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Address: 1 Clermont Ave., Germantown, NY 12526
Phone Number: 518-537-4240
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Description: Oldest riverfront estate in the mid-Hudson Valley region.

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Mother's Day Tea

We had a wonderful Mother's Day Tea and tour of the gardens while at Clermont Mansion. We also decided to take a tour of the Mansion. What a great time we had. The food was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Marissa M
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New York
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New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful Mother's Day Tea and tour of the gardens while at Clermont Mansion. We also decided to take a tour of the Mansion. What a great time we had. The food was great and plenty. The tour guides had so much info. Even the garden tour rendered much info. I would highly recommend it! The grounds are... More 

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upstate new york
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love Clermont. The view are gorgeous, the people that work there are so nice. Great house tour. I would recommend taking your friends and family... They also have great events there!

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Saugerties, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

While I have yet to venture inside the Clermont mansion, I have had the joy of 'hiking' the grounds - during the summer, fall and winter months. Each holding its' own beauty and treats. In the summer, basking on the lawn - which overlooks the Hudson River - is stunning. Saugerties is seen to the West, and with it comes... More 

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blue ridge mountains
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189 reviews 189 reviews
25 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Given the reduced off-season hours, we were lucky to get a tour that turned out to be a private one -- which is always special. Jennie knew her stuff, provided us with a lot of information about the Livingstons of Clermont, and answered all of our questions. I had come across the Livingstons and Livingston Manor in my ancestry research... More 

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Philadelphia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
24 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited the Clermont Mansion on a whim and were highly rewarded for our decision. The house looked especially appealing with all of the delightful pre-Halloween decorations. It is steeped in American history. Members of the Livingston family, who lived here, included a drafter of the Declaration of Independence and the Judge who swore in George Washington as first President... More 

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Southern California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
45 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Beautiful grounds and the house is worth seeing due to its age and history. Take time to walk around the grounds. Go early to see the movie before your tour. If you are thinking of a picnic, this is the place. You can walk around the house and grounds for free and catch the view of the river but take... More 

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Batavia, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Livingston family built this amazing estate in 1740 in Clermont which is a French term meaning "clear mountain." Seven generations of Livingston's maintained this beautifully decorated National Historic Landmark. It's view of the Hudson River and Catskills is well-worth viewing. Tours are less than an hour in length and would reveal some valuable historical information. I would highly recommend... More 

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NEW YORK
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My honey took me to this park as part of our "date day". The grounds are huge and the mansion tour is well done. The lady who explains the history and give the tour was very knowledgeable and friendly. However, the grounds are lacking a lot of beauty. There weren't many flowers and it seemed boring. The view of the... More 

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CT
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Went here to walk the grounds. Didn't think the house was open, but was surprised to find it was and we were the only two on the tour. Tour was only $5 and parking this time of year is $5.

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Valley Stream, New York
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5 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This was a great evening. The tour starts with a walk down a garden path lined with carved and lit jack-o-lanterns. You are met at the door to the Clermont mansion by the family’s maid. Various ghosts appear as you walk through the mansion - each from a different era of the home’s history. The tour ends at a wood... More 

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