By becoming a member of the Phelps Mansion Museum you are helping to contribute to preserve and restore the history of the late 19th century through changing exhibitions and programming that we provide. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and established under the NYS Board of Regents as a museum in 2005, the Phelps Mansion Museum is a dedicated historic house museum for the Gilded and Progressive Eras in Central New York.

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Museum Membership

Your membership with the Phelps Mansion Museum gives you access to one of the oldest public buildings in Binghamton and allows you to experience what life was like in the 19th century. Our members are essential partners in the preservation of this unique facility. Your contribution not only keeps our lights on, but ensures that future generations will have access to the arts, humanities, and local history.

In addition to the benefits outlined below, all Phelps Mansion Museum members receive a $2 discount on admission to the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, Discovery Center of the Southern Tier, Kopernik Observatory, and the Roberson Museum and Science Center.


$30 Individual ($25 student with valid college ID)

  • Free admission into the museum
  • Museum Newsletter
  • 10% discount in museum shop
  • Invitations to special museum events
  • Discounts on admission to public programs
  • Two guest passes for house tours

$50 Dual

The same as individual benefits for TWO in addition to:

  • Four guest passes for house tours
  • Bridge Connection admission at the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, Discovery Center, Roberson Museum, and Kopernik observatory $2.00 discount off admissions

$75 Household

Individual & Dual benefits for one or two adults with minor children ages 3-12 in addition to:

  • Discounts on all family or child programming
  • Family welcome packet and activity sheets
  • Complimentary private family tour

Client Testimonials

What our Visitors Say

  • star rating  Tour guide was excellentvery knowledgeable and great pacing. Very personable and took his time with us.

    John M
    April 3, 2023

    star rating  Delightful and Educational Experience - We were traveling back from Niagara Falls to New Jersey and decided to stop halfway in Binghamton. We looked online to see what’s best to do in this quaint city... read more

    March 18, 2023

    star rating  Enjoyable for the whole family! - Our visit to the Phelps Mansion Museum was interesting and educational. Our guide was passionate about the house and extremely knowledgable. Our kids range in age from 8 to 21... read more

    February 13, 2023
  • star rating  Beautiful mansion - I enjoyed this tour of the beautiful mansion. We took the Death and Mourning in the 19th Century tour and it was very interesting. The mansion had many stories and... read more

    October 30, 2022

    star rating  great community events and resource that is not easily duplicated - Love Phelps Mansion! They have various events that are original and interesting. Just attended a Halloween event with my friend from out of town and we both enjoyed... read more

    October 30, 2022

    star rating  A highlight of visiting Binghamton - A beautiful mansion from the Gilded Age. The tour guides were knowledgeable and the history interesting. A recommended stop in Binghamton.

    Paul S
    September 11, 2022
  • star rating  We had the greatest guide - Helen! She spent extra time with us, answering all kinds of questions and gave a wonderful presentation. You could really tell she was passionate... read more

    September 11, 2022

    star rating  Outstanding Mansion and Staff - Outstanding tour hands down. The staff were great and knew everything about the history of this amazing mansion.


    Peter & Connie


    July 31, 2022

    star rating  Great spot with lots of history - My family and I spent the day here in June, it was beautiful, the staff was friendly and kind. They shared so much history with us; about the house, but... read more

    July 30, 2022