We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
A Visit to Alexander Hamilton’s marriage site

This was like stepping back in history. We learned that not only did a founder of our country and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry T
Albany, New York
Wonderful Historic House

We have heard about Schuyler Mansion and glad to make the visit, It happen to be a very slow day... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Whitehouse, Ohio
Read all 77 reviews
All photos (37)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
Built before the American Revolution, the elegant home of General Philip Schuyler is one of the most outstanding examples of pre-war architecture. During the season, experience a guided-tour of the home from knowledgeable staff who will tell you the...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
32 Catherine St, Albany, NY 12202-1605
+1 518-434-0834
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Albany
Reviews (77)
Filter reviews
75 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsalexander hamiltonrevolutionary warvisitor centerour tour guidehome tourcolonial historyrevolutionary timeswonderful tourlocal historyphilipinformationvisitorsorphanagedutchbelongingsignificancerestoration
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 75 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was like stepping back in history. We learned that not only did a founder of our country and our monetary system experience a significant life event here but also that the owner and proprietor was also a war hero. Great place which is hidden...More

1  Thank Terry T
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We have heard about Schuyler Mansion and glad to make the visit, It happen to be a very slow day so we were the only tourist to take a tour of the house. Can't get over the size of the rooms and the tour guide...More

Thank Vermontsteve
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Anyone interested in the history of colonial and revolutionary America will enjoy visiting this site. A meticulous restoration is being carried out using records of purchases made by Philip Schuyler in furnishing and decorating the original house, so what you see is an accurate representation...More

1  Thank Astrify
Reviewed November 5, 2017

When you're in Albany don't miss the Schuyler Mansion. So much history. Our docent was wonderful. She answered every question we had and then some. My husband tells everyone it was the highlight of our trip - from Norfolk to Saratoga Springs.

Thank Carleen E
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Took the tour that highlighted the sisters. Docent was so detailed. Don't know what the other tours are like. One features Hamilton. You need to,reserve your spot usually in advance.

2  Thank yysuzanne
Reviewed October 1, 2017

It's kind of perfect inside- faithfully restored but not "improved." You get a real sense for what daily life was like inside the mansion. Our tour guide (Ian) was incredibly well-informed. Not only deep knowledge about all aspects of the house, the family and the...More

1  Thank DeeEllThr33
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Reserved a few weeks ahead the 2:00 Saturday tour at the Mansion and glad I did. First, they only had room for 12 and were the day we arrived, visitors kept arriving who wanted to take this tour but were turned away. As the guide...More

1  Thank Maggie P
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Really disappointed with the service here: waited at the desk for 20 minutes to be told we couldn't pay on card. By that point we weren't able to get cash out at an ATM before the tour so really felt let-down. No apologies from member...More

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Our young female guide had brushed up on her history and gave a very nice presentation of the house and the Schuyler family. Having lived in the area for 40+ years, it was a pleasure to see local history presented so well. The Hamilton connection...More

1  Thank John I
Reviewed July 20, 2017

The tour guides are knowledgeable and interesting. The house itself is beautiful, and historically significant. We enjoyed the tour and will be back for the sequel. Work!

Thank Becky P
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
March 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Carleen E | Reviewed this property |
Open 9 to 8 pm Monday to Friday
January 25, 2017|
Response from SchuylerMansion | Property representative |
Due to limited space inside the historic home, we can accommodate a maximum of 11 people per tour. With prearrangement, we can accommodate 3 of these groups at once, meaning we can take a group of approximately 30 people... More