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Wilson Castle

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This is a unique building with a lot of history including ghosts

I was with a tour group and they arranged this venue. The building is in disrepair and needs a lot... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Steven D
Sun City Center, Florida
Beautiful but sad

This was once magnificent, but is in a pretty bad state of repair. It’s worth seeing for the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Gloversville, New York
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Like most of my vacations, I schedule 10 times more than I have the time to see. We were on the fence about keeping Wilson Castle on our plan but decided, it was worth a try. I'm SO glad we did. Every vacation, I include...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

I was with a tour group and they arranged this venue. The building is in disrepair and needs a lot of work, but if brought back to its heyday it would be quite something to see. I do not know if I would call this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was one of the best historical structures I have visited: it is rare that everything is in the house is original (dating back to 1865) and you're allowed to touch and walk through most rooms. Denise was extremely welcoming and answered any questioned we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife and I made a special trip from Killington to this gem. We were a little wary when we pulled up but were in for a very special treat once we got inside. We were warmly greeted by Denise who escorted us to a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

place to visit. Has a rich history and the architecture is wonderful to see. But if you have any breathing problems, stay away! The smell of mold is very powerful.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Sheila and Andy were my guides and they were awesome. I met the owner, Denise too. So much history behind this castle and home. Beautiful artwork and the stair case was divine. When you're in Wilson Castle, you feel like you've stepped back in time....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This was once magnificent, but is in a pretty bad state of repair. It’s worth seeing for the amazing woodwork, stained glass and other features. I guess it’s privately owned so they don’t have funds to restore it in any meaningful way at the present...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PollyH756
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Give some people credit for lovingly trying to restore a beauty of a mansion.....several past owners did a painful injustice to a remarkable old building which needs more care.....the ceilings and stain glass are stunning!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Rode our motorcycles from Asheville, NC to specifically visit this place and couldn't even ride up the driveway it is in such poor shape. Was told they are working on the inside but if you can't get up the driveway.......Outside needs restoring and signage is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amanda M
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

By the way, the person playing the video game is me and I sometimes go to the castle to relax and feel at peace. It would be nice if people would not judge me in the reviews because it's hard to find a place in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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January 22, 2016|
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Response from PhantomProctor_VT | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Lester242 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall... $10 per adult ($9 w/ AAA card), $6 for children 6-12 , children under 6 free... I think there was a discount for large group tours... enjoy