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 or email@example.com.
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 a colonial Hasbrouck house and the Deyo House with historic interpreters in period costumes. 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.
Haunted Walking Tour
You’ve heard of old haunted houses—but do you know the stories of the spirits who haunt them? Historic Huguenot Street now offers private one-hour Haunted Walking Tours by appointment. Explore the 340-year-old street with a guide who will share thrilling, eerie, and mysterious tales from the darker history of New Paltz and Huguenot Street. Hear stories of past residents who lived in the stone homes and experienced terrible tragedies, encountered apparitions, and held paranormal investigations. New Paltz history is so alive that it even comes back from the dead. 1 hour.
Lecture with Special Guest
1 hour. 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.
HHS Staff Member, “Haunted Huguenot Street Stories”
Hear a one-hour story hour about historically accurate, but chilling and eerie tales of things that happened in the Hudson River Valley, New Paltz, and even on Huguenot Street.
Catered lunch available with at least three weeks’ notice. Bagged lunch or hot buffet options are available by prior arrangement.