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89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3819
+1 914-591-8763
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The definition of American romanticism

This tour was an unexpected stop for me, but absolutely amazing! I did hear, however, that tours... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole C
Smithtown, New York
via mobile
Wonderful place for day trippers

My cousin and I went on a nice spring day. The house is stunning not in a "great estate" way but in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3819
+1 914-591-8763
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This tour was an unexpected stop for me, but absolutely amazing! I did hear, however, that tours usually fill up quite quickly and sell out so I would try to get your tickets ahead of time. This tour is of Washington Irving’s Home right on...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My cousin and I went on a nice spring day. The house is stunning not in a "great estate" way but in a lovely beautiful special way. The setting is lovely right on the Hudson River. The grounds are very picturesque and you can begin...More

1  Thank nuala102016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pleasant drive up to Sunnyside, the home of Washington Irving in Tarrytown NY. The signs approaching are well marked and there is adequate parking. We had to get tickets on line ahead of time choosing which tour to take. We arrived more...More

2  Thank LLiv-NewJersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful home and property. Uncle Wash added onto a modest cottage and made a fascinating home with hot and cold running water in the mid 1800's!!! This estate is delightful to tour and wander around. They re-decorate the house seasonally according...More

1  Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We took a tour of Sunnyside to see the house of Washington Irving, but we learned a lot about him and his life. When you take the tour you find out how the house began and how it grew over the years. It was also...More

1  Thank erodrig26
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We enjoyed our visit. This is in a very lovely location on the Hudson River and it was very interesting to learn more about Irving and his life and accomplishments. Brigitte, our tour guide, was charming and enhanced our visit. The house was very unexpected...More

1  Thank mcmc1225
Reviewed 1 August 2017

A must-see site for history and literary buffs. Even if you aren't familiar with Irving, his house is worth visiting. The house itself is interesting as a idiosyncratic example of the Romantic Era and the interior is largely filled with items original to Irving. The...More

1  Thank Zach F
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was a wonderful visit. The Gift Shop has many clever books, cards, and memorabilia which will make great holiday gifts. The tour guides dress in period attire. They provide an excellent explanation of the grounds, focusing on many historical and literary details. The grounds...More

1  Thank pasajera2015
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I absolutely loved visiting Sunnyside! I was familiar with the stories that Washington Irving wrote, but never read up on his life story. Our tour guide was very informative, and I learned so much about Mr. Irving's life and the history behind Sunnyside. I would...More

1  Thank Traveler2102
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We went on a 4 pm late tour and there were only two of us but it was still very interesting and the breeze was coming in over the river for a lovely afternoon. Our guide was dressed in period hoop skirt and very knowledgeable...More

Thank Lisa S
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5 March 2017|
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Response from lather66 | Reviewed this property |
This place closed long ago.
Annette L
27 September 2016|
Response from Lou L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, tickets can be purchased online through the historic Hudson valley website. Go to the historic Hudson valley website, whose address can't be posted for some reason, and look for tickets on the right hand side. Click... More
Sellyna D
27 September 2015|
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Response from Jack-the-Knife09 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Samantha, There is limited access to the grounds without a ticket. You really can't get much further than the parking lot and the walk to the office. Lyndhurst on the other hand, right next door allows full access to the... More