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Nemacolin Castle

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A return to days gone by.

My husband and I have visited here several times. The docents are well informed and are willing to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Sue N
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
A neat place to tour!

My husband and toured the Castle on our way to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. We thought the Castle... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Jarrettsville, Maryland
via mobile
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136 Front St, Brownsville, PA 15417-1933
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

As someone who is originally from the area, wrote many articles and blogs about Nemacolin (Bowman's) Castle and surrounding historic sites, and use to be a tour guide myself, I am highly disappointed (and irritated) by the lack of knowledge from the guides. I have...More

4  Thank Pat091955
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and toured the Castle on our way to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. We thought the Castle was a neat and fun tour. The Home has some interesting history. The home surprises you as the tour progresses. When you enter the tour it is very...More

Thank 5265wanda
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We loved the fact that the furnishings were original to the house. A wedding was being set up when we arrived so there wasn't an actual guide but a lovely young lady took us through the parts that weren't being used by the wedding party.

1  Thank Eldersburg61
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My daughter and I love the paranormal. We did a ghost tour. The Nemacolin Castle is a beautiful home with 22 rooms. The historical story of the castle is fascinating. I encourage to visit if in the area. In fact, in November, they have their...More

1  Thank Marianne P
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband and I have visited here several times. The docents are well informed and are willing to answer questions. The rooms are a reminder of days long gone.

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wonderful tour and informative tour, knowledgeable guides (Jaden and Marie), beautiful antique furniture in excellent condition. The castle was named after the Shawnee chief, Nemacolin, who helped to improve and mark the ancient Native American trail through the Alleghenies. It provides an excellent view into...More

1  Thank JRF001
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The castle is a famous local location that offers a unique and educational experience. Its really pretty on the inside as well as outside. I always enjoy seeing it when I'm traveling on Rt 40

1  Thank jondeere2017
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The castle is great but make sure you get a good tour guide who actually knows the Castle and history.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Mysterious and enchanting, poised on a hill overlooking the Monongahela River, this Old Fort was once a Native American trading post before Brownsville was considered the Gateway to the West, and today, you can take historic and ghost tours of the grounds. It was even...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Nemacolin Castle on Feb 18th 2017 didn't know what to expect. Turned out to be a good night, Renee Kruse was Awesome with history of the property and her personal ghost stories of 15 yrs. Night started out slow but picked up quickly,...More

1  Thank JEB1863
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Amanda H
18 April 2018|
Response from 5265wanda | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is free. However there is not a castle on the grounds. You are confusing that with a paid home tour in town. You can walk the grounds and see the zoo and everything. It is amazing. You will love it. Many things to... More
Brianna I
16 December 2015|
Response from Sarah B |
Yes, children are allowed and the price is $4 12 and under.