The Tour of a Lifetime! Ten Chimneys is the National Historic Landmark estate of 20th century Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Guests are treated to one of the most inspirational house tours in the country. Exclusively docent lead small group tours focus on the stories of the Lunt's lives, their illustrious friends, and of course, their amazing home. Almost all of the estate's beguilingly personal decor and collections are intact and unchanged since the Lunts first assembled them in the 1930's and 40's. Ten Chimneys is simply overflowing with memorabilia; notes from Laurence Oliver and Carol Channing, mementos from Helen Hayes and Noel Coward, inscribed first edition books by Edna Ferber and Alexander Woollcott. For decades, this idyllic retreat inspired the country's finest actors, writers and artists. Now, let it inspire you! Tours open May through November.
Hours of Operation
Tours are available May-November, Tue-Sat 10am-4pm,, Sun 12-2:30pm. Reservations are highly recommended. Must be 12 or older.
Exit Hwy. 83 at I-94. Travel south on 83 into Genesee Depot.
- Disabled Access
- Wisconsin History
- Historic Homes
Articles: Ten Chimneys
For every popular Wisconsin attraction, there’s also a hidden gem . If one of these headlining attractions left you wanting more, check out these other treasured exhibits of Wisconsin history, culture and claims to fame. Read More
To most people, the word "museum" conjures up visions of dinosaur skeletons and prehistoric artifacts. Visitors to Wisconsin have no shortage of opportunities to view world-class archaeological treasures. However, the Badger State also boasts a roster of first-rate museums dedicated to more unusual interests. Read More