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Hudson Views

Such a beautiful mansion and gorgeous Hudson river views. I have toured the grounds and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lavida L
Westhampton Beach, New York
Fun tour of the Frederic Church residence

Amazing views and an eclectic moorish influenced house create an interesting hour+ experience. Take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hudson River School painter Frederic E. Church designed Olana, his family home, studio, and estate, as an integrated environment embracing architecture, art, and landscape. Olana, a National Historic Landmark, is an icon of naturalistic landscape...more
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5720 State Route 9g, Hudson, NY 12534-4129
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Reviewed yesterday

After seeing this historic home on "Treasures of NY", we decided to take a trip to see this home built by Frederic Church, member of the Hudson School of Art. The home is perched on top of hill, fabulous views. However, the home is dark...More

Thank moongirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a beautiful mansion and gorgeous Hudson river views. I have toured the grounds and the mansion. I recommend stopping here. The guides were lovely and extremely knowledgeable. I will definitely be back!!

Thank Lavida L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on an overcast afternoon, which was a big mistake. The windows of the already dim rooms are always shaded and much of Church’s art work is in shadows in the corners, beyond the cordoned-off space for visitors. Instead of providing a solidly cohesive narrative/story...More

Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting friends and they brought us here to see the grounds did not do the inside tour. Just walking the grounds and looking at the house is Lovely!!

Thank Rowena K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views and an eclectic moorish influenced house create an interesting hour+ experience. Take the tour and enjoy the art and artifact collection-very interesting and a varied view of beauty in the collected works and items

Thank DavidSta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven’t been here since I was a kid. Not only do you get to see an amazing house and architecture but an art museum as well. Bring your camera because the views from the mountaintop are amazing. This place is great for families, couples,...More

Thank KABM1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to visit this historic site, but learned that the main house requires a ticket, which were sold out when we arrived (buy in advance!). The grounds were free to access and enjoy, though, so we made the most of that. Grounds are very...More

Thank jaylessman88
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have two types of house tours -- one is with a guide, the other is self guided. We took the self guided tour and was disappointed. Even though there were guides stationed in the rooms to answer questions it was hard to ask questions...More

Thank RoverPhiladelphia_PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only do you have the opportunity to see a beautiful property and learn some history of the area, but the view is just wonderful. A must see if you are in the area.

Thank BadgerRetirees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found out about this place by accident. The mansion is beautiful. The location, the architecture, the furnishings were wonderful to see. The house looks just the way it did when Frederick Church lived there. they give a very informative tour. Well worth a visit....More

Thank Ricmar60
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30 October 2016|
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Response from EZReader | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can visit the grounds without booking a tour. The grounds are lovely.
27 August 2016|
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Response from Esther32 | Reviewed this property |
Too far to walk. Not a far ride though
Caroline R
16 July 2016|
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Response from peter k | Reviewed this property |
Yes if on leashes