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Lyndhurst

635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
+1 914-631-4481
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Lyndhurst Mansion Christmas Tour

Very beautiful mansion & tour. The grounds were breathtaking. We recommend this tour , especially... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pattibonczkowski
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Wallington, New Jersey
History, Theater, and Beautiful Vistas

This is a wonderful place for the entire family or just on your own! Theatrical presentations at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Betsy S
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Emerson, New Jersey
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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 and a comprehensive collection of original decorative arts. Its noteworthy occupants included: former New York City mayor William Paulding, merchant George Merritt, and railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Lyndhurst is a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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  • Terrible1%
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635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very beautiful mansion & tour. The grounds were breathtaking. We recommend this tour , especially during Christmas time. Christmas or not, it's gorgeous.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for the entire family or just on your own! Theatrical presentations at the Castle offer a different glimpse into the Castle than a traditional tour, so I would recommend going to one of those, too! That being said, the tour...More

Thank Betsy S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We so much enjoyed the tour of the Lyndhurst castle. It is fantastic. Our tourguide was great. He knew so many vool storues and gave us time to explore the house. It was really cool. The price is totally okay. We had the Holiday tour...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Our guide, Jim, gave such an informative, interesting tour of the mansion. You came away feeling you really got to know a lot about the people who had lived there! Every room was breathtaking in furnishings and decorations for Christmas! This was a perfect time...More

1  Thank MaryEllen22
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A beautiful home from another era! Visited on a very snowy Saturday afternoon, hope to return in the Spring to see the rest of the property.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Lady Anna Gould, who lived as a child in the house and moved back there from France during WW2 was the person in which they based Lady Cora on Downton Abbey. The House is a Gothic Home, each room is magnificent from the floors to...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Having been to Lyndhurst several times, I can truly say it is worth the trip. I did a tour in December 2016, and have since returned three times for plays performed right inside the mansion. It is a wonderful experience. I highly recommend it to...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing I️ went with my girl and we had an amazing time . Great scenery and a lot of fun things to see. Very nice area as well

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

WOW... The Mansion was decorated to the 9’s for the Holidays. Our first visit and we loved every minute of it. The guides were amazing and answered all our questions. There was also a small craft fair that day to top it off.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

After a full night at the Blue Hill Farm, we walked to Lyndhurst from our hotel. Beautiful grounds and buildings. Our guide was very informative and fun to be with. Well worth the time and money. It was too bad that Washington Irving's and Rockefeller's...More

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ItsOnlyMyOpinionNow
30 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!
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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.
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HappyJW76
8 August 2017|
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Response from Katy L | Reviewed this property |
I've honestly never been to Kykuit but Lyndhurst history Acritetcture and land is absolutey amazing and very affordable!
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