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Singer Castle

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Excellent Place to Visit!

It was Mysterious, and what they said about the "Singer Castle" when they took you around was very... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Vanessa N
Greg claims historical late 1800 Mansion home

The singer Castle - Old English Castle style Mansion home built by some rich guy in the late... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Don W
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A part of American history and local folklore meet at Singer Castle on Dark Island, located on the St. Lawrence River. Singer Castle is the only remaining/existing castle on our river to be completed, fully furnished and lived in during the heyday...more
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Dark Island, Chippewa Bay, NY 13623
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

It was Mysterious, and what they said about the "Singer Castle" when they took you around was very interesting and you couldn't wait to hear more. You could even see every-thing yourself if you wanted to spend the night in the Castle. They allow People...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The singer Castle - Old English Castle style Mansion home built by some rich guy in the late 1800s. Fairly quaint historic late eighteen-hundreds Mansion home, 80% restored, in need of some maintenanceand, We noticed the gutters on a rotted and an operable which of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

You basically are a captive on this island unless you have your own boat . It was fabulous to feel like you own it. With only the caretaker there and yourself after 4pm

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience. The history, architecture, furnishings and, of course, the secret passageways. Our tour guide, Garrett was awesome! So knowledgeable and friendly. He really made the tour fantastic. If you're boating in the Thousand Islands you must make a stop here. Although smaller...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Greg F
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were only the 2 of us and got lucky to visit the secret passages with our own guide... there is no restaurant on the site but the is a little convenient store, no alcoholic beverages... it was a tour of about 45 minutes. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Singer Castle is an interesting treat. It’s privately owned by European investors. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, fun, and engaging for my boys (10 & 12). There are many quirky things to discover here, including the secret passage ways and electric light bath. Unfortunately, Singer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great guided tour. Our guide was knowledgeable, entertaining and witty. Interesting historical insight into the life of the owners. Wonderful and intriguing architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This castle is very well preserved. More than half of the contents are actual antiques from the owners. A great deal has been spent on the renovation and it appears that more is in process. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Henry D
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Interesting place to tour, but could really use some basic cleaning. We did not stay here, just did a tour. Our guide, who said he lived there and was a caretaker, was very good. He explained that the castle is now owned by a person...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss Singer Castle on your trip to the Thousand Islands! It is a totally different experience than Boldt Castle. I would recommend taking one of the morning shuttles from Schermerhorn Harbor Marina to avoid the crowds with Uncle Sams in the afternoon. The guided...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
I understand it depends on the date / day of week / time of year. You would really need to go directly to their site and contact them with your specific information. I believe they are open from around mid-May to late... More
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28 December 2015|
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Response from Mornseer | Reviewed this property |
No. Check the castle web site and USA Tours (Uncle Sam Boat Tours) web site more information.