The castle was purchased in 1944 by the state and since then, it has been maintained as a state park. Gillette Castle is open daily for tours. The rooms open to the public include nine bedrooms, seven baths, a kitchen and pantry, a third-floor suite, a library, and a study.
For more information, please call (860) 526-2336.
Later, I received E-Mail that said:
Designed and Built in 1919 by William Hooker Gillette, a well known actor (the original Sherlock Holmes). Located on a 184 acre estate, this midieval castle overlooks the Connecticut River. The park is open year round. The castle is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily from May 25th through Oct. 14th.
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first photo courtesy of Pearl Cunningham. Second photo courtesy of Jim Battle.