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Boldt Yacht House

Address: Alexandria Bay, NY
Phone Number: 315-482-9724 (in season) or 315-482-2501 (off season)
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Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Cultural
Owner description: Part of the Boldt Castle estate, this site on Wesley Island houses antique wooden boats.
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Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Cultural
Owner description: Part of the Boldt Castle estate, this site on Wesley Island houses antique wooden boats.
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Towanda, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
12 helpful votes 12 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 reviews
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This castle is being restored one room at a time. They are working on the kitchen now and I'd love to go back and tour it again after a couple years. It really is a work of art.

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Clifton Park, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A magnificent structure and display of some of the yachts used in the day. It's a house for boats bigger than some hotels today. Very well preserved.

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Wallingford, CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The staff was wonderful in explaining boats, area, and history. They were more than willing to talk to you even though the tour was self-guided

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New York City, New York
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142 reviews 142 reviews
59 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Don't miss out on this added perk! Wonderful collection of antique boats and interesting trip into the past. Pack your camera!

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Morrisville, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We'll worth visiting. Nice collection of antique boats, beautiful architecture and a nice visit to the past.

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Fort Drum, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

pack a lunch, drinks and your camera, then take the ferry across to the Castle. The grounds are lovely, the castle nice to explore. This is a great way to spend the day. We took two 3 yr olds and 2 2 yr olds and had so much fun!

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