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If you like historical homes, you will like this one.

We always enjoy learning local history when traveling. Rose Hill Mansion is a good stop. Can only... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Coquille, Oregon
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Good for a Rainy Day

Short but informative tour. Our guide was very personable and made it interesting. It's not the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belleville, Pennsylvania
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Experience a taste of life on a 19th-century estate when you visit this National Historic Landmark. Once a working farm, the house and surrounding grounds are now open seasonally for guided tours. Built in 1839, the elegant Greek Revival house was...more
3373 Ny, 96a, Geneva, NY
+1 315-789-3848
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We always enjoy learning local history when traveling. Rose Hill Mansion is a good stop. Can only be viewed by guided tour, so check their website for times. Well stocked gift shop on site.

Thank BeeKind2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short but informative tour. Our guide was very personable and made it interesting. It's not the Biltmore but then what is? Lots of history at Rose Hill.

Thank roadqueen1340
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility has a lot of history. The guide was well versed and explained everything in great detail. The grounds overlook the lake and are quite beautiful.

Thank 7JNJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There isn't any mention of the owner builder of the property, or who saved the property from destruction. The focus is for the 50 years that the Swan family owned the property. There is so much more history to this mansion.

Thank capeguy1950
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Loved this mansion on the east side of Seneca lake, this mansion looks at the Rose family from 1840 to 1890. The rooms are painstakingly restored back to their original state. Our tour guide Maryrose was quite knowledgeable about the family history and very enthusiastic...More

Thank Skippy1958
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Easy to locate with free parking. At the cute little gift shop you can buy your admission tickets. We lucked out being there on a Tuesday as it was two for Tuesday - 2 for the price of 1! Cost savings! The male guide was...More

Thank joyceTL4
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Beautiful, restored 19th century Greek Revival house and farm land. So glad to have found this place on a very rainy day. The Geneva Historical Society is to be applauded!!!

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

When we got there around 2pm on Saturday, there’s nobody. Since we were already there, I was being charged $22 admission for one adult and 2 kids (just turned 8 and 13) for 30 minutes tour. I later found out from Geneva historical website that...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Greek revival home that gave tours. The tour took about an hour. Our guide was very informative. The house is on The historic register. It is part of the Geneva Historical Society. It was worth a visit. Isould like to visit another home that is...More

Thank Maid40
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We made a special trip out to Rose Hill Mansion after first carefully checking their own website for tour times. We got there just a minute before the "start time" for the final tour on a Saturday, to be dismissively told that the staff had...More

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15 August 2016|
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Response from GHSMuseum_RoseHill | Property representative |
We do have tours of Rose Hill from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays through the end of October. Fees for Rose Hill are $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and $4 for children 10-18. Under 10 are free. The Geneva History Museum... More
25 January 2016|
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Response from Peachie59 | Reviewed this property |
Besides the tour, the grounds are somewhat limited. It still is worth it. They also give you coupons for free wine tasting on the premises.
Julie A
28 March 2015|
Response from GHSMuseum_RoseHill | Property representative |
Rose Hill Mansion does not open for tours until May 1. The tours run Tuesday through Friday hourly on the half hour, i.e., 10:30, 11:30, etc. from 10am to 4pm. On Saturday and Sunday the tours are normally run every half... More