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Very enjoyable visit

My wife and I stopped on a Saturday after having visited the nearby Johnston House, which is worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yankeedave
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Rochester, New York
An Interesting NY Finger Lakes Trip Stop!

Rose Hill Mansion located at the northeast corner of Seneca Lake offers an interesting trip stop... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SeaFish
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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Experience a taste of life on a 19th-century estate when you visit this National Historic Landmark. Once a working farm, the house and surrounding grounds are open seasonally for guided tours. Built in 1839, the elegant Greek Revival house was the...more
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3373 NY Route 96A, 96a, Geneva, NY 14456-9262
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped on a Saturday after having visited the nearby Johnston House, which is worth a visit in its own right. As we were the only visitors just then, we got what amounted to a personal tour, conducted by a very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rose Hill Mansion located at the northeast corner of Seneca Lake offers an interesting trip stop close by Geneva NY. Hourly guided tours are available on a seasonal basis or just wander about these beautiful grounds including the mansion, out buildings and interesting gift shop....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

We stopped by to tour this mansion today. The admission price was only $10...highly reasonable! The house is really nicely restored, with gorgeous furniture. The tour covered decades of history. It was very interesting. Our tour guide was warm and welcoming and full of facts...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

My Mom (70 y/o) and I (44 y/o) stopped in. The tour is only $10 for an adult and is about an hour long. It was very informative and interesting. It wasn’t too long and kept your interest. Small/ younger children would get bored, but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Rose Hill Mansion has a lot of history for the area and worth visiting when in the area. Interesting to hear who and when area was built. Great structure to tour with period furniture. Knowledgeable staff and time for answering questions.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank domtt62
Reviewed July 6, 2019

This is a great place to visit. Lots of history. Great exhibit. Very nice and friendly staff. Staff was very knowledgeable. Definitely would recommend to visit if you in the area.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ynny
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Rose Hill is a 19th century summer home with a fascinating history. Although it was owned by wealthy families, it is not typical Gilded Age but a more restrained and comfortable decor.. many interesting stories about the people that lived there. The docent was quite...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

We stopped to take a tour of the Rose Hill Mansion. We made reservations only a few hours before we went. The house was interesting and we enjoyed our tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShirleyE601
Reviewed November 5, 2018

What a spectacular sight - a large, majestic, white mansion, perched high on a hilltop, overlooking a beautiful scenic valley with a large lake, far below. The southern style mansion boasts 6 massive two-storey columns on the front entrance and thirteen large front windows, each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy learning local history when traveling. Rose Hill Mansion is a good stop. Can only be viewed by guided tour, so check their website for times. Well stocked gift shop on site.

Date of experience: October 2018
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anthonyfS4548IZ
August 14, 2016|
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Response from GHSMuseum_RoseHill | Property representative |
We do have tours of Rose Hill from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays through the end of October. Fees for Rose Hill are $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and $4 for children 10-18. Under 10 are free. The Geneva History Museum... More
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travellady43
January 25, 2016|
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Response from Peachie59 | Reviewed this property |
Besides the tour, the grounds are somewhat limited. It still is worth it. They also give you coupons for free wine tasting on the premises.
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JulieA971
March 27, 2015|
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Response from GHSMuseum_RoseHill | Property representative |
Rose Hill Mansion does not open for tours until May 1. The tours run Tuesday through Friday hourly on the half hour, i.e., 10:30, 11:30, etc. from 10am to 4pm. On Saturday and Sunday the tours are normally run every half... More
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