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Morris-Jumel Mansion

65 Jumel Ter, Washington Heights, New York City, NY 10032-5360
+1 212-923-8008
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Manhattan's oldest house, somewhat of an aberration in the modern neighborhood of Washington Heights, served as a command post for George Washington.
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65 Jumel Ter, Washington Heights, New York City, NY 10032-5360
+1 212-923-8008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion itself is interesting and has a great history, but the real draw is the grounds. Set on the highest point in Manhattan and with beautiful gardens and trees, you almost forget you're in New York City. A great visit that gets you far...More

Thank 11jennifer
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This house is the oldest extant single family residential house in Manhattan, having been built in 1765 for a former British Army officer, and afterwards was inherited by Mrs. Jumel. Part of the story here is that Mrs. Jumal, once the richest widow in New...More

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This mansion is always beautiful, no matter how often I wander past on one of my northern Manhattan walks. Lots of history here, and a good bit of exercise in beautiful surroundings.

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a very under-visited historic home in New York. With a great history, beautiful and professionally gardened grounds, and a knowledgeable staff, the Morris-Jumel Mansion is a go-to recommendation to visitors to NYC. Especially for those who want something off the beaten path. I've...More

1  Thank Veraqua
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We love the Hamilton musical and it's interesting to learn about the man. This was stop 2 on our Hamilton tour. There's groups that lead tours to here but we opted to do it on our own. Keep in mid - this entire area (Harlem)...More

1  Thank Mr D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Jumel Mansion is a beautiful historic building in Harlem I am happy to say, it is located just a few blocks from home. A wonderful piece of history and a time capsule. A superb place to visit with very little crowds, it is located...More

1  Thank SunParaMe
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Built in 1765, this wonderful old home is an historical treasure in a well preserved historic neighborhood. As the oldest remaining home in New York, it needs work on the outside to be returned to its original beauty but the inside has been lovingly restored...More

Thank LongIslandMabel
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to check out the Morris-Jumel mansion for some time and finally made the trip. I would heavily advise taking public transportation unless you live close by because parking is very difficult. The house itself is a cool site to see as you're...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had no idea this place existed, but were trying to fill a morning and fancied taking a look at a different part of Manhattan. There was a tiny picture in our guidebook which caught our attention. What a find! I loved the fact that it...More

1  Thank The_Morgan_Family
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is the oldest "colonial" house in New York City (1765). It is in a very interesting neighborhood - you must see Sylvan Terrace. The tour is self guided - 3 floors - not a lot to see but interesting history - including...More

Thank riny
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If you have a NYC metro map, you can find your " home" then your destination and check the subway system and/or the bus. This map proved to be invaluable to me during my nine weeks in NYC; I took it with me whenever I left... More