Street Address
50 Van Nydeck Ave.
Beacon, NY 12508
Mailing Address
50 Van Nydeck Ave.
Beacon, NY 12508
phone: 845-831-6533
e-mail: anrejoth@aol.com
web: melzingah.awardspace.com/
Hours
April-December
Second Saturday 1-4pm
Saturday1 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
$5/adult $2/student
Services
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Staff
Lorraine Macaulay, Curator

Description

Built in 1709, Dutchess County's oldest homestead; 17 rooms of furnishings, porcelain, paintings, books, tools and gardens. Owned for seven generations by the Brett family.

Mission

The mission of the Madam Brett Homestead is to preserve the homestead and collections of Catheryna Rombout Brett and seven generations of descendants who occupied her house and to share the family’s story of nearly 275 years in southern Dutchess County of New York State with the public.

Facilities

Lecture Halls

Governance

Melzingah Chapter, DAR

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Services

Gift Shop

Group Tours