion: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon – 4 p.m., $5 for adults, $3 for seniors & students, free for children under six
Carriage House: April through October
Gardens/Grounds: open daily from 8:30 a.m. to dusk, free 895 Shore Rd, Pelham Bay Park
neighborhood: City Island/Orchard Beach
Sat: 12pm-4pm
Sun: 12pm-4pm
Tours 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15. Reservations required: (718) 885-1461.
Maximum people: 25 per tour
building date: 1836-1842
subway: 6 to Pelham Bay.
bus: #45 Beeline Bus.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Usual visiting times:
Museum Hours Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 12:00PM – 6:00PM; Friday 12:00PM – 8:00PM
Suggested Admission: $5 Adults, $3 Students and Seniors, Free on Fridays, Free for Members and Children under 12 1040 Grand Concourse/ 165th St
neighborhood: North Bronx
Sat: 12pm-6pm
Sun: 12pm-6pm
Continuous open access, first come basis, lining up if necessary
building date: 2006
subway: D, B to 167 St/ Grand Concourse.
bus: Bx1, Bx2, BxM4 Express
The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Hall of Fame of Great Americans, Bronx Community College

University Ave/ W 181st St
neighborhood: University Heights
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 9am-5pm
Continuous open access, first come basis, lining up if necessary
building date: 1900
subway: 4 to Burnside Ave or 183rd St.
bus: Bx3, B12, Bx36, Bx40/ 42.
Hall of Fame of Great Americans

Melrose Commons

754 Melrose Avenue/ E 156th St, Bronx
neighborhood: Melrose
Sat:9 am – 5 pm
Sun:9 am – 5 pm
Continuous open access, first come basis, lining up if necessary
opendialogue Sat & Sun 10 am, 1 pm, Melrose Commons Urban Renewal Area Planning and Design talks; Sat & Sun 11 am, 2 pm, Aurora building tours with architects; Sat & Sun 12, 3 pm, Orion building tours with architects.
Maximum people: 13
building date: 1993-ongoing
subway: D to 161st St- Yankee Stadium, 2, 4, 5 to 149 St-Grand Concourse.
bus: Bx2, Bx4, Bx15, Bx19, Bx21, Bx32, Bx41, Bx55.
other transportation: Metro-North (Harlem Line) to Melrose.

The BankNote

890 Garrison Ave/ Lafayette Ave, Bronx
neighborhood: Hunts Point
Sat:12 – 5 pm
Sun:12 – 5 pm
opendialogue Sat 2 pm, tour with renovation architect.
Maximum people: 25 per tour
building date: 1911
subway: 2, 5 trains to Prospect Ave, 6 to Longwood Ave.
bus: Bx6, Bx19.

Van Cortlandt House Museum

Usual visiting times:
Self-guided tours are available, Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Admission Fees: Adults $5.00, Senior Citizens & Students $3.00, Children 12 & Under Free, Free general admission every Wedesday Van Cortlandt Park, Bway/ W 246th St
neighborhood: Riverdale
Sat: 11am-4pm
Sun: 11am-4pm
Continuous open access, first come basis, lining up if necessary
building date: 1748
subway: 1 to 242nd St.
bus: BxM3, Bx9.
Van Cortlandt House Museum

Wave Hill

Usual visiting times:
Tuesday-Sunday; April 15-October 14: 9am-5:30pm; July and August: Open until 9pm on Wednesdays; October 15-April 14: 9am-4:30pm
Admission: Free to Members and children under 6; Tuesday: Free all day, Saturday: Free 9am to noon; Wednesday-Sunday and Saturday afternoon: $6 adults, $3 students and seniors 65+, $2 children 6+ W 249th St/ Independence Ave
neighborhood: Riverdale
Sat: 9am-5:30pm
Sun: 9am-5:30pm
opendialogue Sat 2 pm, behind-the-scenes tour of Wave Hill’s historical houses with Garden Guide and historian Deirdre LaPorte. Meet at Perkins Visitor Center.
Maximum people: 30 per tour
building date: 1843, 1929, 2004
subway: 1 to 231st St, transfer Bx7 or Bx10 to 252nd St, A to 207th St, transfer Bx7 to 252nd St.
bus: Bx7, Bx10, BxM1, BxM2.
other transportation: Metro-North Railroad (Riverdale Station).
Wave Hill

Woodlawn Cemetery

Usual visiting times:
Open Every Day: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Photography permit required – present photo ID Webster Ave & E 233rd St or Jerome Ave/ Bainbridge Ave
neighborhood: Woodlawn
Sat: 8:30am-5pm
Sun: 8:30am-5pm
Mausoleum Tours Sat & Sun 10 am, 2 pm. Reservations required: (718) 920-1470. Self-guided Mausoleum tours 10 am – 4 pm.
Maximum people: 30 per tour
building date: 1863
subway: 2 to E 233rd St, 4 to Woodlawn.
bus: Bx16, Bx34.
other transportation: Metro-North Harlem Line to Woodlawn.
Woodlawn Cemetery

The New York Botanical Garden

Usual visiting times:
Tuesday to Sunday, April to October: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; November to March: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; December 7 and 24: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Grounds-Only Admission: Adults: $6, Adult Bronx Residents: $5, Seniors: $3, Students (with valid ID): $2, Children (2-12 years): $1, Children under 2: Free
Grounds admission is free to everyone all day on Wednesdays and from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays.
Does not include admission to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, Rock and Native Plant Gardens (April-October), or Tram Tour. Bronx River Pkwy/ Fordham Rd
neighborhood: Fordham
Sat: 10am-6pm
Sun: 10am-6pm
Sat & Sun Rose Garden tour at 11am.
Maximum people: 25 per tour
building date: 1891
subway: 4, B, D to Bedford Park Blvd, then for buses.
bus: Bx 26
The New York Botanical Garden

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