It was nice to see an American mansion furnished with predominately American furniture and antiques. It felt more like a home than a museum and wasn't overblown like many of the more heralded American "castles." The setting is gorgeous--I recommend taking the garden tram to the house. The galleries are definitely worth a look. My only objection is that the guided house tours were timed too close together. Our guide seemed to rush us through so we wouldn't collide with another tour group.
She seemed irritated if anyone asked too many questions as it might hold up the group. There was a feeling of "get 'em in, get
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