Rockefeller Estate

Local nameRockefeller Estate
LocationSleepy Hollow, New York, United States

Kykuit, known also as the John D. Rockefeller Estate, is a 40-room historic house museum in Pocantico Hills, a hamlet in the town of Mount Pleasant, New York. The house was built for oil tycoon, capitalist, and Rockefeller family patriarch John D. Rockefeller. Conceived largely by his son, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and enriched by the art collection of the third-generation scion, Governor of New York, and Vice President of the United States, Nelson Rockefeller, it was home to four generations of the family. The house is a National Historic Landmark owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and tours are given by Historic Hudson Valley.

Kykuit, derived from the Dutch word Kijkuit meaning "lookout", is situated on the highest point in Pocantico Hills, overlooking the Hudson River at Tappan Zee. Located near Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, it has a view of the New York City skyline 25 miles to the south.

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Phone +1 914 631 8200

Address 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, USA

Coordinates 41°5'24.094" N -73°51'42.916" E

Tours and activities: Rockefeller Estate

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