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Lyndhurst

635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
+1 914-631-4481
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great place to go back in time

Lyndhurst is a beautiful mansion in Tarrytown NY that is beautifully kept and is interesting to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LouLou324
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New York
Hudson Valley Gem

This mansion along the Hudson Valley is just a short train ride from NYC. The mansion and its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda469
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Tarrytown, New York
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Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, its architectural brilliance is complemented by the park-like landscape of the estate and a comprehensive collection of original decorative arts. Its noteworthy occupants included: former New York City mayor William Paulding, merchant George Merritt, and railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Lyndhurst is a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
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+1 914-631-4481
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lyndhurst is a beautiful mansion in Tarrytown NY that is beautifully kept and is interesting to visit. One of the things I like most is when a local theatre group performs plays there and uses the actual rooms as backdrops for the scenes. The audience...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mansion along the Hudson Valley is just a short train ride from NYC. The mansion and its grounds are host to house tours, special events and the June blooming of the rose gardens. The mansion is decorated for the Christmas holiday, and your tour...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Very beautiful mansion & tour. The grounds were breathtaking. We recommend this tour , especially during Christmas time. Christmas or not, it's gorgeous.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a wonderful place for the entire family or just on your own! Theatrical presentations at the Castle offer a different glimpse into the Castle than a traditional tour, so I would recommend going to one of those, too! That being said, the tour...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We so much enjoyed the tour of the Lyndhurst castle. It is fantastic. Our tourguide was great. He knew so many vool storues and gave us time to explore the house. It was really cool. The price is totally okay. We had the Holiday tour...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Our guide, Jim, gave such an informative, interesting tour of the mansion. You came away feeling you really got to know a lot about the people who had lived there! Every room was breathtaking in furnishings and decorations for Christmas! This was a perfect time...More

1  Thank MaryEllen22
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A beautiful home from another era! Visited on a very snowy Saturday afternoon, hope to return in the Spring to see the rest of the property.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Lady Anna Gould, who lived as a child in the house and moved back there from France during WW2 was the person in which they based Lady Cora on Downton Abbey. The House is a Gothic Home, each room is magnificent from the floors to...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Having been to Lyndhurst several times, I can truly say it is worth the trip. I did a tour in December 2016, and have since returned three times for plays performed right inside the mansion. It is a wonderful experience. I highly recommend it to...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing I️ went with my girl and we had an amazing time . Great scenery and a lot of fun things to see. Very nice area as well

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ItsOnlyMyOpinionNow
29 December 2017|
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Response from Nicole C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have RV spots. They are not the closest spots, but then you get to see more of the beautiful grounds!
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Carol T
9 September 2017|
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Response from whiskey3pa | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you can. there are 2 separate fees for the property. one is a grounds admission, which gets credited towards the house tour, if you take it.
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HappyJW76
8 August 2017|
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Response from Katy L | Reviewed this property |
I've honestly never been to Kykuit but Lyndhurst history Acritetcture and land is absolutey amazing and very affordable!
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