Oneida Community Mansion House offers free admission Saturday

Published Sep 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

ONEIDA — The Oneida Community Mansion House will offer free admission to its museum to all patrons with a Smithsonian Institution voucher on Saturday, Sept. 22. Vouchers are available online for free.

Guided tours of the mansion will be given at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and a special tour of the grounds focused on the complex’s architecture will be given at noon. Self-guided tours are available throughout the day. Without the voucher, tours are $5, $3 for students and children under 12 are free.

The Oneida Community Mansion House was once home to the 19th century utopian Oneida Community, from 1848 to 1880. Today, it houses a museum, overnight lodging, a banquet hall, and public meeting space. The Mansion House is a National Historic Landmark, and the museum is chartered through the state Department of Education.

The Oneida Community Mansion House is located at 170 Kenwood, Ave. To get a Smithsonian Institution voucher, visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/museum/oneida-community-mansion-house. For more information on the Mansion House, visit oneidacommunity.org.