635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 631-4481, Groups ext. 104, School Groups ext. 133

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Owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Lyndhurst is one of America's finest Gothic Revival mansions. The 67-acre estate, overlooking the Hudson River, features sweeping lawns accented with shrubs and specimen trees, a rose garden, carriage house, children's playhouse, Rose Cottage, a partially restored greenhouse -- once the largest in America, and, finally, the mansion itself.

An architectural masterpiece, Lyndhurst was home to three families of influential businessmen: William Paulding, former New York City mayor; merchant, George Merritt; and railroad magnate, Jay Gould.

This is a beautiful place to stroll, make photographs, or enjoy the several annual events that take place. Students of architecture, horticulture, landscape design, or the fine arts will find a trip to Lyndhurst well worth while.

Group tours are available for adults, and Lyndhurst is a wonderful resource for Elementary, Secondary, and College School Groups. Seen But Not Heard: The Children of Lyndhurst (grades K thru 5), is a 60 minute program with hands-on activities that focus on the 19th century lifestyle from the viewpoint of the children who grew up at Lyndhurst. Families of Lyndhurst: Evolution of an Estate (grades 6 - 12), explores the architecture and interior furnishings of Lyndhurst to reveal the lives of the families that lived here and how they reflect important movements in American history .

Hours: Guided Mansion Tours available Friday thru Sunday, 10am - 5pm and Monday 12 - 5pm. Last tour departs at 4pm. Public tours are seasonal. Call for schedule. Call before visiting to confirm hours. Open other times, year-round, to groups of ten or more by reservation.
Adults $14.00
Seniors $13.00
Children (6-16) $10.00
Children under 6 FREE
Grounds Admission Fee $5.00 per person. Admission fees may vary for special events.
Groups: Discounts are available for groups of ten or more booked in advance. Call for further details.
Group Reservations: At least 2 weeks in advance.
Lunch: Carriage House Cafe on premises (call for hours). Nearby restaurants.
Handicapped Access: Partial. Call for more information.
Directions: I-87 North to exit 9. Turn left onto Rt. 119 West. Turn left onto Rt. 9 south. Proceed ½ mile to Lyndhurst entrance on right. 30 minutes north of the George Washington Bridge.

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