I visited here in Oct 2016 solo and again in Oct 2017 with a bus tour I was leading. I had a great visit the first time and got to see a lot. We were very disappointed in 2017 that restoration was going on and...More
About Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
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Beautiful Hyde Park estate built by the wealthy Vanderbilts, also known for their beautiful estates in Asheville and Newport, RI. It's been many years since I toured the historic home, but the grounds are free to visit . Lovely landscaping to wander around in -with...More
I'm a National Parks fan and Parks Pass holder. This was one of the best National Historic sites I've ever visited and I've seen most everything in the NYC area and upstate NY area. The tour is excellent and informative.
The tour was very thorough. Our guide aptly handled every question thrown at him. I was a bit disappointed because parts were under construction.
They are nearing the end of a massive restoration of this historic mansion. There is still scaffolding on the outside and all the interior furniture and decorative objects are gathered into the center of rooms and covered in tarps. That notwithstanding the tour was quite...More
The Vanderbilt Mansion is just down the road from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s home and is certainly worth the trip. However, some visitors are going to be disappointed, as most of the furnishings of this Gilded Age building are draped or removed, while the building is...More
We had the opportunity to visit the historical Vanderbilt Manison. Amazing structure unfortunately it was in the middle of a major renovation. Would like to return after renovations are complete. Tour guide did an excellent job.
We didn't tour the mansion due to construction (although we got to the gift shop which has lovely things at reasonable prices!). Instead we walked the grounds. Nice paths, well maintained.