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A slice of American history.

Permanent and changing exhibits, good for children and adults - this is a great historical home... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2017
hiwaychild
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Westchester County, NY
Oldest standing home in Westchester

This home dates back to the 1600's. Tour guide Robert is excellent. He know so much about the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
susan c
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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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24 May 2017
“Nice historical exhibit. Brings back childhood memories”
23 Feb 2017
“A slice of American history.”
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Historic home of the Philipse family; today serves as a museum of history, art and architecture.
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29 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701-8819
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+1 914-965-4027
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Had a chance to come back here. I've not been here for about 50 years. Nice staff and historian, building is circa 1600s, and has neat architecture and furniture. If you're in this part of the city, worth a visit.

1  Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Permanent and changing exhibits, good for children and adults - this is a great historical home with interesting exhibits.

Thank hiwaychild
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

This home dates back to the 1600's. Tour guide Robert is excellent. He know so much about the history of the house and people and he makes it very interesting. Easy to see his passion for history. New tour is about how the people celebrated...More

Thank susan c
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great place for a visit. It has a lot of history inside. Young children will really be interested in the story behind the building.

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Want some insight on Yonkers? Visit Philipse Manor Hall, it's located in a historic section of Yonkers

1  Thank girlin914
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Frederick Philipse I arrived in New Amsterdam around 1650, married each of two wealthy women, one of whom owned her own ships and ran her family's shipping business including engagement in the slave trade. Beginning in 1672 Frederick and his then wife gradually acquired more...More

Thank marianc95
Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a a historical site. It features a house from the 1800's, and the history of the period. not to much to see, about a half an hour give or take. I really like the statues in front, take the time to read the...More

Thank Richard and Dor... R
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We had been to the Philipse Manor Mill farther north, and were traveling up the slow road along the Hudson north of New York City. We saw this name and stopped. This is the oldest house around, from the 1700's, and has lots of history,...More

1  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went when some family visited and wanted to something cultural. Its a nice place and interesting enough and is important to Yonkers history but its not the kind of thing I usually like - others might enjoy it more . The slave exhibition really...More

Thank Fitchetty
Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a small place but full of history. I enjoyed the visit with my granddaughters. Conveniently located in downtown Yonkers.

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