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So much to see and a scenic view, too!

Visited with America by Rail tour group in October 2017. The trees and view of the mountain in... read more

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Brooksville, Florida
Stunning views

This is a very beautiful place and worth a visit--particularly the views from the garden. Places... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Briarcliff Manor, New York, United States
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Historic home of Robert Lincoln, only child of President and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood. The estate has beautiful gardens, restored 1903 wooden Pullman palace car, goat farm and cheesemaking facility, 12+ miles of walking trails...more
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1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited with America by Rail tour group in October 2017. The trees and view of the mountain in fall foliage was spectacular! The rail car is lavish inside as well as the mansion. There is a large formal garden and observatory in the back of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very beautiful place and worth a visit--particularly the views from the garden. Places to walk and staff very helpful.

Thank FredSiegel
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hildene is such a wonderful place to visit. Our family loved the history and viewing the Lincoln family artifacts. The grounds are kept absolutely beautiful and the views of the Green Mtns are stunning. Make sure to visit the train on the grounds and read...More

Thank Suni33
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow wow wow. Just gorgeous with such a dramatic backdrop for weddings. Love the history of the home. Plus, the organ pipes in the stairwell .... wow. Truly a place to see.

Thank wvappaloosa
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent about 3 and a half hours here and we were busy the whole time. Hildene is so much more than a historical house and gardens. Everything was pristine. The volunteers who work here are so friendly. The working goat farm was incredibly interesting and...More

Thank dutchgirl185
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent over 4 delightful hours touring Hildene. We started by watching the 2 movies in the welcome center. We really enjoyed the introduction to the home and the ability to look around at your own pace. We enjoyed walking to the Pullman, goat farm...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I couldn’t make it until later in the afternoon, and sure wish we had more time! The views are breathtaking, and seeing the museum pieces was worth admission alone. The volunteers and employees were so nice, and answered any questions we had,...More

Thank Erika J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular place where you can spend a few hours looking at the house, the grounds, the restored Pullman car and more. Admission includes motorized cart travel to the old airstrip, school and farm animal area including Alpacas. Well worth the admission.

Thank davidhale22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hildene "Summer Cottage" home of the Robert Lincoln Family (President Abraham Lincoln's oldest son) is a treasure and a special look into the past of early post Civil War America. The grounds are well maintained and the tour staff is very knowledgeable and helpful....More

Thank DrJohnTacoma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hildene, Robert Todd Lincoln’s home is a beautiful site to see. The docents know the history and are eager to share their breadth of knowledge. They even told our children how to duck down to make it appear President Lincoln’s hat is on their...More

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2 July 2018|
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Response from C B | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but based on answers below I don’t think it would be an issue - tables around the welcome area outside and also lots of trails where you could stop by a bench and sit and eat if you wanted to. You could always... More
21 June 2018|
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Response from Barbara W | Reviewed this property |
No served food. Beverages and snack items were for sale in the Welcome Center.
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12 May 2018|
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I don’t believe so.