Located in the community of Sleepy Hollow, Kykuit was completed in 1913 as the home of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil, and four generations of the Rockefeller family have resided here.
Architect Williams Welles Bosworth is responsible for the creation of the Beaux Arts house and elaborate gardens in the Italian style. Visitors will see interiors designed by Ogden Codman, collections of Chinese and European ceramics, fine furnishings, and galleries of 20th century art.
In addition to the artwork in the main house, the galleries on the ground floor display more than 100 works, and Nelson Rockefeller added 70 sculptures to the gardens. Various tours disclose pieces by Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol, Henry Moore, a collection of Picasso tapestries, and more.
Hours change seasonally.