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Bartow-Pell Mansion

The Bartow-Pell Mansion is a museum located in Pelham Bay Park in The Bronx. The house itself was built in 1842. The Bartow-Pell estate's long history began in 1654 when Thomas Pell, an English doctor from Connecticut, bought the land from the Siwanoy Indians as part of a nearly 50,000-acre tract. In 1836, after several owners bought the land, Robert Bartow bought the property for his family, and built the mansion that still stands today. Both the mansion and the property were finally bought by...

The Bartow-Pell Mansion is a museum located in Pelham Bay Park in The Bronx. The house itself was built in 1842. The Bartow-Pell estate's long history began in 1654 when Thomas Pell, an English doctor from Connecticut, bought the land from the Siwanoy Indians as part of a nearly 50,000-acre tract. In 1836, after several owners bought the land, Robert Bartow bought the property for his family, and built the mansion that still stands today. Both the mansion and the property were finally bought by the City in 1888. The house and its surrounding gardens have been open to the public since 1946. The property was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1978.

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895 Shore Rd.
New York City, NY 10464
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Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Closed
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