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Hudson Valley, CT & Beyond Getaways

Kykuit (The Rockefeller Estate) Tour

Through November 13

Thursday-Sunday, Memorial Day, July Fourth, and Labor Day

October only – open six days a week (closed Tuesdays)
Kykuit (The Rockefeller Estate) Tour

The experience

You’ll enjoy a view of time gone by like none you’ve ever seen when you step into this historic world of elegance and opulence. 

The Classic Tour takes you on a guided tour of the magnificent home created in 1909 by philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. You’ll see the main floor of the house, the art galleries, the gardens surrounding the house, and the Coach Barn containing antique carriages and classic automobiles. (This tour is offered throughout the day).

The Visitor Center opens at 9 a.m. and tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis. The last tour of the day is at 3 p.m. weekdays and 4 p.m. weekends. (Due to the popularity of the tour, you must purchase your tour ticket in advance at

The Kykuit tour is not recommended for children under the age of 10. Strollers and backpacks must be checked at the Visitor Center prior to the tour.

For more information, call 914-631-8200 or visit

The deal
  1. Purchase your full-price Kykuit tour ticket(s) in advance online at
  2. Purchase Metro-North rail fare ticket(s) for travel to Tarrytown on the same day that your Kykuit tour tickets are valid for.
  3. When you arrive at the Kykuit visitor center, present your valid Metro-North receipt showing same-day travel to Tarrytown, and receive a $5 per ticket discount credited back to the credit/debit card used to make the Kykuit ticket purchase.

(No cash refunds will be given. The $5 per ticket discount offer is valid for Kykuit tickets purchased by the Metro-North ticket purchaser only. The Metro-North discount cannot be combined with any other offer and is not valid for Historic Hudson Valley or National Trust for Historic Preservation members. The discount is not valid on previous Kykuit ticket purchases.)

Getting there

Take the Hudson Line to Tarrytown Station. From there take a short taxi ride to the Visitor Center (additional $4-$6).

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