Singer Castle on Dark Island

Dark Island
Chippewa Bay, NY 13623- Map It
Phone: (315) 324-3275

AAA Editor Notes

Singer Castle on Dark Island is accessible by ferry service, boat tours or private boat. The Scottish-inspired castle was constructed 1903-1905 for Singer Sewing Machine Co. magnate Frederick G. Bourne and features turrets, a clock tower and outbuildings. Guided tours take in many of the castle's 28 rooms, including views of its secret passages and out buildings on the seven-acre island. Note: Strollers are not permitted. Tours include climbing stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended. Guided tours are available.
$14.25; $12.25 (military with ID); $6.25 (ages 4-12); $5.25 (military dependents ages 4-12). Admission does not include boat fare.
Hours: Daily 10-5, late June-early Sept.; Tues. and Thurs. noon-4, Sat.-Sun. 10-4, mid-May to late June and early Sept. to mid-Oct.