Lyndhurst opens a major exhibition of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany exploring his origins as a painter in Irvington, NY, his emergence in the Hudson Valley community, his focus on important cultural movements, and his influence as a premiere tastemaker of the Gilded Age.
Gardens, Grounds and Bowling Walking Tour Offered select Sundays at 10:30 AM. Tours in September last two hours. If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more! This challenging one-mile walking tour explores the property’s western landscape covering the Gould era formal Rose garden, greenhouse, rockeries with river views and culminates with a tour inside the 1894 Bowling Pavilion. Please be aware that this tour involves extensive walking on uneven, hilly ground and is not recommended ...
On the mansion tour with a Halloween twist, 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 – all decorated with seasonal trimmings for Halloween. The second-floor centers around the Grand Picture Gallery hung with its original and varied collection of European paintings. The second floor of the mansion is not decorated and visitors can see Lyndhurst’s main rooms in all their traditional splendor.
The popular Scarecrow Invasion leaps into the future with a completely new way to see experience the fall landscape! This year, local sculptor Malcolm MacDougall III fills the roadway with futuristic metal sculptures. The eerie sculptures are a beautiful setting for daytime leaf-peeping, or a mysterious nighttime experience. See the landscape installation backdropped by the always popular Scarecrow Invasion, where kids from local schools design their own scarecrow. The display will give visitors the opportunity to explore areas of the ...
This year’s all-new edition of Jay Ghoul’s House of Curiosities is based on classic mystery stories. It’s 1922, and a group of archeologists has unearthed an Ancient Egyptian tomb – but they barely have time to celebrate their discovery before the diggers each start dropping dead! Your group has arrived at the dig site (Lyndhurst mansion) to help determine the cause of the deaths – is it the Pharaoh’s curse or a cold-blooded killer?
Sherlock Holmes (Tal Aviezer) and Dr. Watson (Mikel Von Brodbeck) are called to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding a baffling death, a menacing doctor with a menagerie of exotic animals, and a desperate client in need of help. Follow them on a trip through Victorian London (played by the inimitable Lyndhurst Mansion), on the trail of this classic mystery. Together with the famous detectives, we’ll move through the Carriage House and rooms on the first floor of the Mansion as we’re drawn deeper into the secrets of the case.
Holiday Opening Weekend No tour needed! Enjoy the decor at your own pace! The mansion is famed for its lavish and elaborate Holiday décor and was listed as one of USA Today’s Top Holiday House Tours, and this is the only weekend that the mansion is open for general admission during the season! Enjoy the holiday decorations at your own pace without a guided tour. Make family memories and take pictures throughout the wonderland of holiday vignettes. Our guides will ...
Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Carol’ recreates Charles Dickens’ own performances of the classic tale that brings the travails of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim alive. Taken from Dickens’ original script, actor Mikel Von Brodbeck plays Charles Dickens and tells the well-loved tale as guests travel throughout main floor of Lyndhurst mansion “meeting” the different spirits and characters.
December 16th at 3 pm Awaken your holiday spirit with a joyous concert from Collective Brass in the Lyndhurst Carriage House. Enjoy seasonal favorites such as selections from the Nutcracker, new arrangements of ancient carols, and even a sing-along! Also, don’t forget, a Christmas concert would not be complete without the Hallelujah Chorus. Ring in the season with this lively arrangement for the whole family. The program will run about 55 minutes. Free reception to follow.