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Address: 29 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10702
Phone Number: 914-965-4027
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Description: Historic home of the Philipse family; today serves as a museum of history...
Historic home of the Philipse family; today serves as a museum of history, art and architecture.
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Great History

Great history behind Philipse Manor. Very educational, I believe a must for every Yonkers resident. Staff are very informative.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Yonkers, New York
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Yonkers, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went when some family visited and wanted to something cultural. Its a nice place and interesting enough and is important to Yonkers history but its not the kind of thing I usually like - others might enjoy it more . The slave exhibition really makes you think.

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a small place but full of history. I enjoyed the visit with my granddaughters. Conveniently located in downtown Yonkers.

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Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great history behind Philipse Manor. Very educational, I believe a must for every Yonkers resident. Staff are very informative.

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Kew Gardens, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

The manor has many fine architectural details. The family had such an indelible mark on New York - it is worth seeing this to understand the development of the lower Hudson. There was a fascinating exhibition on the slave trade - it really put some of the extreme hardships of the slaves into perspective. The carvings on the main mantels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our family went to visit the Kykuit on Columbus Day, and was disappointed to know that tickets had been sold out. We were directed to Philipsburg Manor. Two seniors, one adult, and one child paid $38. Walking towards the manor along the road covered with woodchips, I was not enthusiastic. It turned out to be a pleasant surprise. We passed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was visiting a friend in Yonkers, so we decided to visit Philipse Manor Hall. It would be very difficult to find parking close to the Hall, so, since my friend is handicapped and cannot walk distances, we took the Bee Line bus. The best part about the Hall was the garden. Once a week, this produce is sold at... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Just a short walk from the Yonkers train station, through the newly opened Riverwalk, one finds an authentic 17th-century Dutch farmhouse manor with deep roots to local history. Now a state historical site and a National Historic Landmark, the interior contains period details and numerous portraits by notable American artists.

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I would highly recommend this spot to anyone with children, in particular elementary or middle school aged children. We went in with no expectations and were incredibly surprised and delighted with the exhibit. The city has converted this old manor hall, originally owned by the Philipse who were local landowners and made most of their riches from the slave-trade, into... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This place holds history from the time of slavery. Some of the history may never be told it is hard to capture all the truth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a beautiful house built in the 1600s. It is one of the oldest surviving houses in North America. It is up the street from the historic Yonkers train station and so is easily accessed. The house boasts an original papier-mache Rococo ceiling and original magenta Delft tile. If you are a history lover, it is not to be... More 

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