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Black Point Estate

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Sends you back to 1880

Loved every thing about this event, the boat ride from Lake Geneva to the dock at Black Point... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Delavan, Wisconsin
Going Back in Time

Black Point is just like it was forever. The house is a Queen Anne mansion. The family loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
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4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Went to see this estate on Sunday Sept 29, 2013. Went via the boat tour. This mansion was well worth the trip. Built in 1888 and all the furnishings inside are the originals. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Totally interesting if you are interested in...More

8  Thank PatsyWatsy3
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

As the title says, we enjoyed the boat ride there and back as the commentator gave us an idea of all the mansions along the lake. That was fun an interesting but the 1 1/2 hour long estate tour was WAY too long. Some of...More

6  Thank visitor70
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved every thing about this event, the boat ride from Lake Geneva to the dock at Black Point, climbing the stairs and the anticipation seeing this beautiful cottage, sitting in the original wicker chairs on the porch visualizing what the property looked like 120 years...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Black Point is just like it was forever. The house is a Queen Anne mansion. The family loved having parties and fun. When going through the house you feel the warmth. The furniture is the same furniture that the family had for generations. The gardens...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Black Point Estate is a must stop if you are every in Lake Geneva. It is truly a walk into the pass. It is well worth the time spent visiting.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Black Point last week and despite the uncommonly cold (and windy!) weather had a great trip and tour. Both the boat captain and tour docent were incredibly knowledgeable about this summer house and its' history. It was wonderful to see the house in...More

Thank eabellock2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the boat to the Mansion there were a lot of steps to climb, but well worth the exercise needed to get there. The mansion was filled with history and our tour guide gave us an amazing glimpse into the past of this beautiful home!

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Earnst Schmidt, as well as being his assistant at the direction of Mrs. Peterson/Petersen. Such wonderful people. (Mr. Schmidt allowed me to take his limo to Prom.) Time flies, and driving around the estate certainly reminded me of this. After high school graduation and entering...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My favorite part was the boat ride itself it was so relaxing and so nice to see all the beautiful houses on the lake and to learn some things and history about Lake Geneva itself the tour of the Black Point Mansion was okay it...More

Thank Angelina P
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit to this amazing home. The docents were very knowledgeable and gave us an interesting look into the lives of this family estate established in 1888. The only way to reach this home is from a boat we boarded at Lake Geneva...More

Thank nanajanelle
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The historic Black Point summer home of a beer baron is a step back in time. And now, with new landscaping, the Victorian gardens have been planted. By next spring, there will be another reason to visit this historic site.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My friend suggested we visit the historical Black Point Estate, summer home to Chicago beer baron Conrad Seipp and his family. The tour was interesting and not too lengthy. All of the docents were knowledgeable. Caveats: 1. You can only get to the estate by...More

1  Thank Nancy H
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Sharon B
April 11, 2018|
Response from Lee E | Reviewed this property |
yes, we made special arrangements for the same reason. but parking is limited,so we had 3 cars for 16 people. it is a great tour but not a lot of places to sit down.
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