Private Group Tours
Historic Huguenot Street offers a variety of tours to engage groups of all ages. Fees vary according to the scope of the tour and number of participants.
For information about school tours, click here.
To schedule a group tour, please contact Kristine Gillespie at (845) 255-1660 ext. 108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choose from these options, according to your group’s interest:
Historic Huguenot Street strives to make its grounds, exhibits, and programs accessible to everyone, wherever possible, with understandable limitations given the historic nature of the buildings and grounds. For more information about the accessibility of museum houses, please contact the Main Office at (845) 255-1660. It is helpful to inform us in advance if you plan to visit the site with someone who has limited mobility so that we can ensure we are prepared.
Featuring 2-3 houses of the group's choice. 1.5 - 2 hours.
Featuring an introduction in our reconstructed French Church and tours of the Jean Hasbrouck House and the Deyo House, where historic interpreters in period costumes transport guests to a specific moment in history. 1 - 1.5 hours.
Featuring a walking tour of all house exteriors along the length of the Historic Landmark District with the option to add up to 2 interior house tours (will require extra time). May not be suitable for those with difficulty walking long distances. 1 - 1.5 hours.
Lecture with Special Guest
1 hour. Three available options:
- Anne Gordon, "From Isabella to Sojourner: A Slave in Ulster County"·
Former Ulster County Historian speaks on the practice of slavery in the Hudson Valley and the first 30 years of Sojourner Truth’s life, from an enslaved childhood to her bold step to freedom.
- Anne Gordon, "Dutch to English: Changes in the lives of women in the 17th Century"
When the English crown took over the Dutch colony in 1664, the legal status of women underwent great changes. This lecture discusses how women were impacted by the change from Dutch to English rule in the colonial era.
- AJ Schenkman, "Wicked Ulster County"
Author of the book Wicked Ulster County (The History Press, 2012) discusses the troubled times of Ulster County when gangs and desperadoes were on the loose.
Bagged lunch or hot buffet options are available by prior arrangement.