Enjoy a late afternoon tour of the House, Studio and Woodland Garden with a special focus on Russel Wright's iconic designs for the American table and the relationship with the architecture and landscape of Manitoga. Visit includes special viewing of objects from the Russel Wright Design Collection and the temporary exhibition Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection.
Public Entrance: Manitoga, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524. Visitors meet at the Manitoga Visitor/Guide House next to the parking lot.
THE TOUR EXPERIENCE
Visitors follow the upper Quarry Path to Dragon Rock. Along the way, the tour features stunning views of the House and Studio, an ascending stone staircase, a field of mountain laurel, and the exquisite moss room. Visitors approach Dragon Rock by crossing the majestic waterfall via a wood plank bridge. Interior spaces are defined by expanses of glass, innovative materials use, and seamless connections to outside terraces. The Tour concludes by following a stepping stone path over the Quarry Pool dam to the Visitor/Guide House.
IMPORTANT TOUR INFORMATION
Tours generally last 90 minutes and are conducted rain or shine. Please wear sensible walking shoes and dress for weather. Visitors must be able to negotiate uneven ground, several bridge crossings with no handrails and a series of 40 stone steps. Please note that the landscape portion of the tour is a moderate hike.
Pets, backpacks, large bags, tripods, extension poles and selfie-sticks are not permitted.