FAQ

While we try to make our website as informative as possible, we find that other questions come up from time to time.  Here is a sampling of most frequently asked questions about Greenburgh Nature Center and our programs.

 

Visiting

It is my first time here. What can I do?  Our Live Animal Museum and Indoor Exhibits are located in the Manor House. Outdoors, we have a variety of exhibits and trails, including Birds of Prey, Barnyard, Native American Sites, 33 acres of walking trails and a Nature’s Discovery Playground. Please refer to the Visit section of this website for more information.

Do you have a map? You can download a map here. Maps are also available inside the Manor House as well as in several kiosks throughout the grounds, including at the playground and the entrance to the trails across from the Birds of Prey exhibit.

Are you handicap accessible? The Nature Center has handicap parking areas located behind and to the far side of the Manor House. Although we have handicap accessible bathrooms on the main floor, we do not have an elevator and/or handicap accessible entrance to our Live Animal Museum.

Are the trails stroller friendly? The trails and Live Animal Museum are not conducive to strollers. Strollers can be left in main entry area inside the Manor House.

Is there a playground area for children? Yes. Our Nature’s Discovery Playground is designed for children of all ages and abilities to enjoy and is located next to the great lawn. It is also wheelchair and stroller accessible via a path located at our handicapped parking area next to the Manor House.

What is included with admission? Our Live Animal Museum is housed upstairs, including hands-on interactives and knowledgeable volunteers that can help you learn more about these fascinating animals.  Please refer to the Indoor Live Animal Exhibit on the Visit section of this site.

Become a member! All memberships offer free admission to the Manor House and a discount to our Nature Store. Many packages also offer family benefits and discounts to programs and events. You can also feel good that your membership helps support our education programs that reach almost 90,000 people every year!

 

Animals

What animals do you have?  The Nature Center has several dozen animals of all families and species including Birds of Prey, Reptiles, Mammals and more. They are located outdoors and within our Live Animal Museum located on the second floor of the Manor House.

Are you able to accept animal donations, adopt animals, or re-home an animal? The Nature Center is not able to accept wild animals or exotic pets. If you have an animal in need of a forever home, please contact your local animal shelter, animal control or petfinder.com

 

Programs

Do you have Scout programs? Yes. The Nature Center offers programs for scouts throughout the year. We also welcome scouts to apply to complete their special scout requirements here with the assistance of staff members.

What programs do you have for teens? We currently offer a rewarding pre-professional Volunteer Program that teenagers may apply at select times throughout the year.

What programs do you have for adults? We offer many daytime and evening adults program throughout the year. Please refer to our current listings at Adult Programs.