Tour of The Armour-Stiner Octagon House | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Tour of The Armour-Stiner Octagon House


Irvington, New York United States
45 West Clinton Avenue
Irvington, NY 10533

41.030874 -73.870437

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson


  • September 1, 2023, 10:00AM, Entire Month of September
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Detailed Times/Hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 10:00am-11:00am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 4:00pm-5:00pm


Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Visit the only known residence built in the form of a domed, ancient classical temple. Created as a whimsical summer retreat in 1872 by tea-importer Joseph Stiner, this National Historic Landmark's shape was based on the theories of Orson Squire Fowler, a phrenologist, who believed octagonal houses enclosed more space, allowed the sun in at all times, and permitted more views into the landscape. This lyrical home retains its magnificent ornamentation and furnishings and the only remaining Egyptian Revival Room in America with its original decoration and furniture. The 1-hour tour is conducted by highly trained docents and includes the three principal floors of the house. 10% discount code for participants of this year's Hudson Valley Ramble: Ramble2023 Organization Hosting the Event The Armour-Stiner Octagon House Phone Number 9177836174


Advance registration required.
Each tour is approximately 1-hour guided tour has a maximum capacity of 18 guests. Tickets can be purchased up until the start time of each tour. Please see our website Tour times are as follows: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 10:00am-11:00am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 4:00pm-5:00pm
$29 per person, all ages Not recommended for children under 12 years The house is privately owned and operated. Please do not enter the property without a ticket

Additional Information

Additional Equipment Required: Not suitable for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility. The tour is physically demanding and not recommended for individuals with difficulty walking up and down flights of stairs. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Event Duration (hours): 1
Not suitable for children under age 12.

Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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