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Schuyler Mansion

32 Catherine St, Albany, NY 12202-1605
+1 518-434-0834
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Loved getting to see this historic home with Hamilton connections

We really enjoyed the tour - our guide was great at sharing the historic significance of the home... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bethany S
Very Interesting tour of Historic Schuyler Mansion

We had the chance to tour Schuyler Mansion on a recent morning with a group from our active senior... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Latham, New York
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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 history of the home and the Schuyler family that lived there - Philip and Catharine Van Rensselaer Schuyler, and their eight children. Second daughter Elizabeth Schuyler married Alexander Hamilton in the museum's front parlor in 1780. Tours are offered on the hour. Please call in advance of your tour, as pre-scheduled groups and events will alter the tour schedule. Site is CLOSED yearly from October 31st until mid-May, excepting special events.
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32 Catherine St, Albany, NY 12202-1605
+1 518-434-0834
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the tour - our guide was great at sharing the historic significance of the home and stories about the Schuyler and Hamilton families. If you're in Albany and are interested in history/Hamilton, make sure you stop in!

Thank Bethany S
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had the chance to tour Schuyler Mansion on a recent morning with a group from our active senior community. Many of us had visited the mansion in past years, but were anxious to revisit, especially in view of the connection of the mansion to...More

3  Thank GramnPop2abe
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Really enjoyed our tour - guide was very knowledgeable. House shows it's age but is undergoing slow restorations and can't wait to come back and see them. We didn't know they offered "Alexander Hamilton" tours until we got there and it was already full. Definitely...More

2  Thank FloridaTravelBug05
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Schuyler Mansion was the home of Philip Schuyler, a major general in the Revolutionary War and a leading citizen of New York in the colonial and post colonial era. He was also the father in law of Alexander Hamilton, which makes this a must...More

3  Thank sandman621
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the home of Gen. Philip Schuyler, the father-in-law of Alexander Hamilton. You can see "the room where it happened", where Alexander Hamilton married Elizabeth Schuyler, the general's daughter. Great tour of a grand home of Albany, beautifully preserved. The knowledgeable docent gave us...More

5  Thank Chachalaca11
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This mansion was the home of Revolutionary War Major General Philip Schuyler and his family. Many personal items, hats, shoes, sword and furniture is there. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and took his time to explain everything.

1  Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My daughters are huge Hamilton (Broadway play) fans. They loved this tour of an historic home with many connections to Alexander Hamilton. The home was built pre-Revolutionary War and was wonderfully restored. Great guide explained everything well. Definitely best for Hamilton fans, but I loved...More

1  Thank Stewfamily
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We lived in Albany for several years but today for the first time we visited one of the major tourist attractions of Albany: Schuyler mansion. Philip Schuyler was a Revolutionary War general and United States Senator. Alexander Hamilton got married in this house and live...More

2  Thank Anna A
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Went to the Schuyler Mansion recently and because there was no one else there - received a private tour of the house. The tour guide was very knowledgable about the family, the house, and the history of Albany. The house is in good shape for...More

1  Thank guidethrudarkness
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Don't miss the annual open house on Jan 6th each year. Fully costumed actors portray the colonial Schuyler family with many interesting connections fom early Dutch Albany and through the American Revolutionary war period. Very well preserved piece of history by the dedicated Friends of...More

1  Thank napngs
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do you do large tours - our society usually has a bus trip with up to 60 adults, what time do you open ? close? and what is the cost in Sept- Oct is there any place to eat lunch in your area that could serve 60 people at one time.
25 January 2017|
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
Is there parking?
20 January 2017|
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Response from SchuylerMansion | Property representative |
As previous posters have indicated, we do have a parking lot at the entrance to the museum and on street parking is typically available, as well. The walkway and first floor of the house are wheelchair accessible, though the... More