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Lyndhurst Mansion


In Tarrytown, New York, a castle overlooks the Hudson River. This is Lyndhurst, one of America's finest Gothic Revival mansions.

Lyndhurst Mansion Facts 

The house was born as a country villa, designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis. In 1864, the house was purchased by a wealthy merchant, and Davis was commissioned to double the size of the villa. In 1880, the house was bought by railroad tycoon Jay Gould, who added rich stained glass to the house, as well as exotic trees to the grounds.

Lyndhurst's 67-acre estate is as beautiful as the house itself, preserving the classic 19th-century estate design, with its sweeping lawns, calculated views. A restored 1865 carriage house now serves as a visitor's center.

Visitor Information

Opening Hours and Admission:


  • April to 15 through October: Tuesday - Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
    Weekends: 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • November to April 14: On Weekends
  • May to October, lunch is held in the Historic Carriage House.

Admission: $9.00 for adults, $3.00 for children 12-17, children under 12 free.

Lyndhurst Mansion Map&Location

Address: 635 South Broadway; Tarrytown, New York 10591; Lyndhurst is located a half-mile south of the Tappan Zee Bridge on Route 9 in Tarrytown, New York.

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Lyndhurst Mansion Photos

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Photos by Ani Od Chai
Lyndhurst Mansion and grounds
Lyndhurst Mansion facade
Lyndhurst Mansion
Lyndhurst Mansion entrance by Ani Od Chai
Lyndhurst Mansion detail by Andrea