April 2017

Free Tours for Tarrytown Residents

April 14, 2017 - September 22, 2017

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY CLASSIC TOURS ARE FREE FOR TARRYTOWN RESIDENTS WITH PROOF OF RESIDENCE. Lyndhurst mansion offers free classic mansion tour admission to Tarrytown residents from April through September on Thursdays and Fridays. For individual admission, Tarrytown residents may show a valid ID at the Lyndhurst Welcome Center. Local Tarrytown community groups and organizations are also welcome to schedule group tours during the season. Tours are every hour from 10 am to 4 pm Show valid ID or proof of Tarrytown residence ...

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May 2017

$20

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Backstairs Tours

May 6, 2017 - June 25, 2017

If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more. This tour looks exclusively at ‘behind-the-scenes’ areas of the mansion. Come discover how during the Gilded Age and beyond, the staffs at Lyndhurst functioned to provide an efficient and seamless lifestyle for the Merritt and Gould Families!

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Gardening Workshops

May 21 - September 24

Nick Storrs will offer five hands-on horticultural workshops for adults focused cultivating heirloom vegetable and garden varieties that were common during the Lyndhurst time period – 1830-1950. Workshops will run monthly, May – September.  Each workshop runs from 2 pm – 5 pm and will focus on a set of seasonal gardening skills, planning and propagating seeds, to trellising and pruning techniques, to extending the growing season and putting a garden “to bed” for the winter. The overarching goal is to build confidence ...

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June 2017

$16

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Classic Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

June 1 - July 31

Thursday –  Monday Tours on the hour from 10:00 am, the last tour at 4:00 pm Perfect for first-time visitors, the mansion tour lasts approximately one hour. On the mansion tour, you will see the majestic vestibule and entrance hall, reception room, parlor, library, cabinet room, Jay Gould’s private office, and the sumptuous Victorian dining room. The second-floor centers around the Grand Picture Gallery hung with its original and varied collection of European paintings. Impressive Tiffany and La Farge stained glass ...

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Defying Labels: New Roles, New Clothes

June 15 - September 24

© Christie's Images© Christie's ImagesWhen Lyndhurst mounted the couture exhibit Defying Labels: New Roles, New Clothes last year, the exhibit curators never imagined they’d discover new items in private hands that would form the basis of this year’s re-staging. These fateful discoveries will become part of the remounted exhibition, which tells the story of the revolutionary changes in women’s roles from the 1880’s to 1940 as reflected in the clothes of Helen Gould, Edith Kingdon Gould and Anna Gould, Duchess ...

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Rock “N” Rods Automobile Show

June 25

Lyndhurst’s historic grounds will feature a unique range of classic and vintage cars shown by Rock ‘N’ Rods NY. Entry fee is $5 per person and can be credited toward a Mansion Tour. Stop by from 10 am – 3 pm to see these awesome autos!

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July 2017

$20

Backstairs Tours

July 1 - August 27

If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more. This tour looks exclusively at ‘behind-the-scenes’ areas of the mansion. Come discover how during the Gilded Age and beyond, the staffs at Lyndhurst functioned to provide an efficient and seamless lifestyle for the Merritt and Gould Families!

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Sunset Jazz Concerts

July 6 - August 24

Relax on our great lawn and enjoy cool music by hot jazz artists! Grounds open at 4 pm, music starts at 6:00. Free admission, $5 per person parking fee. Canceled by 3 pm if rain. Co-sponsored by Lyndhurst and Jazz Forum Arts. Concert Line-Up 7/6: Rocky Middleton Sextet 7/13: Darrian Douglas Unity Band 7/20: Steve Kroon Latin Jazz Sextet 7/27: DOMI Quartet 8/3: Willie Martinez La Familia Sextet 8/10: Veronica Swift Quartet 8/17: Ayako Shirasaki Quartet 8/24: Bill Warfield & ...

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August 2017

$16

Classic Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

August 3 - September 24

Historic mansion tours last approximately one hour and covers both the first and second floor of the mansion.  Plan to arrive at the Welcome Center 15 minutes prior to your tour. Online ticket sales for tours close at 8am the day of the tour. Only the ground floor of the mansion is wheel chair accessible.  Wheel chair accessible bathrooms are available at the Welcome Center.

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September 2017

$20

Backstairs Tours

September 2 - 24

If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more. This tour looks exclusively at ‘behind-the-scenes’ areas of the mansion. Come discover how during the Gilded Age and beyond, the staffs at Lyndhurst functioned to provide an efficient and seamless lifestyle for the Merritt and Gould Families!

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