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Ten Chimneys

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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I stumbled upon this tour while I was visiting the area. I knew virtually nothing about the former... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Wow! Well worth a visit!

Our group (8 women) truly were amazed by the beauty and history of Ten Chimneys. Many of us hope to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jane Y
Galena, United States
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Ten Chimneys is the estate lovingly created by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. With no ropes and nothing under glass, guests are treated to a VIP guided tour of a National Historic Landmark replete with original furnishings and...more
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S43 W31575 Depot Rd, Lunt-Fontanne Program Center, Genesee Depot, WI 53127
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this tour while I was visiting the area. I knew virtually nothing about the former occupants, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, but left with pure admiration for everything they accomplished in the theatre world and with this lovely estate. Perfectly preserved in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group (8 women) truly were amazed by the beauty and history of Ten Chimneys. Many of us hope to return and have also recommended it to many of our friends.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen the main house three years ago on another tour of the area but this time our tour got to see the main house, which is well worth a second look, and the outbuildings and summer house. Our narrator this time was definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You gotta be kidding!? A charge of $35. to visit this old dump? NO WAY! I lived a few blocks from this place & w/n pay $3.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed learning the history of such a beautiful place. The docent was knowledge and enjoyed sharing her knowledge .

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Sally R
Reviewed May 23, 2019

We were very disappointed. They had broken pipes in the winter. The welcome center and cottage was very smelly and suspect mold. My husband got sick from it and needed to see a doctor and 2 prescriptions for allergic reaction. The grounds are unkept. There...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

So much enjoyed visiting this historically rich property. The docent was very knowledgeable and passionate about the property. Until visiting I never had much of an understanding of the Fontanne and Lunt history. Consider combing with breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Vittles & Vine,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tharrigan
Reviewed December 2, 2018

If you have to see this place, then by all means. If you are just a tourist passing the town or visiting the nearby town and wonder where you can see, be aware that this tour takes more than 2 hours. I don't mean the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yi N
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

A phenomenal tour of the Lundt Fontanne estate! We took the full tour of the grounds and main house. Knowledgeable docents and a faithfully restored grand estate. It was amazing to see how two of the biggest Broadway stars of all time retreated to this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tim K
Reviewed October 15, 2018

My wife and I have driven through the area, passing the signs, for years and years, saying :we ought to find out what that Ten Chimneys is all about, someday". Well, someday finally came on a beautiful Fall day in October. Honestly, we really didn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 2, 2017|
Response from dmkrusito | Reviewed this property |
Tours are available Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00am-2:45pm and Sunday, 12:00pm-2:45pm. Reservations are recommended. 35 $ for full estate tour m, 28 $ for just the house tour. Would recommend the full tour.
March 24, 2017|
Response from tenchimneys |
Ten Chimneys 2017 tour season runs May 14th through December 3rd, Tuesdays - Sundays. The Full Estate Tour (2-hour docent-led tour) is $35 per person and the Main House Tour (1.5-hour docent-led tour) is $28 per person.
June 15, 2015|
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Response from lesley g | Reviewed this property |
definitly pay for the full tour, the summer house is worthwhile the extra time.