Visiting the Old Dutch Church

Visiting the Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground

The Burying Ground is open to visitors until 4:30pm daily.

Organized tour groups must receive permission from the Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns to tour the Burying Ground (contact via The email must include: the name of the organizer, contact information for the organizer and tour leader, the date and time of the prospective visit, and the number of people in the group. The group must have approval prior to coming to the Burying Ground. If the group wishes to see the grave of Washington Irving, they must contact Sleepy Hollow Cemetery to make arrangements.  Please note that tour buses are not permitted in the parking lot without the express permission of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

The Old Dutch Church is open for visitors starting early May through Oct, weather permitting, from 12pm to 2pm on Saturdays. Given the absence of air-conditioning in our Historic Landmark building, conditions may not always permit staffing the church.

Sunday Worship is held at the Old Dutch Church from June 30 through Labor Day. Visitors who would like to take pictures or speak with a docent may be able to visit for a bit after the Sunday 10:30 am service.

Descendants of families buried in the Old Dutch Burying Ground are urged to contact the office before their visit if they have questions about their ancestors. Any research requests are handled by volunteers on their own schedules. Additional information may be obtained at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery office during regular business hours.

Donations are always appreciated and go directly toward the preservation of this historic structure.

The Burying ground is open daily until 4:30pm. 



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