Animal Expedition

Beneath the Waves

Estate and Collections Tour

Mansion Tour (45 min)

Planetarium Evening

It's easy to become a member! – trade your evening planetarium show tickets at the admissions desk the night of the show – and receive full credit toward an annual Vanderbilt Museum Membership. 

Membership offers year-round free admission; guided tours of the historic Vanderbilt Mansion; Planetarium shows and discounts on special programs and gift shop.


Planetarium Daytime

Tickets include a guaranteed seat for the selected show, and access to the Estate Grounds, three Museum wings in the Mansion, and the Marine Museum. Ticket holders must check-in at the Admissions Desk in the Planetarium upon arrival. Seating in the theater is on a first come, first served basis.

Would you like to see two planetarium shows? Purchase one show now and get a discount on your second show of the day at the admissions desk on the day of your visit.

Members must sign in above to ensure tickets are free (limited to number of guests based on membership levels). Please use the register link above to sign up for the website. Members must use the same email to register for the site that was used at the time the membership was purchased in order to receive member benefits. Please email if you have any questions.

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The Liverpool Shuffle

Enjoy a live musical tribute to The Beatles performed by The Liverpool Shuffle:  no tracks...they perform and sing everything LIVE with infectious enthusiasm, high energy and an entertaining sense of humor that sets them apart from other bands in their genre.....they REALLY sound like the Beatles!!

Please bring a food donation for the Long Island Cares Harry Chapin Food Bank.

Living History Tour

Veterans Day Salute

Birthday Parties

Carriage House Players: Shakespeare in the Courtyard

The Carriage House Players (formerly Arena Players Repertory Theater) opened the 31st annual Summer Shakespeare Festival at the Vanderbilt. Performances take place outdoors on stage in the courtyard, where the Spanish-Mediterranean architecture adds a touch of timeless charm and magic. 


Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy before the show. The Estate is not open before 6:00 pm. 


In the event of inclement weather, tickets will be honored for any of the remaining shows.

Carriage House Players: Main Stage

The Carriage House Players perform year-round at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721.   


History of Rock & Roll

Enjoy a live musical journey through the History of Rock & Roll from its emergence in the '50's with The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, and Jerry Lee Lewis to '60's rock icons The Supremes, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, The Beach Boys, Jim Morrison of The Doors. 


Bon Journey

BonJourney is a unique tribute band that blends the music of the two iconic bands Bon Jovi and Journey. It a high-energy show that has been entertaining fans throughout the tri-state region since 2010.  

Meditation Under the Stars

Walk & Picnic Pass