Our administrative offices are open from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, throughout the year.
2019 Tour Schedule
We offer mansion tours daily from May 25 through October 31, on the hour, beginning at 10am with the last tour departing at 3pm.
Additional spring dates in 2019 include May 11 (Celebrate Mom! Garden Party).
Please enter via the Mill Road entrance to the Tin Top visitor center.
Group tours are welcome. For more information please email Larry Smith, Tours Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our 2019 listings of special evening events (concerts, plays, lectures) can be found here.
We host a small number of private parties throughout the year, weather permitting. Check out our Private Events & Weddings page for more information, or email Executive Director, Jonathan Maney at email@example.com
Hyde Hall is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic Site, built between 1817 and 1834 as the centerpiece of a 60,000-acre estate inherited by George Clarke, a British-born landowner. It was owned by the Clarke family until the 1960s.
Note: The main entrance from Mill Road (view map below) is only open during tour season.
At other times, enter through Glimmerglass State Park.
From the Mill Road Entrance (Memorial Day through Labor Day), there is parking available at the Tin Top Visitor Center.
From the Glimmerglass State Park Entrance, parking is available at the Kent Administrative Center, immediately past the Hyde Hall Mansion.
Handicapped Parking is available at the Kent Administrative Center.
Lat. N42 47′ 36.76″
Long. W74 52′ 25.93″
From the North:
From I-90: Take Exit 29 at Canajoharie, and turn south on State Route 10. At Sharon Springs, head west on State Route 20. Pass the Cherry Valley exit, and in East Springfield look for the Banana Dan’s sign on the left. Turn left on Rte. 31 just before Banana Dan’s. Continue south on 31 for 3.8 miles, turn right on Mill Road, and the entrance to Hyde Hall will be where the road makes an abrupt right turn about .8 of a mile down.
From State Route 20: Approaching East Springfield either from the west or the east, turn south on Rte. 31, proceed for 3.8 miles until the intersection with Mill Road. Turn west on Mill Road, and the entrance to Hyde Hall will be where the road makes an abrupt right turn about 1 mile down.
From the South:
From I-88: Take Exit 17 north on State Route 28 towards Cooperstown.
To go through Cooperstown: Continue north on State Route 28 until you arrive at the light in Cooperstown. Turn right and continue straight, going around the flagpole, over the Susquehanna River bridge. At Woodside Hall continue as the road curves to the left and becomes Rte. 31. About 8 miles up after the entrance to Glimmerglass State Park, turn left on Mill Road. Just before the road turns sharply right, the entrance to Hyde Hall will be on your left.
To avoid Cooperstown (advisable in mid-summer) In Milford turn right at the light at State Rte 166 and continue for .7 miles until Rte. 33 turns off to the left. Proceed north on Rte. 33 for 7.2 miles, turn left on Rte. 52 to cross the small bridge, then immediately right to continue north on Rte. 33. About 200 yards up, take the left fork to enter Cooperstown via Estli Ave. When Estli Ave. dead ends into Main Street, turn right. Continue on Rte. 31 up the east side of Otsego Lake for 8 miles until you pass the entrance to Glimmerglass State Park. At the intersection with Mill Road, turn left and the entrance to Hyde Hall will be about .8 of a mile down, where the road makes an abrupt right turn.