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89 Sunnyside Ave, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3819
+1 914-591-8763
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Wonderful Estate and History!

I absolutely loved visiting Sunnyside! I was familiar with the stories that Washington Irving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Lovely house by the river, informative tour

We went on a 4 pm late tour and there were only two of us but it was still very interesting and the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Lisa S
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89 Sunnyside Ave, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3819
+1 914-591-8763
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved visiting Sunnyside! I was familiar with the stories that Washington Irving wrote, but never read up on his life story. Our tour guide was very informative, and I learned so much about Mr. Irving's life and the history behind Sunnyside. I would...More

Thank Traveler2102
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We went on a 4 pm late tour and there were only two of us but it was still very interesting and the breeze was coming in over the river for a lovely afternoon. Our guide was dressed in period hoop skirt and very knowledgeable...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Visited around Holloween weekend. Extra characters were available to show the house and grounds. The location seems almost undisdurbed from the 1850's.

Thank ken f
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A journey back in time to a lovely home of one of America's great authors...the house, located on 10 acres right on the Hudson River, is a picturesque little cottage with small quaint rooms, and with our guide in period dress the house seemed to...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 14 November 2016

True confession: I grew up five miles from Sunnyside and had never visited until yesterday, 50+ years later. But I probably didn't miss many changes as this quaint home seems well anchored in the late 19th century. The tour is great, the docents (in costume)...More

1  Thank Cameron06820
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We came to Sunnyside after visiting brilliant Kykuit, so it isn't likely that it would be over the moon about the simple house. But we did enjoy the visit very much. The house is set along the railroad track and overlooking the Hudson River. It...More

1  Thank tajo123
Reviewed 30 October 2016

VERY PRETTY AND INTERESTING place . Lots of history. Good for any age. The storyteller Bob was excellent.

Thank donna l
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We only toured the grounds because we were not in the area during their open times. Quaint cottage. Again we did not get to see inside or even the gift shop, but wanted to see where Washington Irving lived.

Thank lather66
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Sunny side was very neat. Our tour guide was very awkward and just looked at the floor the entire time. Beautiful grounds, amazing history!

Thank Amandapark
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our visit to Sunnyside. It was fun to learn about Washington Irving. The docents were very knowledgeable and friendly. However, you must be on a tour to visit, and it is a good idea to have a reservation, ESPECIALLY on the...More

Thank Barry L
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6 March 2017|
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Response from lather66 | Reviewed this property |
This place closed long ago.
Annette L
27 September 2016|
Response from Lou L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, tickets can be purchased online through the historic Hudson valley website. Go to the historic Hudson valley website, whose address can't be posted for some reason, and look for tickets on the right hand side. Click... More
Sellyna D
27 September 2015|
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Response from Jack-the-Knife09 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Samantha, There is limited access to the grounds without a ticket. You really can't get much further than the parking lot and the walk to the office. Lyndhurst on the other hand, right next door allows full access to the... More