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89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3819
+1 914-591-8763
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Lyndhurst Mansion is better

The best part of the tour was the guy greeting you before you enter the house. Once inside, it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bethesda, MD
Worth the wait

I have been trying to visit Sunnyside for two years when we visit my son in White Plains. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
West Sunbury, PA
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89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown, NY 10591-3819
+1 914-591-8763
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best part of the tour was the guy greeting you before you enter the house. Once inside, it is very cramped. Though worth seeing to hear about the life of the author, but if pressed for time in the area, can be skipped.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been trying to visit Sunnyside for two years when we visit my son in White Plains. There always seemed to be a problem; either they weren't open on the day I was there or they were having special events over Halloween. I finally...More

1  Thank slsmith87
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting. You must get tickets before. Docents are in period clothes. It was a lovely day so we were able to walk around the grounds which are lovely.

1  Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was a last minute decision for us to take the tour of Sunnyside. Our tour to this historic cottage provided much insight into the world and time of Washington Irving. Our tour guide was fantastic, and even led the tour in period clothing! We...More

1  Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It was very interesting and the tour guides were very knowledgeable. It is the home of Washing Irving and his family. Lots of historical treasures to view. Be warned it is small. The hallways & staircase are narrow, the ceilings are lower and it can...More

Thank DebinNewYork
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

If you like charming and quaint houses with great stories, then Sunnyside is a must-see. Home to the famous 19th century American author, Washington Irvine, this house has visited by many influential historical figures. It maintains a true 19th century’s charm. The artistic and elegant...More

1  Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It's was awesome the weather was perfect the tour was very educational the women dressed in time period clothes were awesome the grounds were perfect the puppet show was very nice book store had great books to purchase had a lovey day at sunnyside

1  Thank sabatellasmom
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Scheduled our timed tour on line and enjoyed. Learned quite a bit about Washington Irving. House is not large but has interesting architectural features. Faces the Hudson River. Very pleasant setting.

1  Thank thebick
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This tour was an unexpected stop for me, but absolutely amazing! I did hear, however, that tours usually fill up quite quickly and sell out so I would try to get your tickets ahead of time. This tour is of Washington Irving’s Home right on...More

1  Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My cousin and I went on a nice spring day. The house is stunning not in a "great estate" way but in a lovely beautiful special way. The setting is lovely right on the Hudson River. The grounds are very picturesque and you can begin...More

2  Thank nuala102016
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6 March 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
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Annette L
27 September 2016|
Response from Lou L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, tickets can be purchased online through the historic Hudson valley website. Go to the historic Hudson valley website, whose address can't be posted for some reason, and look for tickets on the right hand side. Click... More
Sellyna D
27 September 2015|
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Response from Jack-the-Knife09 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Samantha, There is limited access to the grounds without a ticket. You really can't get much further than the parking lot and the walk to the office. Lyndhurst on the other hand, right next door allows full access to the... More