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Kykuit

381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591-1806
+1 914-366-6900
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I lived nearby for four decades before I visited Kykuit. Wrong!!

We took the short tour, which was just perfect. Knowledgable guide. Learning about the design... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
J David N
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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Rockefeller estate

This is a 2 plus hour tour and worth it. You get a bus at the visitor center to take you to the... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Sandra P
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Grand home and grounds of this former Rockefeller estate offer a marvelous collection of modern sculptures, Chinese and European ceramics, fine furnishings and beautifully landscaped terraces and gardens.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grand tour” (94 reviews)
“classic tour” (124 reviews)
“art collection” (57 reviews)
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381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591-1806
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

We took the short tour, which was just perfect. Knowledgable guide. Learning about the design objectives provided real insight into the thinking of the owners. It was fascinating.

Thank J David N
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a 2 plus hour tour and worth it. You get a bus at the visitor center to take you to the home and gardens. It is very interesting and lovely. The visitors center has an excellent gift shop and bathrooms...

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed October 27, 2017

I got the 'everything' ticket for the grand tour. We had a fabulous guide by the name of Donna who is a bright light. She was very passionate about conveying accurate information about this historic place. Loved the artwork. I came home and ordered a...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

To visit this mansion you can’t go there on your own. First you have to go the the visitor center in Sleepy Hollow where you park and leave your car. Than after purchasing tickets they will tell you what time you need to board a...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed October 24, 2017

I recently took the Landmark Tour at Kykuit, and I loved it! As other reviews have said, there are several tour options. The Landmark one goes inside the house but spends more time out on the grounds, and it lasts a little over 2 hours....More

Thank atljs
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This tour of a property built overlooking the Hudson River by John D Rockefeller in the early 1900s was both enjoyable and informative. Our guide had unique insight, having been a part of the household staff in the 1960s. The tour starts at the Visitor...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We took the "Classic" tour. It was 2-1/2 hours long. There is a lot to see. The house is like a museum. When you are outside, you are not allowed to wonder around on your own, so it is a little difficult to get the...More

1  Thank BobRishel
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Kykuit is the Estate of John D. Rockefeller and Family, and a significant landmark for American History, that really should be a MUST visit, for many reasons. It's SITE, within the Hudson Valley, in the hills above Sleepy Hollow, NY is spectacular as well as...More

1  Thank VicEdee
Reviewed October 17, 2017

There are a few tours to select from when going to this location. Look them up and pick which one is best for you. The house and grounds are pretty great. Our guide was very knowledgeable and it was a very interesting tour. Its like...More

2  Thank Dyana F
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We chose the classic 2 hour tour which concentrates on the the art, sculptures and lower level of the mansion and grounds. Our guide was quite knowledgeable about the estate and the family. It was a rainy, cool, overcast day but it did not deter...More

1  Thank Francine N
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HappyJW76
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Barbara A | Reviewed this property |
oh my gosh, I've been to both but more recently Kykuit. Kykuit is the Rockefeller estate and full of artwork and a lot of history. Lyndhurst is also a 4.5 star attraction.....the Jay Gould estate. If you like art work... More
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Swaraj K
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Jmc5606903 | Reviewed this property |
Part 2 An inadvertent partial answer I'm assuming you're coming from Long Island. You should take a look at Hudson Valley website where you should find soecifianswers about Kykuit , klick the first item and that will... More
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verychoosie
June 10, 2017|
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Response from Jmc5606903 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to do that. You can easily do Kykuit in under four hours including strolling the exterior. We've not done the Stone Barns Center but assume it's doable in about the same frame. You can gain extra time... More
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