Last updated: 9/13/2021
Beacon, New York
Address
50 Van Nydeck Ave.
Beacon, NY 12508

Hours

April-December
Second Saturday 1-4pm
Saturday
1 PM - 4 PM

Admissions

$5/adult $2/student

Staff

Lorraine Macaulay
phone:
Claire Houston
phone:
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
Exhibitions
Museum Events
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