April 2017

$16

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Classic Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

April 14, 2017 - May 29, 2017

Thursday –  Monday Tours on the hour from 10:00 am, 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 ...

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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. This spring, Lyndhurst mansion will continue to offer free classic mansion tour admission to Tarrytown residents from April through September. The program, which was first introduced in 2016, will be expanded this season to include both 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 ...

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May 2017

$20

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Backstairs Tours

May 6 - June 25

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, 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 ...

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$150

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“Grounds to Celebrate” Spring Gala

June 2, 6:30 PM

We have grounds to celebrate! The restoration of our lower landscape has begun! Join us at 6:30 pm for a casual evening of fun including cocktails on the veranda, jazz in the mansion, classic cars and surprises on the lawn. Enjoy the sunset and buffet dinner with a view of a mansion light display after dark.   Auction items include: Two night stay at the Ocean House in Westerly, RI Riverside picnic soirees at the Lyndhurst Bowling Pavilion Space is ...

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Rose Day

June 4

Presented by the Garden Club of Irvington, the rose garden will be in full bloom to host demonstrations and advice from rose experts from 12 pm to 3 pm. Event is free, $5 per person grounds fee at entrance.

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Tree Climbing Championship

June 10

Watch as arborists compete to climb Lyndhurst’s towering trees and showcase the highest level of professional skills, safety, and innovation in tree climbing and care. 25 competitors will scale Lyndhurst’s trees as a part of the New York State Arborist’s tree climbing competition. A professional arborist will be on site to answer your questions, provide consultation, and general education. A $5 per person fee is charged for parking. Event runs from 9 am to 2 pm. The New York State ...

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$40-$48

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Mansions of the Gilded Age Symposium

June 11

From Tiffany to McKim, Meade and White, this symposium of five speakers concludes with a behind-the-scenes reception in the mansion. Program details below: Schedule 9:00 AM                       Special Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion Optional add-on Executive Director Howard Zar leads a tour through the first and second floor of Lyndhurst mansion exclusively for symposium participants. Purchase a combined symposium and tour ticket and receive half off the regular tour price. 10:00 AM             Fifth Avenue Châteaux: Fifth ...

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Defying Labels: New Roles, New Clothes

June 15 - September 24

This year’s re-staging of Lyndhurst’s special exhibition Defying Labels: New Roles New Clothes includes new additions discovered locally and abroad. The exhibition tells the story of the revolutionary changes in women’s roles from 1880s to 1940 as reflected in the clothes of Helen Gould, Edith Kingdon Gould and Anna Gould, Duchess of Talleyrand, each a relative of railroad baron Jay Gould. With a focus on day wear, the exhibition highlights the development of the design attitudes and vocabulary that are direct precursors ...

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