Sylvester Manor Educational Farm is a 243-acre historic plantation and nonprofit educational farm on Shelter Island, NY, engaging all ages in farm-based and cultural programs.

The Manor grounds are open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. 
Leashed dogs are allowed on the property and you must pick up after your dog.

Our public restrooms are open to all.

Check out online calendar and join us at one of our upcoming events.

Kids can check out the koi pond in the gardens at the Manor House, take a turn on the swing or simply walk the trails and take in the sights and sounds of nature that surrounds us in this magical place. 

Stop by our Farmstand to see our chickens and pigs that are part of our farm family!

The Manor House is open for self-guided tours on Thursdays and Saturdays through Labor Day weekend. Tours run from 11 a.m.– 3 p.m., take about 45 minutes and are $10 per person. No reservation is required.

Guided public tours are scheduled September 8 and 29 and are $25 per person. Please click here for more information on guided tours.

Private House Tours are available starting April 15, 2018

Private guided tours are available on weekdays through November 14. Reservation required. Subject to availability.
A private tour is $150 for up to 5 people or $30 per person for groups of 6 or more. 

To book a private tour or find out more, please contact Curator-Archivist, Donnamarie Barnes at