Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Submitted by ub on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 12:22

National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 11 / 12-4 p.m.
View Dibbles and Daisy Grubbers:The Art of the Garden Tool exhibition and enjoy mansion and garden tours. Free
Bronx Week Saturday, May 12- Sunday, May 20

Celebrate Beauty in the Bronx at BPMM with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, 12-4. Tours start at quarter past the hour. Free

Member Mornings All About Us: Upstairs, Downstairs, and in the Garden. Bartow-Pell's Landscape History
Friday, May 18 10-11:30

Jane Cook discusses our historic landscape at the last
of our spring Member Mornings. Members only.

Beauty in the Bronx Open House Weekend

First Friday! Music + the Bronx Seaside Trolley
Friday, May 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Delight in the music of the Irish folk singer Mary Courtney. Explore the mansion, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside
Trolley for a ride to City Island.

The trolley makes a continuous loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island.

Cost $8 adults; $5 seniors & students; members free. Registration requested 718.885.1461 []

Beauty in the Bronx Open House Weekend

Special Free Programs

Enjoy free guided tours of the mansion and garden, docents in costume, and special
programs for the whole family this weekend--all to celebrate our participation in Partners in Preservation.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

19th-Century Toys and Games 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Children will enjoy old-fashioned games such as hoops,graces, and Pass the Slipper.

Owls and Falcons and Skunks, Oh My! 1-3 p.m.

Meet a wonderful assortment of owls, birds of prey, and other animals, up-close
and personal.

Sunday, 12-4 p.m.

19th-Century Toys and Games 12-2 p.m.

Urban Park Ranger Trail Hike 12-2 p.m.

Explore nature and discover the history of our area with an Urban Park Ranger as
your guide.

Cracked Walnuts 2-4 p.m.

Banjo and washboard duo Jan and Jeff Ausfal perform Civil War era classics, folk songs, traditional jigs, and reels.

Mansion tours start on the hour Garden tours start at quarter past the hour The Bronx Seaside Trolley makes an hourly loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to the City Island Nautical Museum.

Registration requested. 718.885.1461