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Sully Historic Site

3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151-3037
+1 703-437-1794
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18th century plantation worth a visit

This one was in Robert E. Lee's family ( an uncle). Not far from Dulles Airport and the local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Nice little piece of history

After leaving the Air and Space museum, we stopped at Sully to take a tour.....ans we were not... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Kyle O
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Elmore, Ohio
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3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151-3037
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This one was in Robert E. Lee's family ( an uncle). Not far from Dulles Airport and the local version of the Air and Space Museum, this former mansion and farm is perfect for children who are interested in the past. The smokehouse, outer building,...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

After leaving the Air and Space museum, we stopped at Sully to take a tour.....ans we were not disappointed! The house tour was about an hour and the tour guide did a nice job telling the story behind the house, family and the land. Perfect...More

2  Thank Kyle O
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Just down the road from the air and space museum worth the short drive to see it. Apparently Robert E. Lees uncle lived here?

1  Thank Oakdale29
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We have been here multiples times and always learn something new. I find this to be a great place to take my little kids for history lessons, unlike the bigger historic attractions with tons of tourists and long lines. We have learned so much about...More

3  Thank Jesse S
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Sully Historic Site was home of Richard Bland Lee and his family. Lee was northern Virginia’s first congressman and the uncle of Robert E. Lee. My husband and I arrived at Sully around 1:30 pm, went to the Visitor Center and bought tickets for the...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The Sully Historic Site is an intimate display of a southern plantation consisting of a main house, cooking house and servants house. To see how the homes were configured during the time allows you to be immersed in lives past. There’s a tractor ride that...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Visit with family, party of nine. The place is very well kept. The staff and tour guides very friendly and knowledgeable of the history of the plantation. Pleasant surroundings.

1  Thank Alberto13_13
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit and I enjoyed it all over again. The house tour is usually 45 minutes long but we asked a lot of questions since we were alone on the tour and it ran longer. The home is three stories and most...More

1  Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop when you want to fit in a shorter historic home tour. The Sully Plantation is a short hop away from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum over near Dulles airport. In fact it potentially would have become a...More

1  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I signed up for the "A Taste of Tea and History: Fashion" program through Fairfax County ParkTakes, and I am so happy that I did! Naomi gave a wonderful presentation on fashion during the 1860s--fun and informative for adults and children. She even had clothing...More

2  Thank ShellCee
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