Geneva, N.Y.: Historic Geneva's Rose Hill Mansion is now open for indoor tours Thursday to Sunday through October 31 for the 2021 season.
Once a working farm, the house and surrounding grounds are open seasonally for guided tours. Visitors learn about the Swan family who lived in the house for forty years and used innovative methods to farm the land. Exhibits highlight the many people who have lived and worked on the Rose Hill property. A restored 1916 Model T that belonged to a descendant of the Swan family is also on display. A National Historical Landmark, the 1839 Greek Revival mansion overlooks Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.
The Carriage House Gift Shop at Rose Hill is open whenever the house is open. The shop carries historically-inspired and locally made items, as well as souvenirs, history books, jewelry and home decorative items.
In 2021 the house will be open through October 31, Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. Tours start once an hour on the half hour. The last tour is at 3:30 p.m. each day. The grounds are open year round, free of charge.
Admission is by guided tour only and is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for children 10 to 18. Children 9 and under are free. A family rate of $25 is available for two adults and one or more children aged 10 to 18 in the same household. Discounts offered for group tours. Reservations required for groups.
Rose Hill Mansion is located at 3373 Route 96A, about a mile south of Routes 5 & 20, near Geneva, New York. For more information about visiting Rose Hill, call 315-789-3848 or visit historicgeneva.org.
Rose Hill Mansion is owned and operated by Historic Geneva, formerly the Geneva Historical Society, at 543 South Main Street, Geneva. Historic Geneva tells the stories of Geneva, New York at the Geneva History Museum, Rose Hill Mansion, and Johnston House, and online at historicgeneva.org.