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Wilson Castle

West Proctor Rd., Proctor, VT
+1 802-773-3284
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What a shame

It is a shame that the attraction takes fee ($12). This museum has a couple of nice objects, but... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
649001
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Incredible

This castle was incredible. The decor was amazing, and there was such a wide array of cultures... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
David F
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“stained glass” (7 reviews)
“guided tour” (4 reviews)
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West Proctor Rd., Proctor, VT
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+1 802-773-3284
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"stained glass"
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"guided tour"
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"worth the trip"
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"amazing woodwork"
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"state of disrepair"
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"restoration"
in 11 reviews
"furnishings"
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"restore"
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"architecture"
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"treasure"
in 11 reviews
"homes"
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"tlc"
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

It is a shame that the attraction takes fee ($12). This museum has a couple of nice objects, but the building and collection is in horrible condition. The paint is chipped from the walls and ceiling, carpets are worn out, and one of the pictures...More

3  Thank 649,001
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

This castle was incredible. The decor was amazing, and there was such a wide array of cultures represented. It's hard to find that all in one place. We hope the restoration work is able to be completed so that this historical location isn't lost!

Thank David F
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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Oh if walls could talk....must have been an interesting story.....but the property is closed. We got lucky and the gate was unlocked so we got to walk around and peak in the windows.

Thank L E
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Make sure to take a side-trip to the town of Proctor to visit the historic Wilson's Castle. The tour guides are kind and patient and offer you either a guided or self-guided tour. Check out the beautiful antiques, stained glass windows, and impressive woodwork. Denise,...More

2  Thank Sam R
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

If you are ever in the Rutland, VT area, you must visit the Wilson Castle. Great history, architecture, a one of a kind treasure that the whole family will enjoy. Picture taking is allowed throughout the castle and staff will even give you a guided...More

1  Thank JOHNATHON M
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

Great large house from the 1800's showing off the styles and tastes of the original owner. However, it needs a major face lift and some TLC, would be great if Vermont would assist the owners to keep the house as a historical site. Over all...More

2  Thank Retired_Traveler_7
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

This castle is absolutely incredible! Wilson Castle was built in the mid 19th century and stands today as a magnificent part of history and an architectural masterpiece. It is beautifully furnished with original, interesting and unique antiques and art. The furnishings are the same ones...More

3  Thank Lester242
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

We were staying in Rutland and picked up a brochure at our hotel. Other reviews indicated that it was hard to find but we had no trouble. The road and parking lot were quite bumpy but the castle made it worth it. We were shown...More

1  Thank Jill K
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

My wife and I picked a beautiful sunny day to vist the castle. We have driven by many times and decided that it was now or never. This castle needs to be viewed through "hazy eyes" to appreciate what it once was and all the...More

Thank Glen G
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

Hello. I love Wilsons Castle. It has been many years since I stopped in but I always enjoyed it there. I grew up in Vermont and would stop in on my way to Saratoga Springs New York every summer. I now live in Virginia Beach...More

1  Thank LornaBeth2014
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scurry2016
23 January 2016|
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Response from PhantomProctor_VT | Reviewed this property |
No, I have not.
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swthunnyb
1 February 2015|
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Response from Lester242 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall... $10 per adult ($9 w/ AAA card), $6 for children 6-12 , children under 6 free... I think there was a discount for large group tours... enjoy
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