Gillette Castle State Park
East HaddamThe castle is currently closed for tours until May 28, 2022. The park grounds and restrooms remain open daily from 8 am to sunset.
Castle tours are available daily beginning May 28 through September 5, 2022. Tours are offered every 15 minutes between 10am and 4pm. Tours accommodate a maximum of 12 visitors every 15 minutes. If you are arriving with a group, it is recommended to purchase your tickets in advance to ensure tour availability for all members of your group. Visitors are asked to be at the castle five minutes before the scheduled tour time. If purchasing tour tickets on site, we recommend arriving at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled tour time. We cannot guarantee entry if your tour time has passed.
Visitors may purchase tickets in advance at Reserve America at this link.
The park grounds and restrooms remain open daily from 8 am to sunset.
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette.
This property was acquired and/or developed with the assistance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Content last updated April 2022