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Boldt Yacht House

Alexandria Bay, NY
315-482-9724 (in season) or 315-482-2501 (off season)
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Type: Specialty Museums, Historic Sites
Description: Part of the Boldt Castle estate, this site on Wesley Island houses antique wooden boats.
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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

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 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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4 reviews 4 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
47 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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new york
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

boats and docks are restored like they were brand new the engineering of the dock lifts are amazing well worth the admission and boat ride over from boldt castle

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