Directions to Van Cortlandt House Museum

Directions to Van Cortlandt House Museum

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Subway

- Take the IRT 1 train to the last stop – 242nd Street

- Exit the station on the east (Park) side

- Continue walking north on Broadway  (with the park to your right)

- Go past Burger King

- Go in the main entrance to the right; it is well-signed

- Proceed along the path to the Van Cortlandt House Museum

Total walking time less than 10 minutes

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Driving  – (There is a free parking lot)

Driving directions from NORTHBOUND on I-87 (Major Deegan Expressway)

- Exit  11 Van Cortland Park South

- Where the exit ramp forks, STAY LEFT

- At the STOP sign, make a VERY sharp left turn

- Proceed underneath I-87

- The first left turn feeds into the free parking lot

Driving direction from SOUTHBOUND on I-87 (Major Deegan Expressway)

- Exit 11 Van Cortlandt Park South

- At traffic light at top of ramp, turn left (onto Van Cortlandt Park South)

- At the next traffic light, turn left into the park

- Stay to the left, to proceed under I-87

- The first left turn feeds into the free parking lot

Driving directions from the Henry Hudson Parkway (either direction)

- Exit 24 to Mosholu Parkway

- Exit to I-87 Southbound, which will put you onto the Major Deegan Expressway

- Exit 11 Van Cortlandt Park South

- At traffic light at top of ramp, turn left (onto Van Cortlandt Park South)

- At the next traffic light, turn left into the park

- Stay to the left, to proceed under I-87

- The first left turn feeds into the free parking lot

to walk to the VC House Museum:

- Walk out of parking lot, take the path that goes to left, down under the old rail tracks

- On other side of the tracks, turn right onto a platform path through the wetland

- Continue straight up the path to the top of the hill

- At top of hill, turn left to arrive at entrance to Van Cortlandt House Museum

Total walking time less than 10 minutes

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