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Untermyer Park and Gardens | 945 North Broadway, Yonkers
Website: | Phone: (914) 613-4502 | Cost: $10

Public Docent-led Tours

Sundays, Late April through Late October

11 am – 12:30 pm

$10 per person

This tour highlights the history of the estate from its origin in 1862, through each of its three owners, emphasizing its world famous heyday in the Untermyer years, its dramatic decline after 1940, and the remarkable restoration efforts that have been ongoing from 2011 to the present day. There will be an emphasis on Samuel Untermyer and his wife and their place in early 20th century history as well as discussion of the remarkable architecture of the gardens. There will be some limited discussion of the horticulture but the magnificent plantings will mostly speak for themselves.

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Please join us by the guard booth near the parking lot for a 90 minute tour of the gardens. Reservations are required. Children twelve and under are free. As the tour goes down the steps of the Vista and then back up a woodland path to the Temple of Love, we suggest sturdy shoes. Strollers are not advised for the tours.

Tours will alternately focus on history and gardens. Additionally, our president will lead premium tours one Sunday every month.

Dogs other than service animals are not permitted in the gardens at any time.

Commercial and professional photography requires a permit from the City of Yonkers.

Private tours and lectures can be arranged. Please contact us at to discuss arrangements.


Walled Garden

The Vista

The Color Gardens

The Temple of Love

The Rock and Stream Garden

Rhododendron Walk

The Ruin Garden

The Sundial Garden

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Sunday History Tours at Untermyer Park & Gardens in Yonkers, NY