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Lyndhurst

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Address: 635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
Phone Number: 914-631-4481
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Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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This sprawling estate, built in 1838, is a National Historic Trust site.

This sprawling estate, built in 1838, is a National Historic Trust site.

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Beautiful Grounds, Beautiful House- Worth a Visit!

Lyndhurst is magnificent example of early Gothic Revival style architecture in the United States. It has a rich and interesting history. The house is preserved immaculately and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lyndhurst is magnificent example of early Gothic Revival style architecture in the United States. It has a rich and interesting history. The house is preserved immaculately and throughout the tour you will get to see a real glimpse into the past. Upon entering the estate you have to pay a minimal parking fee which includes entry to the park and... More 

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Tarrytown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A Trust treasure that includes not only a beautiful tour of a historical mansion but with lovely grounds to walk about while enjoying the magnificent Hudson River views it offers. Travel down a winding paved pathway to an additional structure and a breathtaking view -- keep walking and it meets the gate to the Hudson River Walkway if you want... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow what a place to visit, we had an awesome experience while at Lyndhurst. Great staff on the tour, awesome detail in the mansion, truly a great place to visit the past. Plus if you are a Dark Shadows fan, you may recognize the Mansion from the show and the two movies. way cool.

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Thank Dante-Donna
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour of the house with Nathan was great. Each beautiful room was described with personal stories of the former 3 families. The art work, furnishings and ornate ceilings were amazing. The views of the surrounding park with its weeping European Beech trees made you feel you were in the countryside. Worth a visit too is the rose garden where... More 

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Thank Gloria B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked the grounds and the Hudson River walk in the area. Beautiful area. Mansion is amazing and so is the conservatory

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting place from who lived there. A nice location and interesting architecture .A kind of let down after just leaving Kykuit but still worth visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling with dogs so half our group did the hour long guided tour while the other half explored the grounds. The guided tour was full of history and insight and we marveled to hear how entrepreneur industrialist created so much wealth. The grounds were nice. Although perhaps the time of year we found it flat without colour. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had set aside a lot of time to see this estate, as the map shows extensive grounds, a huge conservatory, and a bowling alley aside from the main house. While the main house tour is nice, be advised that it is all there is to see here. The bowling alley is closed, and the conservatory is basically non-existant because... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing what money can buy. Get Robin as your tour guide and you will learn so very much about the house and grounds, the owners and architect, and a hundred years of American history. An excellent way to spend an afternoon

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Hawthorne, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Mansion "Dark Shadows" used ( a vampire soap opera from the early 70s). Grounds lovely, house gorgeous in and out, and worth a visit on a nice day.

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