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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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A Step Back in Time

Nestled within the largest park in NYC, Pelham Bay Park, the Bartow-Pell Mansion & Museum is a... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
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Historic Home- a Museum in the Bronx

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is a great place to visit for concerts, art shows, performances, and... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, with its splendid Greek Revival interiors, is tucked away in a lovely, quiet corner of Pelham Bay Park - an area that was once home to more than 20 elegant country estates. As the only grand country house still in...more
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895 Shore Rd, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY 10464-1030
+1 718-885-1461
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Nestled within the largest park in NYC, Pelham Bay Park, the Bartow-Pell Mansion & Museum is a hidden gem. Built in 1842, this grand old house’s plain cut stone exterior doesn’t betray the elegant Greek Revival interior that awaits visitors. Upon entering the spacious reception...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is a great place to visit for concerts, art shows, performances, and walking tours. The various historical societies located in the Bronx and Southern Westchester County do presentations and lectures on a regular basis. It is a really great place to study...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

This ia a mansion with some good hiking behind it. Historic , with some interesting tours and activities and not expensive at all. Hiking there is free.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Originally owned by Robert and Maria Bartow the house dates back to 1654. The current house was built between 1836 and 1842. Ownership of the house passed between the Bartow and Pell families until it was finally sold to the City of New York in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank John R
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had never visited or heard of the Bart-Pell Mansion until our friends found out about it - so we included in our visit to the Bronx. When we got there it was closed due to preparation for Halloween - even though it was regular...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank riny
Reviewed 19 September 2018

went with 2 other couples and we all agreed that it was a worthwhile trip. the mansion is relatively small but the docent was knowledgeable and personable and made the hour long tour very enjoyable. there are 3 levels of the mansion that are accessible...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mabellnyc
Reviewed 30 August 2018

A friend and I spent a lovely two hours exploring the grounds and taking a tour of the mansion and carriage house. Our tour guide gave a wonderful took about the owners of the mansion and a bit of history about early Pelham Bay.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Harriet M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I love this mansion and the area I typically enjoy the trails which are amazing but stay on the trail. Also the teepee is very nice and the trail that is directly next to it is the easiest trail, they don't have signs depicting the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Eblin A
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I love this beautiful place, every month I go with a group of friends to visit see the place. The mansion has a small museum and big surrounding full of trees and flowers during the spring and summer. Every month they have activities going on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank lydiar770
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Easily accessible from I-95 and the Hutchinson River Parkway, Bartow-Pell Mansion has a very fine collection of decorative arts and furniture, including examples by the greatest cabinetmakers in the United States in the 1st half of the 19th century, Duncan Phyfe and Charles-Honore Lannuier. Though...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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