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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

519 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1927
+1 877-444-6777
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This 54-room mansion could be considered modest for a Vanderbilt.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
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519 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1927
+1 877-444-6777

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Reviewed 3 days ago

12/2017 - Mansion renovations just about completed. Quiet, beautiful grounds.Beautiful views of the Hudson River. Can have picnics near the river on the lower property. Walking required.

Thank mamNy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please, if you can, make a trip here. The docents are extremely informative. The furnishings are breathtaking. The grounds are amazing. We have been several times. A great value.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though we took this tour on a cold November day in the midst of scaffolding, renovation and covered furnishings...this mansion is a must to visit. Our tour guide was excellent, provided a plethora of awesome information, and gave us time on each floor, to...More

Thank AJfromPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour of the Vanderbilt Mansion was part of a combination package with the Roosevelt Home and Museum and Val-Kill Cottage. Was purchased through the National Park Service website. Our tour guarded was a member of the National Park Rangers. The Mansion was still undergoing...More

Thank Ernest O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

House was under renovation when we visited but this is still a can't miss site. Keep in mind that this is the smallest of the several Vanderbilt mansions built around the country. The first floor lobby is fabulous even with the working materials there. I...More

2  Thank ALoldsters
Reviewed 6 November 2017

the house is under renovations and the furniture has been removed or covered. the grounds are very pretty. it is a national park so use your pass.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We came to the mansion and were a little disappointed that we could not see the whole place because of the reconstruction. It was nice to be able to take photos, just not with a flash. The grounds are beautiful to walk through and the...More

Thank 890lyndaf
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We visited the mansion at the end of October on a rainy day. I was disappointed that the mansion was undergoing a major face lift. Most of the furniture was covered and we were not abel to see the Vanderbilt's bedrooms. What we did view...More

1  Thank Evelyn P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Saw this home from the Hudson while on a cruise. Heard a lot about it and was already familiar with Vanderbilt. House looks amazing and I hope to come back and tour when renovations are complete.

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I travel to the mansion when in the area....It is one of the best places to walk and visit that I know of. The restoration was said to be finished in Oct 2017 But as of a few days ago, it is not. Shame if...More

Thank zencowboy61
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19 November 2017|
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Response from zencowboy61 | Reviewed this property |
I was there a few weeks ago and they were still up
28 February 2017|
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Response from Eugene W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can. We did.
21 December 2016|
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Response from CMKNY | Reviewed this property |
Did you miss those big blue signs that point direct you to "Vanderbilt estate" ? Big arrows? Sorry you were so stressed but you might try say, Google Maps?