Vanderbilt Mansion, Long Island, NY Photos

Vanderbilt Mansion (aka Eagle's Nest) was built (1910-36) for William K. Vanderbilt II. The mansion was designed in the Spanish Baroque style by architects Warren & Wetmore. Located on the bay in Centerport, Long Island, NY, the estate is now run as the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium. The museum features biological and anthropological collections gathered by William K. Vanderbilt II from around the world.

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Panorama of courtyard at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY....
Panorama of courtyard at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY....
Clock & bell tower of Vanderbilt Mansion built for William K. Vanderbilt II & now a museum. Centerport, NY.Side facade of clock & bell tower with portal carving which came from now demolished Vanderbilt New York City townhouse at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Rescued portal surround from Vanderbilt New York City townhouse with sculpture of architect at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Clock tower upper level details at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Clock & bell tower of Vanderbilt Mansion (aka Eagle's Nest) (1910-36) built for William K. Vanderbilt II & now a museum. Centerport, NY. Style: Spanish Baroque. Architect: Warren & Wetmore. On National Register.Side facade of clock & bell tower with portal carving which came from now demolished Vanderbilt New York City townhouse at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Rescued portal surround from Vanderbilt New York City townhouse with sculpture of architect at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Clock tower upper level details at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Osprey nest atop clock tower reflect mansion's original name of Eagle's Nest at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Osprey flies over Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Osprey flies over Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Courtyard garden with gate looking out to sea at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Osprey nest atop clock tower reflect mansion's original name of Eagle's Nest at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Osprey flies over Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Osprey flies over Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Courtyard garden with gate looking out to sea at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Spanish Baroque style courtyard facade at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Spanish Baroque entrance with flower garden at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Seaside facade with fountain at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Harbor view over fountain garden at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Spanish Baroque style courtyard facade at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Spanish Baroque entrance with flower garden at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Seaside facade with fountain at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Harbor view over fountain garden at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Formal garden under balcony facade at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Spanish Baroque style facade with sculpture & bell tower at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Wall sundial over garden at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Spanish Baroque gateway at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Formal garden under balcony facade at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Spanish Baroque style facade with sculpture & bell tower at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Wall sundial over garden at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Spanish Baroque gateway at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Hanging exterior lamp fixture with gargoyle at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Entrance hall at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Stairway with carved newel post at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Wrought iron gate at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Hanging exterior lamp fixture with gargoyle at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Entrance hall at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Stairway with carved newel post at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Wrought iron gate at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Dining room with antique furniture from an Italian monastery at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Sideboard in dining room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Fireplace with coat of arms in dining room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Fireplace tile surround in dining room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Dining room with antique furniture from an Italian monastery at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Sideboard in dining room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Fireplace with coat of arms in dining room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Fireplace tile surround in dining room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Dining room ceiling at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kitchen at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kitchen glassware at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kent knife cleaner from London with printed instructions on face at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Dining room ceiling at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kitchen at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kitchen glassware at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kent knife cleaner from London with printed instructions on face at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Kent knife cleaner from London coat of arms at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kitchen with Frigidaire refrigerators at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Servant's break room with table radio & phonograph at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Crosley table radio & phonograph in servant's break room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Kent knife cleaner from London coat of arms at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Kitchen with Frigidaire refrigerators at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Servant's break room with table radio & phonograph at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Crosley table radio & phonograph in servant's break room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Maid's room with white coverlet on bed at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Packing trunk with drawers in sewing room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Clothes cabinet with mirrors in sewing room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Sewing machined at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Maid's room with white coverlet on bed at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Packing trunk with drawers in sewing room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Clothes cabinet with mirrors in sewing room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Sewing machined at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Nurse's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Northport porch at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Northport porch candlestick in form of winged dragon with pipe at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portuguese sitting room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Nurse's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Northport porch at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Northport porch candlestick in form of winged dragon with pipe at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portuguese sitting room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Mantle with crusader head medallions made in Portugal in Portuguese sitting room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Collection of antique weapons over entrance of Portuguese sitting room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Peach guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Peach