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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

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This 54-room mansion could be considered modest for a Vanderbilt.
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119 Vanderbilt Park Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1927
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very historic and enjoyable for all ages. A great place to teach the young ones some history and enjoy the scenery as well as the area.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a tour which was very interesting. The whole surrounding is marvellous and beautiful – a great place to spend time and get to know more about an interesting part of the US history!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank globetrotter4102
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I highly recommend visiting this gilded age mansion in Hyde Park, NY to get an idea of how the superrich lived during the gilded age.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Raymond J
Reviewed 2 December 2018

A tour starts inside the visitor center. Margert -tour guide- first gave a very detailed history of the Vanderbilts & the mansion's construction phase. The visitor center was Frederick & Louise's residence during the mansion's construction. Only the lower floor of the visitor center can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

To be able to visit one of the former Mansions to gain an insight into the wealthy in the late 19th, early 20th centuries was interesting. The house is impressive, even if it is one of many that they had. The view over the Hudson...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Garonne9
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The Mansion is in tip-top shape and fun to explore. It amazed me that people lived such glorious lives and had fortune in money. The grounds are tailored to perfection. Visit and the history from the past.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank heartsandhumor
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is just one of the Vanderbilt Mansions - there are larger ones that are more impressive. Still a visit here gives one an idea of what life was like in the Gilded Age. The furnishings are the originals. What I'll remember of my visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendybeth16
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Our fall visit to mansion was fine but we were not overly impressed. The tour was just fair and the handicapped access was not working. We have visited the Mansions in Rhode Island and the Baltimore and this visit and tour was not as nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KN2026
Reviewed 5 November 2018

My daughter and I visited in October; would like to return in spring when the gardens are in bloom. We used my National Parks Pass and took the first tour of the day. I am a retired teacher with an interest in the Gilded Age...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Short of time, we did a drive through. It's a beautiful property. Wish I could say more about the inside. Definitely make time for a short tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Go2FunFood
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