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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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