Visit the Estate of one of New York's Most Famous FamiliesKykuit, the home of oil tycoon and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, was built in 1913 over several years. This six-story mansion is an overwhelming historic home to visit in Upstate New York, from the amazing architecture throughout the building, to the extensive art collections to the gorgeous sprawling grounds. Among interesting historic houses in Upstate NY, this one is not to be missed.
Several types of tours are available of the house ranging anywhere from one and a half to three hours long. Visitors can see the richly furnished rooms of the house, the terraced gardens and beautiful grounds, the coach barn and the underground art galleries of Nelson Rockefeller which include works by Picasso. Truly an unforgettable place to visit - this mansion is open from Wednesday through Monday, May to November.