"Forget conventionalisms; forget what the world thinks of you stepping out of your place; think your best thoughts, speak your best words, work your best works, looking to your own conscience for approval."
- new rochelle resident, susan b. anthony
Planning a trip to the Museum? Here are a few tips to make your visit more enjoyable
The Museum is currently closed for tours.
All Special Museum Events will be posted on our Facebook pages & Website Check back for details on our reopening event. Come rediscover the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum this summer!
Contact us for special tour requests. Requests for group & special tours are currently being accepted for the Spring. Let us create a unique tour for your group
Walkway to our Museum entrance is wheelchair accessible. There is a small curb before you enter into the first floor.
Our second floor is accessible by stairs only. We provide photographs and videos while our Museum guide conducts a virtual tour of our second floor exhibits.
Public restroom is located on the second floor.
We enjoy visitors of all ages.
We love our pets but not everyone is comfortable around them. We ask you leave your furry friends at home while visiting the inside of our Museum.
There is free street parking available on Sicard Avenue.
Bring a Picnic to enjoy on our grounds but don't forget the blanket as we currently have no picnic tables. Leased animals welcome. Beechmont Tavern has a full menu that delivers right to the Cottage Grounds. Remember to take your trash with you.