Mansion Tours

Take a guided tour of the interiors of two magnificent mansions on the former Guggenheim estate: Hempstead House and Falaise. Please contact the Gate House for ticket availability (516.571.7901). Private tours can be scheduled upon request.

Hempstead House

See the grand rooms inside the massive 50,000-square-foot Tudor-style mansion, the former summer residence of Howard Gould (1912-1917) and later Daniel and Florence Guggenheim (1917-1930).

Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
Saturday & Sundays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Please note that Hempstead House is sometimes closed for private events, so please call in advance to confirm that tours are running on the date you wish to visit.


This cliff-side French Norman-style mansion was the residence of Captain Harry F. Guggenheim and his wife, Alicia Patterson, founder of Newsday. Explore the exquisite artwork, antiques, and furnishings inside one of the most inviting mansions on the Gold Coast.

May 18 – November 19, 2017. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at noon, 1, 2, and 3 p.m.


Tour tickets are $10 per person, payable at the Gate House
Entrance to the Preserve is free for Conservancy members; $10 per car for non-members

Please note:
Hempstead House tours are designed for adults and 10 year olds and up, but all ages are welcome. Photography is allowed.
Falaise tours are designed for adults and 12 year olds and up; younger children are not permitted; photography is not allowed. This historic home has limited handicap access.