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Kykuit

381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591-1806
+1 914-366-6900
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Lovely castle tour with a view

Had a nice tour of Kykuit with so many photo opportunities. Loved the tour and would go back and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Trisha W
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Howell, New Jersey
A Place of Many Treasures

I was impressed with the massive art collection, and interior and landscape design. Very grateful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate L
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Montclair, New Jersey
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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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+1 914-366-6900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a nice tour of Kykuit with so many photo opportunities. Loved the tour and would go back and do the longer tour. Well worth it.

Thank Trisha W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was impressed with the massive art collection, and interior and landscape design. Very grateful it is maintained for public viewing! We did the classic tour and it was beyond sufficient for a first time visit. The tour moves very slow so be prepared to...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rich or Poor its Good to have Money. The Rockefeller family spared no expense in their home in the country. Whether you are there to see the landscaping, the architecture, the interior decor, the sculpture or the art work you will not be disappointed -...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful retired gentleman as a tour guide. He was patient with all questions and certainly knew everything about the estate inside and out. Though the inside is magnificent, we enjoyed the gardens more.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for the 2nd time to John D Rockefeller's estate, Kykuit. As the docent explained JDR wanted to build a house to a scale where the people living in the house were comfortable. The piece of property is what one would expect from a man...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the 2 1/2 hour tour and the house and artwork is just breathtaking. I've been to some of the houses in Newport, RI and I think the restraint and views of this house make it unique. I would echo what someone else said...More

1  Thank linlan6800
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you are a history buff, an art buff, a mansion buff or just wanting to talk a stroll through history, go visit. Hope you get Pat, who was our tour guide. She was amazing.

Thank C7985NCveronicam
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I took the Kykuit house tour of the home and grounds. I did not expect to see such spectacular views and a Picasso art collection that was so extensive. Our guide, "Merla" was a treasure. She made every room and outdoor view come alive. The...More

Thank Jeanette F
Reviewed 6 November 2017

There are several different tours to choose from. We went with the Classic Tour that shows the main floor of the house, part of the gardens and the coach house. All in all about 2 1/2 hours which includes the short bus ride from the...More

Thank Lumos586
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Saw this estate from afar and it looked magnificent! Would love to go back and tour the house and gardens on my next trip.

Thank Slick5276
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HappyJW76
8 August 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
6 August 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
11 June 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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