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Locust Grove Estate

2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5275
+1 845-454-4500
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5275
+1 845-454-4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited recently for a walk with my wife and was pleasantly surprised by the overall size of this location tucked into the space. Though an easy outting, with regards to hiking, the trails were far from flat and the scenery was beautiful.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although Samuel F. B. Morse once owned & lived at this house, it's the Young family that gave this magnificent treasure to Poughkeepsie. Unlike most mansion tours, visitors get a true experience because 25 rooms can be viewed on the one hour tour. The docents...More

Thank CiCi8742
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I go to Locust Grove in mid-March for an event. The Robert Morse gallery is very good, worth stopping if you are driving on Route 9 and you have half an hour to spend. The art on the walls outside of the main gallery can...More

Thank MikeEcsedy
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love visiting this historic site in Dutchess County in Poughkeepsie, NY. The beautiful grounds and the unique architecture of the site buildings including the gardens and plantings all combine in a feeling, for me, of being in a retreat setting - yet just steps...More

Thank Fay K
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Typical Victorian house with overgrown trees that need trimming to re-open the blocked views of the Hudson River. New visitor center complex with a very good gift shop, reception hall (where you see a movie) and exhibit hall (with very good display of paintings, telegraph...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was a sleeper for us who love to visit mansions in history on the Hudson River. It was large with 25 rooms and has a sweet and full gift shop of fun items of décor, bath and body, books, food, cards, jewelry, kitchenware, etc....More

Thank Judith744
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to walk, lovely gardens and wonderful views of the Hudson River. The visitors center is great, really cool display of Samuel F B Morse original telegraph technology and art. Nice gift shop.

Thank beerloria
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We originally planned to walk around the grounds as it was a gorgeous autumn day but were offered a private tour as we had just missed the normal tour. The staff was so knowledgeable & accommodating! Be sure to visit the gift shop as they...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Enjoyed having a place to walk while working in Poughkeepsie and especially enjoyed the river views. The gardens were done when I visited and I did not take the house tour. Appreciated access to restrooms and the gift shop.

Thank Table42
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Another great Hudson River Valley house tour just south of Poughkeepsie that was home to the Morse and Young family. After leaving the crowded highway, you are transported into another world. They have a large paved parking lot and one of the best visitor’s centers...More

Thank jjctraveler
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Shelley C
Is the Estate available for rental Christmas parties? I would be interested in having a company Chirstmas party in this unique setting. Shelley
13 July 2016|
Response from Shane B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You should call them direct.