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Lyndhurst

635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
+1 914-631-4481
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was neat to see the Halloween flair at this time of year. our tour guide was awesome I think his... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christie H
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Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst was such a wonderful place to visit. The fall decorations were absolutely beautiful. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna H
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

was neat to see the Halloween flair at this time of year. our tour guide was awesome I think his name was Ed, he had a cane but was full of energy :) beautiful home and grounds. I got lots of good pictures. the gift...More

Thank Christie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lyndhurst was such a wonderful place to visit. The fall decorations were absolutely beautiful. The tour guide was so knowledgeable and made the tour so nice. The gift shop is very nice also.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The original price for admission (online they add an additional $2) is $18. Because they added Halloween deocrations on the first floor of the mansion they charge an extra $2. I find this ridiculous, since the decorations are distracting and confusing (i want to look...More

Thank GettysburgHalo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were too late to tour the house but grounds are open to all till dark. Wonderful spot to dream on a warm fall day.

Thank william s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped at Lynhurst to stretch my legs and get our of the car after a long drive. While there is an option to take a guided tour of the inside of the mansion, I opted for just the $5 fee to access the grounds....More

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overlooking Hudson River. Furnished with period decor. Has very special periodic presentations of art, music and special events.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sisters and I, along with my 3 month old daughter took a tour of the mansion. The tour is an hour long and gives a nice overview of the history of the mansion, though we wish we were able to see a bit more...More

Thank FSM818
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Lyndhurst on a weekend trip to attend the Renaissance Faire in Tuxedo Park. Our last visit to Lyndhurst was during Halloween last year (2016). What a difference when it's not a holiday. While we truly enjoyed the Mansion during Halloween with all...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit if you're in the area. Make sure to bring good footwear, walking the grounds is where the real attraction is. The house isn't anything too amazing if you've already been spoiled by the Newport mansions, it certainly is nice and has beautiful...More

Thank Anniek1105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just went here for a tour this week and it was gorgeous! I would actually recommend not watching the film before you go on the tour because a lot of the information is repeated, but it was still really cool. Take your time and explore...More

Thank Nicole C
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Carol T
8 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
7 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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Hugh S
9 May 2017|
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Response from CastleBee | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Westchester, NY and took a cab to our hotel - the Doubletree Hilton - which is very nice and within walking distance of Lyndhurst. Hope you have a chance to go there - it is a beautiful house and grounds and... More
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