guest room fireplace with horse cart painting of Lord William at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Mantle with crusader head medallions (1476) made in Portugal in Portuguese sitting room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Collection of antique weapons over entrance of Portuguese sitting room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Peach guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Peach guest room fireplace with horse cart painting of Lord William at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Peach guest room with writing desk at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Duke & Duchess of Windsor guest room still marked as for their 1937 visit at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Duke & Duchess of Windsor guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Duke & Duchess of Windsor guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Peach guest room with writing desk at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Duke & Duchess of Windsor guest room still marked as for their 1937 visit at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Duke & Duchess of Windsor guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Duke & Duchess of Windsor guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
St. Anthony Abbot with pig painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Organ room with carved fireplace at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Carved fireplace mantle in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Carved fireplace column in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
St. Anthony Abbot with pig painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Organ room with carved fireplace at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Carved fireplace mantle in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Carved fireplace column in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Tapestry & clock in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Aeolian organ from Belgium in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Bishop's chair in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Embroidered cover of album in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Tapestry & clock in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Aeolian organ (1926) from Belgium in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Bishop's chair in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Embroidered cover of album in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Elizabethan oak table in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William K. Vanderbilt II by Gari Melchers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.French nautical scene in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Elizabethan oak table in organ room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William K. Vanderbilt II (1925) by Gari Melchers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.French nautical scene in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
French nautical scene in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.French nautical scene in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.French mantle clock in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.American brig tall ship painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
French nautical scene in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.French nautical scene in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.French mantle clock in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.American brig tall ship painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Ship Timor in gale painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.American 3-masted naval frigate Luconia flying 24 star flag painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Napoleon's bed replica with portrait busts of Josephine on headboard in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Footboard detail of replica of Napoleon's bed in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Ship Timor in gale painting (1857) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.American 3-masted naval frigate Luconia flying 24 star flag (1822-36) painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Napoleon's bed replica with portrait busts of Josephine on headboard in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Footboard detail of replica of Napoleon's bed in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Georgian writing desk with pull-out ink tray where user straddles backward chair in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Replica of Napoleonic desk with bust of Napoleon in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.William K. Vanderbilt II's motor yacht Alva painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Georgian writing desk with pull-out ink tray where user straddles backward chair in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Replica of Napoleonic desk with bust of Napoleon in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.William K. Vanderbilt II's motor yacht Alva (built in Germany 1931) painting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Marble lined bathtub & shower stall in master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Marble floor inlaid with ship image in master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Molded ceiling in master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Upstairs corridor with breakfast nook at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Marble lined bathtub & shower stall in master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Marble floor inlaid with ship image in master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Molded ceiling in master bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Upstairs corridor with breakfast nook at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Rosemund's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Antique screen in Rosemund's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Antique French chest of drawers with hot-air balloon theme in Rosemund's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Rosemund's dressing room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Rosemund's room (second wife of William K. Vanderbilt II) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Antique screen in Rosemund's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Antique French chest of drawers with hot-air balloon theme in Rosemund's room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Rosemund's dressing room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Rosemund's bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt railroad & shipping magnate at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.William Henry Vanderbilt portrait by Jared B. Flagg at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William Kissam Vanderbilt I son of William Henry & father of builder of Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Rosemund's bathroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) railroad & shipping magnate at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.William Henry Vanderbilt (1821-85) (son of Cornelius) portrait (1887) by Jared B. Flagg at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William Kissam Vanderbilt I (1849-1920) son of William Henry & father of builder of Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Stairwell skylight at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Stairwell in main entrance hall at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Library at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Library fireplace at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Stairwell skylight at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Stairwell in main entrance hall at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Library at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Library fireplace at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Scarlett Ibis specimen in library at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Floor tiles at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William Kissam Vanderbilt III on African safari at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William Kissam Vanderbilt II builder of Vanderbilt Mansion in front of motor yacht Alva. Centerport, NY.
