Whether strolling through its flower-filled gardens, picnicking under its majestic trees or touring its magnificent mansion, Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park is a very special place. The 50-acre estate is one of just two public gardens in all of the New York State Parks System. A serene respite just blocks away from downtown Canandaigua, Sonnenberg is a gift to the community from Frederick Ferris and Mary Clark Thompson.  Read More  

Covid-19/Spring 2020 Opening Message:

  •   OPEN AS OF MAY 16, 2020
  •   Also open on Memorial Day, May 26,2020
  • Limited Days Open THURSDAY - SUNDAY
  • Limited Hours of Operation 10am - 4pm
  • All Historic Buildings on the Property are CLOSED (Includes Mansion, Greenhouses & Gift shop)
  • Admissions reduced to $5 until Historic Buildings can be opened
  • No Trams will be on site for guest transportation
  • Walking path only
  • Restrooms with limited use
  • Donations Appreciated
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