Fodor's Expert Review Kykuit

Tarrytown Historic Home Fodor's Choice

On a hill surrounded by gardens, stone terraces, and fountains sits the stunning classical-revival mansion that was home to four generations of Rockefellers, one of America's most famous families. From its regal position, Kykuit (pronounced "kie-cut"), which means "lookout" in Dutch, has breathtaking views of the Hudson River. Antiques, ceramics, and famous artworks fill the house, which was finished in 1913; sculptures by Alexander Calder, Constantin Brancusi, Louise Nevelson, and Pablo Picasso adorn the grounds, which encompass 87 acres. You must take a tour to see the estate, which is accessible only by shuttle bus from the visitor center at Philipsburg Manor.

Historic Home Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, New York  10591, USA

914-631–8200

www.hudsonvalley.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $25-$40, Closed Mon.–Wed.

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