Visiting Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

The cemetery gates are open daily:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM,
Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Tours

You may walk or drive our grounds during visiting hours, daily from 8:30 to 4:30 pm (gates close at 4:30 pm). We provide free maps in literature boxes at both entrances or you may purchase a more detailed map for $5 at the cemetery office during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm, closed major holidays), at the Philipsburg Manor museum shop across the street from the cemetery’s south gate, or the Sleepy Hollow-Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce. Purchase online from www.sleepyhollowgiftsonline.com.

Learn more about how to tour the cemetery.

Things to Do

Take a day or a long weekend and enjoy historic Sleepy Hollow. There’s so much to see and do. Check out our visitors guide to Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown before planning your trip. You can also download and print visitors guides and event calendars from our tours page. You won’t want to miss a thing!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Check our list of frequently asked questions to get quick answers to common questions about visiting the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and surrounding historic sites.

Directions

By Car

From Rockland County, New York, and northern New Jersey:
I87/I287 east to the Tappan Zee Bridge. Exit immediately after Tappan Zee Bridge toll. Turn right at end of exit ramp onto Route 9 north. Travel Route 9 through villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, about 2.6 miles. Cemetery main entrance is on the right side of the highway, about 0.3 mile north of the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow.

From southern Westchester County, New York, and Fairfield County, Connecticut:
I287 west to last exit before the Tappan Zee Bridge (first exit after I87 and I287 merge, this is exit 9 in I87 numbering). Turn left at the traffic light at the end of exit ramp onto Route 119 west. At traffic light at end of Route 119 (about 0.25 mile), turn right onto Route 9 north. Travel Route 9 through villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, about 2.5 miles. Cemetery main entrance is on the right side of the highway, about 0.3 mile north of the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow.

From northern Westchester County:
Route 9 south through Croton, Ossining and Briarcliff Manor. Cemetery main entrance is on the left side of the highway, about 0.3 mile south of the traffic light at Phelps Memorial Hospital.

From Manhattan:
Henry Hudson Parkway north to Saw Mill River Parkway north. Exit to Route 119 west at Elmsford. At traffic light at end of Route 119, turn right onto Route 9 north. Travel Route 9 through villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, about 2.5 miles. Cemetery main entrance is on the right side of the highway, about 0.3 mile north of the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow.

From Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx:
I-87 north (Major Deegan Expressway) to I-287 west (toward Tappan Zee Bridge). After merge with I-287, take Exit 9, Tarrytown. At traffic light at end of ramp turn left onto Route 119 west. At traffic light at end of Route 119 (about 0.25 mile), turn right onto Route 9 north. Travel Route 9 through villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, about 2.5 miles. Cemetery main entrance is on the right side of the highway, about 0.3 mile north of the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow.

Philipse Manor station

Philipse Manor station

By Rail:

From Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, take Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson line to either the Tarrytown or Philipse Manor stations. Taxis are generally available at Tarrytown station’s taxi stand. From Philipse Manor, the cemetery is about a half mile walk.