Mansion Tours

Hempstead House Rear Facade

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).

Limited tours are available for Summer 2022:

Wednesday, June 29
Saturday, July 23
Thursday, July 28
Wednesday, August 10
Wednesday, August 17
Wednesday, August 24
Wednesday, August 31

All tours begin at 1pm.


Falaise tours are available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12, 1, 2 and 3pm.

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.


Falaise tour tickets are $15 per person, payable at the Welcome Center
Hempstead House tour tickets are $10 per person, payable at the Welcome Center
Entrance to the Preserve is free for Conservancy members; $15 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.