Fox River Grove, Illinois: Castle Replica Home

Starting in 1931 and for 36 years, machinist Theodore "Teddy" Bettendorf hand-shaped his home into a perfect replica of the 11th century Vianden Castle from his native Luxembourg. Drawbridge, small moat, 8 towers, guard room.

418 Concord Ave., Fox River Grove, IL
Gated, private property. Tours by appt. only.
Tours by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Groups of 40 or more can arrange private tours of the outside.

[Samara, 07/02/2018]

So often travelers move around in groups of 40 or more.

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