Formerly a private estate, Van Vleck House & Gardens is owned by The Montclair Foundation. These private gardens are open to the public daily free of charge.
The gardens are open to the public daily, free of charge. Donations are appreciated.
Hours: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm daily.
North Mountain Avenue gates close at 6:00 pm.
There are some guest parking spots available in the parking lot; additional street parking is available on Van Vleck Street, Upper Mountain Avenue and North Mountain Avenue.
Plan to hold your special nonprofit event or meeting at this gracious former estate. Unfortunately, we are not available for weddings or private events. Beauty and tranquility abound amid 5.8 acres of landscaped gardens. The main house provides a perfect setting for your important fundraiser, meetings or off-site gatherings. Views of the grounds are spectacular in every season.
We look forward to welcoming your wedding party or family to a private photography shoot here at Van Vleck House & Gardens.
In preparation for your visit, please contact us to check availability, complete the application, and note the guidelines and fees that will apply to your shoot.
The Gardens are open to the public year-round, free of charge.
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21 Van Vleck Street Montclair, NJ 07042 Tel. 973-744-4752
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