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Address: 32 Catherine St., Albany, NY 12202
Phone Number: 518-434-0834
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Built before the American Revolution, the elegant home of General Philip...
Built before the American Revolution, the elegant home of General Philip Schuyler is one of the most outstanding examples of pre-war architecture.
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A Lovely Historic Home

This historic home to the wealthy and powerful Schuyler family is a beautiful example of how the upper crust of the area lived in the past. It is lovingly preserved. Try to visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the mansion yesterday and it was great. The guide was very knowledgeable and the house was very interesting. It was worth our time during our short visit to Albany.

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This historic home to the wealthy and powerful Schuyler family is a beautiful example of how the upper crust of the area lived in the past. It is lovingly preserved. Try to visit during the Christmas season when the house is decorated for the holidays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Well-preserved, superb staff, and a wonderful all-round visit. Incredible how the family owned so much of the area and then lost it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

fantastic pre-Revolutionar War mansion owned by one of the colony's leading families. Never very crowded, not well known, but worth the visit for history buffs.

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very nice tour, interesting and informative guide for the tour. Well worth the visit. Wish I had more time to visit other sites she told me about.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The guide was excellent. He was enthused and knowledgable about the history of the family that built the house, the property and the city. He was charged up about history...very refreshing! The house had an interesting story and well preserved. It has been an historical site for 100 years!

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Woking, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I was lucky enough to get a tour all to myself from a very knowledgeable guide. The house is well preserved but it is the information from the guide that makes it come alive.There is an interesting small exhibit in the Visitor centre. Plenty of off street parking.

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The people working this site are very knowledgeable and friendly. Ian actually greeted us in the parking lot. We knew we were early and planned to walk around a little but he let us in the visitor's center early. This mansion is a little chunk of history. The colors of some of the rooms (which have been verified for accuracy)... More 

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was on my to-do list because I'm intrigued by old buildings/houses/mansions, etc. I was not disappointed! It's smaller than I expected, but completely worth the visit if you appreciate historic buildings. The building is quaint and charming, and even though many of the pieces in the home are not original, they've done well with replication. Our tour group was... More 

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have lived in the Albany area for many years, but just visited the Schuyler Mansion this week. As others have noted, we had a private tour of the house as we were the only visitors on a weekday. What that tells me is that the mansion is not well advertised, but it should be. The Schuyler's hosted George and... More 

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Address: 32 Catherine St., Albany, NY 12202
Phone Number: 518-434-0834
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany

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