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Nice walk

This is a very nice walk with beautiful building and very nice architecture. I enjoyed the tour... read more

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Architectural Wonder!

If you enjoy nature, historical architecture and preservation, or are a fan of Louis Tiffany, then... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, its architectural brilliance is complemented by the park-like landscape of the estate...more
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635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice walk with beautiful building and very nice architecture. I enjoyed the tour and April’s recommend it highly.

Thank shpitid
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you enjoy nature, historical architecture and preservation, or are a fan of Louis Tiffany, then Lyndhurst mansion is a must see! I was very fortunate to be able to visit the mansion on a warm, sunny day. The grounds are huge and beautiful. Next,...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent Labor Day weekend visiting several Hudson River Valley sites, including this one (and Kykuit--see separate review) on our final day. It was easy to get to (and was a convenient stop before we got on the Tappan Zee Bridge to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Aliana, did a great job conveying information about the house and the families who lived there. She provided the perfect balance of being informative without talking too much. It was fascinating to see all the original furnishings, including the photos from the family...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visit NYC each summer but have never ventured outside of the city. As such, we decided to take the Metro North train for a day trip to Tarrytown, only a 45 minute train ride from Grand Central Station. Lyndhurst was our...More

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Maura B, Public Relations Manager at Lyndhurst, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you could visit. Thank you for your kind words about our trusted guides. We will pass this along.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The docent was overly impressed with this dated living quarters 'country estate' of formerly wealthy landowners and business tycoons who build places which dot the outside the 'big city' regions where most people now scrape by on meager living. You pay ten bucks at the...More

1  Thank HikingTom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Tarrytown to explore. Today we went to Lyndhurst. It is a beautiful estate and lovely grounds. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for Halloween and went to the Murder Mystery that they were holding. It was set up like Clue and we were able to see different rooms of the house and explore the grounds. The show was entertaining and the house was great!

Thank smitchell95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the best of the mansion type places we have visited. The history and stories regarding the various owners were great and the house and grounds were different. Before the tour we saw a 13 minute film explaining the history of the...More

Thank JerryF18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The possibilities of easy day trips from New York City are inexhaustible. This past weekend we enjoyed one of the easiest and the best: the Lyndhurst mansion in Tarrytown, a trip which is simple either by car or train. The only way to tour this...More

3  Thank MayLehmannNYC
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11 May 2018|
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Response from pattibonczkowski | Reviewed this property |
May through September Thursday through Monday • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Classic Mansion Tours on the hour, last tour at 4:00 pm Backstairs Tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 am CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays
29 December 2017|
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Response from Nicole C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have RV spots. They are not the closest spots, but then you get to see more of the beautiful grounds!
Carol T
9 September 2017|
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Response from whiskey3pa | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you can. there are 2 separate fees for the property. one is a grounds admission, which gets credited towards the house tour, if you take it.