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General Visitor Information
The Pocantico Center (Map It)
200 Lake Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Conferences, artist residencies, performances, gallery exhibitions, and other public events:
- Via Car: Navigate to The Pocantico Center; the entrance is at the intersection of Lake Road and Bedford Road/Route 448. (Detailed directions from various origins are available here.) There are no signs at the entrance, so proceed slowly.
- Via Metro-North Railroad: Take the Hudson line train to Tarrytown Station. We recommend pre-scheduling a taxi or ride-hailing service from the station, as taxis are not readily available. Tell the driver to navigate to The Pocantico Center: go east on Depot Plaza and continue onto White Street. Turn right onto Main Street, which becomes Neperan Road and then Old Saw Mill River Road. After approximately 1.75 miles, turn left onto Lake Road. Drive uphill for 0.6 miles. The main entrance will be on the left at the intersection of Lake Road and Bedford Road/Route 448. There are no signs at the entrance, so proceed slowly.
Before proceeding through the gate, all guests must check-in with staff, who can provide further information about parking. For many events, including those at the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center, shuttle buses bring guests between the parking lot and event site.
Kykuit tour ticket holders will not be permitted to park on-site at The Pocantico Center. See here for more details.
Handicapped parking is available at Pocantico and most public areas are wheelchair accessible. In addition, there are two ADA accessible bedrooms available for conference attendees. Bathrooms in these rooms are equipped with handrails. We welcome service animals trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities; please contact our staff in advance of your arrival to ensure proper arrangements. Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted at Pocantico.
For some performances, shuttle buses bring guests to/from the performance site. Please call 914-524-6560 to request accessibility arrangements.
In keeping with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s efforts to mitigate its carbon footprint, guests at Pocantico should dress comfortably for the season. Comfortable shoes are recommended for navigating the grounds. Read more about our sustainability efforts.
Guests may take photos and videos at The Pocantico Center for personal use only, with some restrictions. Guests may not take photos anywhere inside of Kykuit.
Photos of The Pocantico Center may not be used for commercial, editorial, or promotional purposes by any person or organization without the express written consent of The Pocantico Center's staff. The Pocantico Center does not allow commercial photo or film shoots for any reason.
Smoking is not permitted inside any building at The Pocantico Center.
Sculptures and Artwork
Guests are not permitted to touch, sit on, mount, or climb any sculptures, fountains, artwork, and historic architectural elements on the property.
The Pocantico Center does not permit private events such as weddings, parties, photo/film shoots, etc.