How Can I Help?

Because Wilderstein is not owned by the state or federal government, our ability to make the mansion, grounds, and collections available to the public depends upon the generosity of individuals such as yourself. Please consider becoming a member today. Wilderstein has an entrepreneurial board of directors and an army of dedicated volunteers who achieve amazing results from every membership dollar.

Please use the below link to become a Wilderstein member online. An acknowledgement letter from Wilderstein and any other applicable items will be sent to your “billing address.”

If you prefer, you may mail a check to: Wilderstein Membership; PO Box 383; Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

For questions about membership, please contact the Wildestein Office at or 845-876-4818.

People enjoying art as members at Wilderstein Historic Site


Individual, Dual/Family: $50, $80

  • Free tour admission.
  • 10% discount on purchases in the Wilderstein Gift Shop.
  • Announcements and invitations to events throughout the year.

Friend of Fala: $150

  • All of the above, plus
  • Set of our NEW signature Wilderstein notecards.
  • Two guest passes for general admission.

Tower: $500

  • All of the above, plus
  • Behind the scenes tour of the Wilderstein mansion including the upper floors and tower (by appointment).

Daisy’s Tea Club: $1,000

  • All of the above, plus
  • Complimentary copy of our signature book “Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy.”
  • Private curator’s tour of the site’s extensive archives and collections (by appointment).

Closest Companion: $2,500+

  • All of the above, plus
  • Copy of “Closest Companion,” the definitive compendium of the letters exchanged by Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley.