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Historic Cherry Hill

523 1/2 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202-1111
+1 518-434-4791
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Snoozer

well I've been driving by the mansion for years and finally got the opportunity recently at an open... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
madesormeau
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troy new york
A treasure trove of Albany history

Cherry Hill Mansion was owned by a number of generations, all of whom were savers. When Cherry... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Sandy S
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Castleton-on-Hudson, New York, United States
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This 18-century-style mansion (circa 1787), which sits on a wooded hill overlooking the scenic Hudson River, contains a huge collection of antiques, textiles and other historical artifacts.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
12 May 2017
“Snoozer”
21 May 2016
“A treasure trove of Albany history”
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523 1/2 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202-1111
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

well I've been driving by the mansion for years and finally got the opportunity recently at an open house. you walk though the doors into the what i would say was the original kitchen. I asked if it was the original kitchen reply No ....More

Thank madesormeau
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Cherry Hill Mansion was owned by a number of generations, all of whom were savers. When Cherry Hill became a public attraction, the walls were starting to bend because of the weight of collections in the attic. On my first tour of this historic home,...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Although the property is under major renovation, we were fortunate to be guided by the site director who gave us additional insight into the property, the family and the phenomenal amount of archival information that had been collected over 5 generations. To have this amount...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Be prepared to hear more about the restoration process than you expected. That being said, this is probably one of the very few tours that explains in detail what is involved in saving a historic structure. And who knew that the family saved so many...More

1  Thank AKT0707
Reviewed 19 April 2014

First of all, I have to say that yes, it is in a rough part of town. But you don't need to worry about that, because you don't have to go traipsing around through the streets. It is really easy to find and the people...More

2  Thank Killian D
Reviewed 27 December 2012

I visited Cherry Hill while it was under renovations and cant wait to return when it's complete. The history alone is worth the trip. The number of artifacts is incredible! I thank the 5 generations who lived in the home for being horders. So many...More

Thank BellaGinger
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Cherry Hill might be a local attraction but the traditional boring house tour has been given a boost with innovative programming, multi media elements and excellent guides.

2  Thank Tricia S
Reviewed 18 February 2012

The staff does a good job of making up for the state of the house currently. When we last visited, most of the belongings were packed up in preparation for renovations. Staff would describe what used to be in a room, which was a bit...More

1  Thank EJEvo8
Reviewed 26 November 2011

It's supposed to be haunted. We had an unexplained occurence in a room where a murder once took place

2  Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 14 July 2011

The house is currently undergoing a major restoration process and therefore the house tour focuses on the restoration process and why the house needs to be restored. The tour provides a unique opportunity to see a historic house in the middle of a major restoration....More

3  Thank GWTJ75
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