Home for the Holidays

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The lights, trees, magic of a Binghamton tradition.

Home for the Holidays runs from November 18 – January 8. Roberson will be open 7 days a week with extended hours!

Timed ticketing will be in place to ensure social distancing. Please make a reservation in advance. Reservations can be made online or by calling Roberson starting November 11.

Home for the Holidays features hundreds of elaborately decorated trees, dazzling Holiday displays, and the International Forest–a collection of adorned trees and displays that represent the holiday traditions of cultures from around the world. The excitement and magic of Home for the Holidays has made it a community favorite for more than 60 years. If you’re seeking a place to immerse yourself in the wonder of the season, you have arrived.

During Home for the Holidays, Roberson also offers mansion tours and live entertainment. Don’t forget to stop by the Roberson gift shop which offers a variety of toys, art, jewelry and other unique items that make the perfect gift.

For a complete listing of all Home for the Holidays activities, entertainment and more be sure to check out our events calendar!

**Please note that we’ll also be hosting a special members-only opening reception on November 17th.**

Home for the Holidays Hours of Operation
Museum & Mansion

Monday: 11AM – 5PM
Tuesday: 10AM – 5PM
Wednesday: 11AM – 5PM
Thursday: 11AM – 9PM
Friday: 11AM – 9PM
Saturday: 11AM – 5PM
Sunday: 11AM – 5PM

Gift Shop and Visitor Center

Monday – Wednesday: 9AM – 5PM
Thursday & Friday: 9AM – 9PM
Saturday & Sunday: 11AM – 5PM

*Closed after 5PM on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve; Closed Christmas Day &New Year’s Day

Holiday Mansion Tours

When: TBD

The spirit of the season is filling the Roberson Mansion. Take walk into the past through this beautifully decorated Gilded Age mansion, and learn about the first and only family that resided here: Alonzo and Margaret Roberson. Explore holiday traditions and much more.

Tours are limited to 10 people and are first-come, first-serve. Tours are included in the price of admission.

Santa’s Craftshop

When: TBD

Enter Santa’s Craftshop where kids of all ages can participate in making a holiday craft celebrating the cultures and traditions that embody this season.

Come to our activity lab on the second floor and learn something new about the holidays through a hands-on activity.

Experience The Magic

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Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.