Photography, Videography &
Commercial Activities Policy

 
 

We welcome visitors to enjoy taking personal photography on our site. For details on what types of photography and videography activities we allow, please read our policy below. Questions should be directed to marketing and communications coordinator Frances Vigna at media@huguenotstreet.org .

Outdoor photography/videography is permitted for personal use only and should not interfere with other visitors' experiences. Other visitors are free to use HHS grounds and may not be asked to leave. Single hand-held cameras are permitted, but elaborate photography setups using equipment such as tripods are not permitted without prior written authorization from the Marketing & Communications Coordinator.

Photography/videography inside the houses is prohibited without a permit. To request exclusive access to a certain area of the site, or for special accommodation requests, a permit application is required.

Commercial and press photography/videography are prohibited without prior written authorization from the Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Please note that during your visit, authorized photographers or videographers may record your image to be used for Historic Huguenot Street publicity purposes.

Questions and requests for authorization should be addressed to media@huguenotstreet.org.

 

Download the photography permit application here.


Fee Schedule for Photography and Filming


Permit Fees
– For instances requiring a permit, the associated fees are below.

  • Interiors of historic house(s)                                                                                     $250

This permit fee includes up to 2 hours of photography and/or filming inside one or more historic buildings. Locations limited by season and accessibility; please contact us to find out which locations are available.

  • Exterior grounds—exclusive access                                                                       $150

This permit fee includes up to 2 hours of photography and/or filming on the exterior grounds of the Historic Huguenot Street National Landmark District. For projects requiring exclusive access to an exterior location without the presence of other visitors, or for special accommodation requests involving staff supervision, staging, and/or scenic modification. 

Download the photography permit application here.


Suggested Donations – For personal-use photography and filming on the exterior grounds, we appreciate donations in support of maintaining the beautiful, scenic grounds of Historic Huguenot Street. Here are a few ways that you can support HHS:

  • Become a “Friend” of Historic Huguenot Street, online or by phone: (845) 255-1660, ext. 104

  • Mail a check to: Historic Huguenot Street, 88 Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY 12561

  • Give online at huguenotstreet.org/donate

 

All donations are fully tax-deductible and directly support the preservation of our cherished landscape and the continuation of Historic Huguenot Street’s mission.