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Black Point Estate

4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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Climb to a Victorian Mansion

You take a great boat tour and Black Point is a bonus. You climb over 100 steps from the pier to a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Roger B
University Park, Florida
via mobile
Wonderful gift to Wisconsin

This estate is reachable only by boat so we took the tour from the Riviera docks in town. That was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bob M
Houston, Texas
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This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You take a great boat tour and Black Point is a bonus. You climb over 100 steps from the pier to a beautiful Victorian mansion. A docent takes you on a wonderful tour of the grounds and rooms inside. Much of it is in its...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This estate is reachable only by boat so we took the tour from the Riviera docks in town. That was wonderful and educational with a drop off at the Black Point dock. The climb of 125 steps was not all that difficult. The tour was...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guides on the boat and at the home were very informative and professional. Many of the 19th/20th Century mansions have been demolished but Black Point and its original furnishings were saved for generations which makes it truly unique. Additionally the wall and floor coverings...More

Thank KC_travel_enthusiast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I bought the boat tour from Lake Geneva to Black Point Estate. The tour of the house was great. The staff very knowledgeable. The boat tour to get there and back was also very interesting. The boat tour took about 45 minutes...More

Thank threegirlsmomWI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat tour and mansion is worth the trip. If you are out of shape I sugget special arranges to see the house. There are over 100 steps from the boat dock.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the best tours we've ever been on. Captain Mike was excellent for the boat tour of Geneva Lake. Interesting and detailed information on houses on the lake shore. Once at Black Point, a wonderful tour given by guides who are obviously well versed...More

Thank icma45
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Black Point was like taking a trip back in time to the Gilded Age of Old Chicago. Most enjoyable! The Wisconsin Historical Society has done superb job of conserving Black Point. The docents are knowledgeable and entertaining. My wife and I enjoyed...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This tour is a fascinating look into the past! If you like historical sites and are in the Lake Geneva area, this one should not be missed. Be aware, however, that there are a LOT of steps and stairs involved so it would not be...More

1  Thank Susan N
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It starts with a boat tour along the shore of the mansions and and who was who of the day and today. The boat then cuts across and docks at the Black Point Estate mansion. There is only one tour a day during the week...More

2  Thank Beezhjack
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We took the boat ride from Lake Geneva Cruise Line to get to the house thinking that was the only way to get there, but once we arrived at the house we found out that you could also drive there, although there is very, very...More

1  Thank Cathy L
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7 September 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.
7 September 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
12 July 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.