Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie

The historic Locust Grove Estate is a museum, education center and nature preserve, located in Poughkeepsie, New York - the heart of the Hudson Valley.

Locust Grove offers something for everyone, from guided tours of the historic gardens and mansion to public events for kids and adults. From five miles of hiking trails on nearly 200 acres of gardens and grounds to exquisite original collections of furniture, paintings, and decorative arts, to beautifully restored buildings, you can spend an hour or a day.

More than 60,000 annual visitors enjoy tours, concerts, programs, and workshops - please join us!
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  • Locust Grove is a nice house and the grounds are nice. Some of the paths are difficult as they go up and down and the path in some areas has a lot of rocks or isn't very clear. there are signs at cert...  more »
  • Toured the Locust Grove Estate Mansion summer retreat (25 rooms) of inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, father of the telegraph, including the Morse Exhibition Gallery. A beautiful estate with miles of carri...  more »
  • Had our wedding at Locust Grove in April of 2018 and it was perfect. The process was very smooth and everything was easy, taking one part of the stress away from our wedding. The grounds were amazing for photos and our guests were able to explore the gardens and trails before the ceremony started. The cherry blossoms were out for our photos so couldn't have been more perfect!
  • Beautiful hiking trails, a little steep and Rocky at points so wear sturdy shoes (and you might want to have some bug spray too). The grounds are very pretty, and a wedding was being set up as we were on our walk, it's a great venue!
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