Holidays At Chelsea Mansion


By Tab Hauser

For the 10th year in a row, Chelsea Mansion has opened up its doors for its holiday tours. This true Gold Coast-era mansion—built in 1924 and containing 40 rooms—is located at the Muttontown Preserve.

The foyer of Chelsea Mansion (Photo by Tab Hauser)

Chelsea Mansion was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The architecture has a blend of English, French and Chinese influences. Tours will be given with advance reservation on Dec. 18, 19 and 20, at noon and 2:30 p.m. Tours go through only the main level rooms and end in the ballroom, where cookies and fresh cider will be served.

Guests will be treated to holiday songs by a pianist while they enjoy their snacks. For reservations, call 516-572-0200 or 516-571-8551.

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