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635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
+1 914-631-4481
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This place was amazing I️ went with my girl and we had an amazing time . Great scenery and a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amityville, New York
via mobile
Touring the Mansion at Christmas

WOW... The Mansion was decorated to the 9’s for the Holidays. Our first visit and we loved every... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newburgh, 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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
+1 914-631-4481
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank Jmt0419
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

WOW... The Mansion was decorated to the 9’s for the Holidays. Our first visit and we loved every minute of it. The guides were amazing and answered all our questions. There was also a small craft fair that day to top it off.

1  Thank corinne4616
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a full night at the Blue Hill Farm, we walked to Lyndhurst from our hotel. Beautiful grounds and buildings. Our guide was very informative and fun to be with. Well worth the time and money. It was too bad that Washington Irving's and Rockefeller's...More

Thank billbogey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour and tour guide were full of surprises. Lot of fun and lot of information. Did the Classic Tour which was suggested for first timers. But the grounds look like they are worth another trip.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Lovely house and grounds. Lots of history. Can't imagine living in such a place but in it's day I'm sure it was the envy of many! Lovely art.

1  Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My husband and I had tickets to the Murder Mystery on Sunday, but was cancelled due to weather. Settled for the day tour with decorations on Monday. All was great and fine until my husband had to use the restroom 10 minutes into the tour...More

Thank Ashley G
Maura B, Public Relations Manager at Lyndhurst, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Ashley, We're disappointed to hear that your husband's visit was cut short. During our busy season, it is not always possible to accommodate having guests leave their tours, but our guides should use their discretion in cases like these to make sure our guests...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I went to Jay Ghoul's House of Curiosities this past weekend (Halloween weekend) for the clue murder mystery performance. First off, the mansion is absolutely breathtaking and kept in great condition. All the decorations were beautiful. Second, the actors were awesome! They did a great...More

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in Sleepy Hollow for Halloween, and we're very glad we decided to make Jay Ghouls House of Curiosities a part of our evening. Every year, the event changes, and tickets sell out early. The beautiful old mansion, especially during the...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This estate is kept up so well. The guide and other employees were knowledgeable and you could tell really enjoyed their jobs. I wish I could have been there when the Halloween stuff wasn't up but it's very nice that they keep the 2nd floor...More

1  Thank HappyJW76
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went here just to wal around and enjoy the views on Saturday 10/28. The men working at the entrance were very helpful. This Mansion is beautiful. We didn't tour the interior, but just the exterior is breath taking. The grounds here have a great view...More

Thank Shaun W
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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.
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!
Hugh S
10 May 2017|
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Response from CastleBee | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Westchester, NY and took a cab to our hotel - the Doubletree Hilton - which is very nice and within walking distance of Lyndhurst. Hope you have a chance to go there - it is a beautiful house and grounds and... More