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Union Church of Pocantico Hills

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Beautiful Windows

We saw a number of Chagall windows during our time in Europe, and these are definitely up there The... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
Hagerstown, Maryland
Pretty little church with the artwork of Matisse and Chagall

Worth a side trip with a cost of $7 per person for entrance to see the large stained glass Rose... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Cheri D
Yardville, New Jersey
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This unassuming country church contains a stained glass window by Henri Matisse and nine windows by Marc Chagall, all commissioned by Nelson A. Rockefeller. The enthralling story of the windows and how they came to be here is the story of...more
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555 Bedford Rd, Route 448, Pocantico Hills, NY 10591-1215
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

We saw a number of Chagall windows during our time in Europe, and these are definitely up there The Matisse window is OK. It just doesn't look very Matisse-y to me, and I generally enjoy his work. Granted, I'm not an art scholar, so it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I don’t know whether they are trying to give you your money’s worth ($7 is a bit steep) but we felt the “ tour/talk” was too long. In fact, we left before it was over. And we love art and especially stained glass. I also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Worth a side trip with a cost of $7 per person for entrance to see the large stained glass Rose Window by Henri Matisse above the altar and the 9 others featured the work of Marc Chagall. Most stunning of Chagall's work is the large...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were told of this church by a local in Tarrytown, just a short drive from downtown. There is an admission fee, but well worth it. The inside of this small stone church contains 1 large Matisse stained glass window called The Rose Window though...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I went to this church woth my family, fhere was 6 of us, so $42. My daughter lost her wallet. We went bavk the next day to check for it and they made her pay $7.00 to go look for her wallet!! I would like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Karen C, Customer Service at Union Church of Pocantico Hills, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

We are concerned to hear that you had this experience at Union Church. We'd like to look into this situation for you -- please contact us at your earliest convenience at info@hudsonvalley.org.

Reviewed September 23, 2018

My whole family was impressed and inspired during the guided tour of professional and passionated guide (with a light British accent). It involves stories on the Rockefeller family and friends, Matisse and Chagall. Stories on religious massages that are presented. We also got education on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Beautiful, fabulous?? Words fail to describe the stained glass windows in this small country church in rural NY State. There is a $7 admission fee per adult but worth every penny. Our guide (and I failed to get her name) was excellent in describing the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

This attractive but outwardly not particularly string small church houses a series of breathtaking stained glass windows by Chagall and Matise. The church was founded by the Rockefeller family and the windows were originally intended to honor various family members who had died. The docent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Randell N
Reviewed July 7, 2018

This small, country church in Pocantico Hills was built by John D. Rockefeller in 1921 and is one of several Rockefeller properties that have enhanced this part of New York State immeasurably. It became a stand-out place to visit due to the Matisse rose window...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

My hisband and I have passed this quint Church countless times alway vowing to come back for a look inside. The other day we stopped by, greeted by a very pleasant docent and treated to a brief but intesting visit into the life of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Beth C
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