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Various Dates, May 25th - Sept. 24th, 2023

1:30 pm
Please check in at the Welcome Center.

$40- $42 +service fees

Tour ticket holders do not need to purchase a Daily Grounds Pass, as tour tickets include grounds access.
Décor & More Tour: Lyndhurst Families and Their Collections

Why is the mansion decorated the way it is? What is it about the art and furnishings in the mansion that makes this home so important? Join this tour to learn about what the Lyndhurst families collected, how and why they acquired art and decorated their home, and what they did to keep up with the taste of the times. While visiting the two main floors of the mansion you will hear the full history of the three families who called it home.

This 90-minute tour will discuss Lyndhurst’s important collection of paintings, sculptures, furniture, and decorative arts. We will see what wealthy Americans in the 19th and early 20th centuries were collecting and how and why that changed over time.

Highlights include paintings by Rembrandt Peale, William Adolphe Bouguereau, Jean Leon Gerome, Camille Corot, Theodore Rousseau, and Gustave Courbet; sculpture by Horatio Greenough, Erastus Dow Palmer, and John Rogers; windows and lamps by Louis Comfort Tiffany; and furniture by Alexander Jackson Davis, Alexander Roux, George Hunzinger, and the Herter Brothers.

Please present your name at will call or have your tickets available on your smartphone to show to Welcome Center staff when checking in for your tour.

All visitors must have a pre-purchased ticket to enter the Mansion. A limited number of tickets are available for each tour and tickets do sell out. If you are taking a tour, you do NOT need to purchase a Daily Grounds Pass. All ticket purchases are non-refundable.


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Adult: $42

Senior, AAA, Military, and Student: $40

Youth (ages 12-17): $40


Purchase tickets by phone: Call 1(888)718-4253 opt. 1 (additional fees apply to phone orders). 

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Discounts are available to eligible visitors.

Tour Schedule

Please find the tour availability through Showclix when you purchase your tickets.


Lyndhurst welcomes all visitors, but please note that this tour requires the ability to be standing for approximately 90 minutes and climb stairs.

The tour visits two floors of the mansion and only the first floor of the mansion is handicap accessible.

There is no elevator in this historic building.

Not recommended for children under 6 years of age.


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Plan Your Visit

The guided tour will start at the Welcome Center, the brick complex located just past Lyndhurst mansion, where visitors can check-in and visit the Gift Shop. No large bags or backpacks will be permitted in the mansion. Plan to arrive at the Welcome Center 15 minutes prior to your tour start time.


Directions and Parking





Please be advised that there is no air conditioning in the historic mansion. Our Welcome Center and Exhibition Gallery are cooled, but please prepare for the warm weather when visiting us!

Explore Lyndhurst’s 67-acre Estate

Purchase a Daily Grounds Pass to explore Lyndhurst’s majestic Hudson River setting at your own pace.