Glenview Historic Home

Glenview is an 1877 Gilded Age home on the National Register of Historic Places, designed by architect Charles W. Clinton.

Tour our Gilded Age historic home decorated for the holidays on Glenview Holiday Tours, showcasing festive Christmas trees and elaborate garlands and wreaths throughout the period rooms, Gilded Age costumes, a new Dining Room installation, and an antique wooden sleigh laden with presents.

Guided Tours: Thursdays & Fridays at 1pm, Saturdays & Sundays, 1 & 3pm (45 minutes). Learn more about tours here.

Plus, don’t miss Glenview in The Gilded Age on HBO! Read more about the show here.

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Photo: Steven Paneccasio.

History of Glenview

Glenview was built by John Bond Trevor, a highly successful stockbroker, who, like many other businessmen of the late nineteenth century, preferred to live in comfort in the newly accessible suburbs of New York City.

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Highlights of Glenview

Glenview reflects the lifestyle of its former residents, the Trevor family, and features fine woodwork, furnishings, decorative objects, paintings, and sculptures.

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HBO’s The Gilded Age

Glenview, the Museum’s historic home, is featured in Season 1 and 2 of HBO’s The Gilded Age, the popular Emmy Award winning series from Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey. The much anticipated Season 2 premieres on October 29, 2023.

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Nybylwyck Hall Dollhouse

Created by dollhouse enthusiast Mark O’Banks and gifted to the Hudson River Museum in 2006, Nybylwyck Hall is unique for both design and for the glimpse it gives of a dollhouse family—the Van Nybylwycks.

Please note, the Billiard Room is temporarily closed to the public; Nybylwyck Hall Dollhouse is currently on view in It Takes 2: Unexpected Pairings.

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Glenview’s First Family

The Trevors owned Glenview for 45 years. In 1877, when the house was completed, John Bond Trevor and Emily Norwood Trevor moved in with their daughters Mary and Emily, a son, Henry, the child of his first marriage to the late Louisa Stewart, and several servants.

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