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Kykuit: Rockefeller Estate

381 N. Broadway Sleepy Hollow , NY 914-631-8200

Kykuit, which means

Kykuit, which means "lookout" in Dutch, was constructed by John D. Rockefeller and served as a home to four generations of the family. The Sleepy Hollow location is now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. (May 10, 2012) Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

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Transportation, History, Specialized or Other, Historical landmarks, Art

Description:

Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate, is a six-story, 40-room house that was formerly home to generations of Rockefellers. The estate lies adjacent to the Hudson River in Sleepy Hollow and houses garden terraces, ornaments, fountains and Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller's collection of 20th-century artwork. The collection includes work by Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. In the Coach Barn, visitors will find a collection of automobiles and equestrian paraphernalia. Group tours, art walks and demonstrations are available at Kykuit.

Hours:

Mon: 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m.; Tu: Closed; Wed-Sun: 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Minimum age:

Grand Tour: Ages 10+

Parking:

At visitors center at Philipsburg Manor

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