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Villa Kathrine

532 Gardner Expy, Quincy, IL 62301-4829
+1 217-224-3688
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Nice but small

Nice historic building but it doesn't take long to tour it however the $3.00 admission fee is well... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Loves Park, Illinois
via mobile
Beautiful, Interesting Place

Beautiful place with a very interesting history. Not too pricey for admission. There is also a... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Rochelle K
chillicothe, United States
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532 Gardner Expy, Quincy, IL 62301-4829
+1 217-224-3688
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Nice historic building but it doesn't take long to tour it however the $3.00 admission fee is well worth it

Thank Teril56
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place with a very interesting history. Not too pricey for admission. There is also a Quincy visitor center there, so a great place to start your trip. The story behind this mansion is very intriguing. My history buff teenager and I really enjoyed the...More

Thank Rochelle K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

While some may feel there isn't much too this villa, my daughter and I found it interesting to take the self guided tour. The men in the family opted out. It all depends on your interests and expectations. For only $3 we enjoyed seeing the...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Interesting design. The villa is the tourist information location. Great views on the bluff to see the Mississippi.

Thank Karen6703
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Villa Katherine (circa 1900) is reportedly patterned after the Villa ben Abhen in Morocco. After taking in the fabulous exotic architecture (reminiscent of the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain), the strongest impression of the museum is its relative lack of authentic Middle Eastern furnishings. This...More

1  Thank bitt
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We loved going in Villa Kathrine, the courtyard with the pool was our favorite room. So glad it was restored.

Thank shave688
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For those into local history and architecture, this is worth a short visit. It was built to replicate houses in the Middle East. Enjoyed our time there.

Thank James W
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The lady at the desk was full of great information on the Villa and the town. Nice view of the river.

Thank Charles I
Reviewed 14 October 2016

An unusual structure for the city of Quincy. No elevator to second level, so its not totally accessible. Would be nicer if there was access to the roof so that we might enjoy the view of the Mississippi River.

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a neat home to see if in the area. Self guided tours. My wife and I walked through the home in about 15-20 minutes. No one was working there when we got there a different person had stopped to get something and let...More

1  Thank MDWiese
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