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Black Point Estate

4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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Fabulous Tour of Mid 1800 Original!

Great guided tour. House now owned by state of Wisconsin. Lots of incredible things to see... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2017
Karen W
Wonderful tour

Took the Lake Geneva Cruise tour to Black Point Estate. Wonderful very interesting tour run by... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
Dousman, Wisconsin
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This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Great guided tour. House now owned by state of Wisconsin. Lots of incredible things to see. Beautiful view!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Took the Lake Geneva Cruise tour to Black Point Estate. Wonderful very interesting tour run by volunteers who are very friendly and knowledgeable. A must see estate.

Thank Joyce
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Yes, there are many historic homes open to the public, but Black Point is the rare combination of an historic house (an 1880s Victorian mansion ironically referred to as a cottage) and more than a century of furnishings belonging to the family that used Black...More

Thank AlWalavich
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We've been here a few times now. First time, tour of this gorgeous home. Second time, beer tasting cruise. Third time, Victorian Death and Mourning program presented by a local Walworth Township funeral director during the month of October. Cool! Loved each visit. It's obvious,...More

2  Thank Nicole K
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

If you like history, take the time to visit this beautiful mansion which has not been altered in over 100 years from its original beauty. Wonderful historical information about the owners' families and many interesting details about the home provided by Jim, our tour guide....More

1  Thank kcarbery
Reviewed October 18, 2016

So interesting learning all about the history of Lake Geneva and seeing a period home from the era. Ended wanting to know more.

1  Thank pledges
Reviewed October 13, 2016

With this tour, you get most of the history of the lake and it's mansions as well as an amazing experience of Black Point Estate. Best value IMO>

Thank ahuegli6
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is well worth the price....you travel by boat to the house and get to see all the mansions that line the shore.....boat captain gave a history of the homes and was very informative. The tour of Black Point was great...pretty amazing that everything is...More

Thank mrp0302
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful boat tour with lots of information on the way to the estate. Many stairs to climb, but a few places to rest if necessary. Tour guides at the house were very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. We were surprised when the two hours...More

1  Thank Shecklesn
Reviewed September 27, 2016

If you are in the Lake Geneva area this is one excursion that you really should do. The boat trip out is very enjoyable and informative and the approximate two hour tour of the estate is excellent.

1  Thank Caroline1946
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September 6, 2016|
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Response from nswunder | Reviewed this property |
Tickets about $35. They do provide a military discount. Purchase tickets online or at the dock in Lake Geneva.
September 6, 2016|
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Response from swxokie | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Here is what is currently on there website if you haven't had a chance to look yet - May 3 — May 31, 2015 Weekends Only: 10:30 am and 12:30 pm Jun 1 — Oct 31, 2015 Mon - Thurs: 10:30 am Fri - Sun: 10:30 am and... More
July 11, 2016|
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Response from Janice G | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase on sight. If a weekend I would purchase in advance. Lots of stairs. You need good legs.