Visit Manitoga, the House, Studio and Woodland Garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight.
Private Tours offer an in-depth experience of Manitoga’s architecture and landscape and allow special access.
Visits can be arranged by appointment Tuesday through Thursday at least 2 weeks in advance for a minimum of 2 and up to 6 participants. Call the Manitoga office at 845-424-3812 to reserve, or email us. Private tours are subject to staff availability.
DRAGON ROCK HOUSE & STUDIO TOUR - $75 per person
Dragon Rock House & Studio Tour lasts one hour and provides a focused look at the architecture with terrace views of the landscape, excluding the moderate hike around the Quarry Pool Path.
IMMERSIVE HOUSE, STUDIO & LANDSCAPE TOUR - $125 per person
The Immersive House, Studio & Landscape Tour lasts 90 minutes and provides an intimate experience of the landscape and architecture with special access to the lower Quarry Pool area, including Dragon Rock’s Nose and the Beach Room. Please note this tour includes a moderate hike, several bridge crossings with no handrails and a flight of 40 stone steps.
Public Entrance: Manitoga, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524. Visitors meet at the Manitoga Visitor/Guide House next to the parking lot.
All 2019 Tours feature: Close Your Physical Eye by acclaimed artist Michele Oka Doner and Collection Collecting Modern: Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection, iconic designs by Russel Wright.
IMPORTANT TOUR INFORMATION
Tours are conducted rain or shine. Please come prepared for the moderate hike portion: wear sensible walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather, including bug spray and sun screen as needed. Visitors must be at least 5 years old and able to negotiate uneven ground. Please note that the landscape portion of the tour is a moderate hike.
Pets, backpacks, large bags, tripods, extension poles and selfie-sticks are not permitted.