Scarlett Ibis specimen in library at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Floor tiles at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William Kissam Vanderbilt III on African safari (died in auto accident 1933) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Portrait of William Kissam Vanderbilt II (1878-1944) builder of Vanderbilt Mansion in front of motor yacht Alva. Centerport, NY.
Model of William K. Vanderbilt II's motor yacht Alva at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Display of shields, spears & trophy heads from Africa at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Trophy heads of several antelope species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Room of marine biological specimens at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Model of William K. Vanderbilt II's motor yacht Alva (built in Germany 1931) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Display of shields, spears & trophy heads from Africa at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Trophy heads of several antelope species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Room of marine biological specimens at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimens of mollusk egg cases collected off Costa Rica at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of Bombay Cuttle Fish collected off India at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of Big Bear Locust Lobster collected off Tahiti at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of various bird species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimens of mollusk egg cases collected off Costa Rica (1928) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of Bombay Cuttle Fish collected off India (1929) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of Big Bear Locust Lobster collected off Tahiti (1931) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of various bird species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimens of various bird species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Helmeted & Great hornbill specimens at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Passenger pigeon specimens at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of various bird species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimens of various bird species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Helmeted & Great hornbill specimens at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) (extinct 1914) specimens at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Specimens of various bird species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimens of morpho butterfly species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Anthropological collection at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Scrimshaw pie crimpers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Chain mail & helmet at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimens of morpho butterfly species at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Anthropological collection at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Scrimshaw pie crimpers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Chain mail & helmet at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Lincoln limousine custom built for William K. Vanderbilt II at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Lincoln limousine custom built for William K. Vanderbilt II at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Long Island Motor Parkway annual pass for privately-built, grade separated, limited access, auto-only toll road on Vanderbilt's limousine at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Long Island map with Long Island Motor Parkway a road built by Vanderbilt to speed him to his mansion at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Lincoln limousine custom built for William K. Vanderbilt II (1928) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Lincoln limousine custom built for William K. Vanderbilt II (1928) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Long Island Motor Parkway annual pass (1937) for privately-built, grade separated, limited access, auto-only toll road (1908-38) on Vanderbilt's limousine at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Long Island map with Long Island Motor Parkway (marked in red) a road built by Vanderbilt to speed him to his mansion at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Poster for Vanderbilt Cup Race on Motor Parkway at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.REO automobile used in races by William K. Vanderbilt II on turntable at Vanderbilt Mansion garage. Centerport, NY.Harbor view from wrought iron line doorway at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Harbor view at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Poster for Vanderbilt Cup Race on Motor Parkway (Oct. 24,, 1908) at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.REO automobile used in races by William K. Vanderbilt II on turntable at Vanderbilt Mansion garage. Centerport, NY.Harbor view from wrought iron line doorway at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Harbor view at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Hydrangeas at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Hydrangeas at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Dogwood tree flowers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Garden well at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Hydrangeas at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Hydrangeas at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Dogwood tree flowers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Garden well at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Whale shark in wildlife gallery at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Hall of Fishers, a museum building with marine fish specimens, at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Hall of Fishers entry portal at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Display of specimen fish from around the world in Hall of Fishers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Whale shark (35' in length) in wildlife gallery at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Hall of Fishers, a museum building with marine fish specimens, at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Hall of Fishers entry portal at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Display of specimen fish from around the world in Hall of Fishers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimen fish with original colors replicated by an expedition artist in Hall of Fishers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Cultural objects from islands where Vanderbilt collected marine fish specimens in Hall of Fishers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.View from Hall of Fishers across Vanderbilt golf course to sea at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Ancient Greek columns displayed in garden setting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Specimen fish with original colors replicated by an expedition artist in Hall of Fishers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Cultural objects from islands where Vanderbilt collected marine fish specimens in Hall of Fishers at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.View from Hall of Fishers across Vanderbilt golf course to sea at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.Ancient Greek columns displayed in garden setting at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.

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