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Gillette Castle State Park
Welcome to Gillette Castle

William Gillette
1853 to 1937

67 River Road
East Haddam, CT 06423
Phone: 1-860-
526-2336

Park Grounds are Open Year Round
Weather Permitting
Gates Open 8:00 AM
Fee = Free

The Interior of Gillette Castle is open for tours from
Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day from 10AM till 5PM
Tour tickets MUST be purchased before 4;30PM

Fee: $6 - Adults (13 and Over)
$2 - Children 6-12
Children 5 and under are Free
No Discounts for seniors or groups.

For information on booking busses and to make a reservation please call Gilette Castle 860-526-2336, at least 2 weeks prior to visiting.
Busses are limited to just a certain number per day.


From late April to Late November you can take the Chester - Hadlyme ferry across the CT River from Chester to get to Gillette Castle. While crossing the river, the castle is in full view, in all it's majesty sitting atop the cliffs.

The alternative is to drive north along Rt 154, to the famous East Haddam Swing Bridge, and then follow signs to the castle. In all, the drive is about a 10 miles through some wonderful scenic areas of Haddam, and East Haddam, Connecticut.
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 If you have any QUESTIONS about
Gillette Castle State Park,
Please
Call AHEAD of your arrival
1-860-526-2336


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Glillette Castle
State Park in East Haddam, CT
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Gillette Castle State Park features...

  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • River Vista View
  • Foods concession
  • Gift shop Souvenirs
  • Castle tours, (Seasonal)
  • River camping (See Below)
  • Wedding Ceremonies. (See Below)

Sherlock Holmes
William Gillette
1853 to 1937


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Aerial Photo of Glillette Castle
State Park
Located in East Haddam, CT
Photos by w
ww.MarksPhotographs.com

Gillette Castle Interior
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The wooden grand staircase to the
upper floors of Gillette Castle.


 If you have any QUESTIONS about
Gillette Castle State Park,
Please
Call AHEAD of your arrival
1-860-526-2336

Rotary Club o f Essex's 4th Annual
Wine Tasting Party
at the
Connecticut River Museum

More Information + Tickets

Connecticut River Museum Photo

The venue for this wonderful event is the beautiful
Connecticut River Museum (pictured above),
overlooking Essex Harbor near on the CT River.

Gillette Castle State Park
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Inside the Downstairs main room of the castle,
near the terrace, and the overlook point on the
Connecticut River between, Chester and Hadlyme.
Unique period architecture is present everywhere.

Gillette Castle Park
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A Western view of the castle, and to the right, the
lookout terrace that offers a breath taking view across
the Connecticut River from Haddam to Deep River
The stone work is amazing. Look at the larger photo for details

Wedding "Ceremony" Information.
June - September

YES, Gillette Castle does allow for you to use the Terrace of the castle to have your Wedding Ceremony. The only times that are permitted are at either 10AM or at 5:30PM on Saturdays ONLY. GUEST List can NOT Exceed 50 People!

The Current rate to rent the Terrace for 1/.2 hour / Porch area is $285 (call to verify). There are NO INDOOR privileges, and receptions are not permitted. For more information Call the castle Supervisor or Secretary. Excluding Holiday Weekends. Phone: 1-860-526-2336

Gilette Castle overlooking the CT River.
Gillette Castle
A View From the Chester, CT
Ferry Landing.

Stone Castle overlooking the Connecticut River
Up close and personal photo of Gillette Castle
during a Connecticut February Snow Storm.

Photos by
www.MarksPhotographs.com

Gillette Castle
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The castle as first seen when approached from the
visitors parking area. Wonderful stone wall
architecture corral the paths on the park grounds.

Photos by w
ww.MarksPhotographs.com


 If you have any QUESTIONS about
Gillette Castle State Park,
Please
Call AHEAD of your arrival
1-860-526-2336

Gillette Castle
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The welcome sign as you enter the main
driveway approaching Gillete's Castle.

 

 

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