Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
421 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065 - United States
The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum building was constructed in 1799 as a carriage house and converted into a “day hotel” in 1826. Today the museum transports visitors back to that Mount Vernon Hotel, a 19th-century country resort for New Yorkers escaping the crowded city below 14th Street.
Tour the eight period rooms and hear stories about the lives of both the guests and workers of the hotel. Afterward, explore our backyard garden.
The current exhibit, Immigrants & Infrastructure, explores how engineering feats and immigrant labor connected people and goods in nineteenth century New York.
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