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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 - 16:00
Open today: 12:00 - 16:00
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Visual way of learning about the past.

A friend and I spent a lovely two hours exploring the grounds and taking a tour of the mansion and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harriet M
Rockland County,NY
Magnificent area

I love this mansion and the area I typically enjoy the trails which are amazing but stay on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eblin A
via mobile
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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, with its splendid Greek Revival interiors, is tucked away in a lovely, quiet corner of Pelham Bay Park - an area that was once home to more than 20 elegant country estates. As the only grand country house still in...more
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895 Shore Rd, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY 10464-1030
+1 718-885-1461
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I spent a lovely two hours exploring the grounds and taking a tour of the mansion and carriage house. Our tour guide gave a wonderful took about the owners of the mansion and a bit of history about early Pelham Bay.

Thank Harriet M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this mansion and the area I typically enjoy the trails which are amazing but stay on the trail. Also the teepee is very nice and the trail that is directly next to it is the easiest trail, they don't have signs depicting the...More

Thank Eblin A
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I love this beautiful place, every month I go with a group of friends to visit see the place. The mansion has a small museum and big surrounding full of trees and flowers during the spring and summer. Every month they have activities going on...More

1  Thank lydiar770
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Easily accessible from I-95 and the Hutchinson River Parkway, Bartow-Pell Mansion has a very fine collection of decorative arts and furniture, including examples by the greatest cabinetmakers in the United States in the 1st half of the 19th century, Duncan Phyfe and Charles-Honore Lannuier. Though...More

1  Thank Carlie470west
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I went with my family and we all enjoyed the mansion and the grounds & garden. It was interesting to learn about the family and see how they lived.

Thank nikitajosephin1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I don't know how I found out about this place but right by Orchard Beach area in the Bronx. Free admission and parking on the sunny October 2016 Saturday we went. Beautiful mansion with guided tours, guides in period costumes, large pond and sculpture on...More

Thank theresa c
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Tucked away on Pelham Bay, Bartow-Pell is a unique Greek Revival mansion, now a national historic landmark. Led by Stephen, a knowledgeable and charming guide, our tour was an insightful look at the life of the Bartow family in the Bronx during the mid 1800's...More

2  Thank Alix R
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to this mansion and very enjoyable. If you like historic houses then this is for you. You can learn about the history of the residents and their influence on the local place-names and development. The furnishings aren't original and it's...More

1  Thank ajefferson2015
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The guides were very knowledgeable. The rooms were all decorated nicely for the Christmas Holiday. The grounds are well kept.

Thank ronyc709
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This mansion museum is very educational. The gardens are lovely and a complete surprise when you see them. They have wonderful special events

Thank Grillo050270
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