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Schuyler Mansion

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Calling all Hamilfans!

We came to Albany specifically for this museum. Normally closed on Mondays but we called and it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mr D
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United States
What a Lovely Home - Great historic pieces and family history-including Hamilton

I was caught off guard at the beautiful interior - the wall covering was unique, the spindles on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bonnie H
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Built before the American Revolution, the elegant home of General Philip Schuyler is one of the most outstanding examples of pre-war architecture. During the season, experience a guided-tour of the home from knowledgeable staff who will tell you the...more
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32 Catherine St, Albany, NY 12202-1605
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Albany specifically for this museum. Normally closed on Mondays but we called and it was open for Labor Day. Ian was a great tour guide. Lots to learn and see. And as Hamilfans, one more place he had ties to that we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was caught off guard at the beautiful interior - the wall covering was unique, the spindles on the stairs and the authentic furniture pieces from the Schuyler family. Pictures were allowed - the rooms had wonderful light from the windows. You could ll but...More

1  Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice house museum, a lot of original furnishings. It was so cool to think that I was walking where such famous people from Revolutionary War had once been. Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton of course since he married a daughter, and others....More

1  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great little history lesson of the area. The tour guide was delightful, and she had quite a bit of knowledge of the family. Her stories added to the tour of a very nicely displayed historical site

1  Thank cbthies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family was staying local so we decided to visit the Mansion prior to leaving the area. Yes, we all know that Alexander Hamilton married into the Schuyler family, but I didn't know how important the family was to NY and how innovative Philip was....More

2  Thank Jrd P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This important site has lots to tell, and signs and a neat interactive video in the visitors' center do a good job conveying the rich history of the mansion. Unfortunately, we had a guide who really detracted from our experience. She frequently stopped in mid-story,...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

The home is lovely and a national historic landmark (and admission is inexpensive). Obviously, with the success of the Broadway play "Hamilton" this house has become more popular (as Eliza Schuyler grew up in the house and she married Alexander Hamilton in one of its...More

Thank PLK608
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Our guide gave a pretty unvarnished view of Phillip Schuyler, part of the 1% of his day, and how he made his money. I appreciated that the guide didn't gloss over the unsavory business dealings, and was willing to answer any questions. Wish I could...More

1  Thank princetonarea
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This was like stepping back in history. We learned that not only did a founder of our country and our monetary system experience a significant life event here but also that the owner and proprietor was also a war hero. Great place which is hidden...More

3  Thank Terry T
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We have heard about Schuyler Mansion and glad to make the visit, It happen to be a very slow day so we were the only tourist to take a tour of the house. Can't get over the size of the rooms and the tour guide...More

2  Thank Vermontsteve
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Brenda S
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Vermontsteve | Reviewed this property |
There should be plenty of room to park. Be sure to use your GPS because it is off of the beaten path. We did not bring our RV on this trip so I know there are room. If your RV is a 28 footer or longer (trailer type) there... More
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mareliz65
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Carleen E | Reviewed this property |
Open 9 to 8 pm Monday to Friday
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KarenMDay123
January 25, 2017|
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Response from SchuylerMansion | Property representative |
Due to limited space inside the historic home, we can accommodate a maximum of 11 people per tour. With prearrangement, we can accommodate 3 of these groups at once, meaning we can take a group of approximately 30 people... More
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