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Address: Alexandria Bay, NY
Phone Number: 315-482-9724 (in season) or 315-482-2501 (off season)
Description: Part of the Boldt Castle estate, this site on Wesley Island houses antique...
Part of the Boldt Castle estate, this site on Wesley Island houses antique wooden boats.
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Beautiful boats and architecture

The boats and the architecture of this building are fantastic. I loved reading the stories of what each boat was and what it was used for. It is hard to imagine having that many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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101 reviews 101 reviews
69 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The boats and the architecture of this building are fantastic. I loved reading the stories of what each boat was and what it was used for. It is hard to imagine having that many beautiful boats at your disposal.. The living quarters above were also quite nice. I would recommend a combination pass with Boldt Castle.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

For me this was the highlight of the Castle visit. If you like architecture, this is absolutely unique. Its a wooden float-in/out Yacht House where the masts goes right through the main doors. Steel framework from the early 1900s combined with the wood structure and huge interior space makes this quite the sight. If you like classic wooden boats and... More 

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Cortland, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

But this was very interesting! I do like to see how technology has advanced. And I got to learn more about Mr. Boldt.

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West Milford, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The workmanship on the old boats was very much appreciated. I was fearful of the parents with young children and even though the area is roped off, there could be a serious accident with a toddler falling into the water.

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ceresco
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

was surprised how nice the boathouse is- I originally saw this place on TV and U can see how the rich arrived to the island- lots of money spent to entice them- must see

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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147 reviews 147 reviews
57 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

George Boldt may not have been able to bring his wife to the Boldt Castle, but he did collect and use his boat house regularly. Even today the yachts and racing boats in his boat house, itself a small castle, are in ship shape condition, waiting for the clarion call of racing. The Boldt Yacht house and its racing fleet... More 

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Towanda, Pennsylvania, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

You are able to tour the whole Island and Castle on your own, just don't miss the boat back! There is a snack place at the dock, too. Just in case you want a drink, food or Ice cream!! We have been here twice and will go back.....Sad story of the castle, But totally Amazing!!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Not a whole lot to see here, but it is a great way to get to the castle. While waiting for the ferry to the castle you can kinda peak in and see all that you really would want to or need to. Drive to the yacht house, pay to tour the castle, and peak in the door here. I... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Boldt Yacht House is lovely and Wellesley Island is a nice drive around. diane B, London, On , Can

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The antique boats were fascinating. The Yacht House is on a separate island from the Castle on Heart Island, which requires a short boat excursion.

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Address: Address: Alexandria Bay, NY
Phone Number: 315-482-9724 (in season) or 315-482-2501 (off season)
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay

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