The history of Bedford Hills, New York began long ago, even before 1847 when the railroad was built and the hamlet was still known as Bedford Station. For Centuries, there has been much commerce and many fascinating events and people that have passed through Bedford Hills. If you want to learn more about the area’s rich history, visit these three must-see destinations.


Bedford Hills Historical Museum

The Bedford Hills Historical Museum is a great first stop for folks looking to learn about local history. At this museum, located at the beautiful Bedford Hills Train Station, you’ll find access to historical documents about Bedford Hills.


Katonah Museum of Art

The Katonah Museum of Art is less than a 10-minute drive from Bedford Hills, and it is a great place to take in visual arts that are relevant to different cultures. Here you can see exhibitions that display art pieces from many different historical periods and styles.


Van Cortlandt Manor

This museum and National Historic Landmark is just under 30 minutes from Bedford Hills. The Van Cortlandt Manor was built by the Van Cortlandt family and preserves the stylings of their life just after the American Revolution, with beautiful colonial and federal furnishings filling out the manor house.


Contact us at Vail Buick GMC if you’re in need of more intriguing sites to visit near Bedford Hills. We’ll be happy to share more of our favorite locations.