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Moses Myers House

331 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2419
+1 757-333-1085
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A Taste of History

Only one of two buildings surviving in this part of town, the Moses Myers House offers the... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
francoish27
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Palos, United States
Good Federal period house tour

Quite an interesting Federal period home with nice decorative elements inside. The house was always... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Zach F
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331 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2419
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Only one of two buildings surviving in this part of town, the Moses Myers House offers the interested viewer a part of the history of Norfolk. Located not far off the downtown area, the building and its self-guided tour offers you the history of a...More

1  Thank francoish27
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Quite an interesting Federal period home with nice decorative elements inside. The house was always inhabited by the same family, so the furnishings are original to the house. Tour is self-guided with placards in the rooms, but docents are on hand to provide more information....More

2  Thank Zach F
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

On an early Sunday we were, at first, the only guests and beneficiaries of an informal tour by a well informed and interesting staff member. Because the house stayed in family hands for generations there are many original items, including some terrific paintings. The family...More

4  Thank Cyclingsanta
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

this house dates to near the beginning of the existence of substantial residential buildings in a seaside town in Virginia. Its art and artefacts are excellent and diverse, as the port allowed for merchants to bring a variety of goods for sale, as are the...More

2  Thank rustyroohoo
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Thus was the first wealthy jewish family to settle in Norfolk. The house is beautiful and has tons of artifacts and gorgeous furniture. The tour is fun and very educational. Next door is the largest mall in the entire area. So enjoy, shop, eat and...More

4  Thank David G
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Restoration of house and original furnishings are amazing. Social and business prominence of a family of a minority religion enlightening.

1  Thank sabababba
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This delightfully restored old colonial style building, was the residence of the first Jewish family in Norfolk. He was a successful shipping magnate and the house has been carefully restored, using original furniture and crockery from the era. Dating from about 1795, it has hight...More

3  Thank glynn t
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Moses Myers house, built in 1795 was the residence of the first permanent Jewish family in Norfolk. A rare gem, the Myers House is furnished almost completely with items that actually belonged to the family. Knowledgeable gallery hosts take you back in time and...More

2  Thank Beth C
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

I took the grandkids for the Halloween nighttime tour in the dark and they were so spooked! I'm only mentioning that because the grands now live in San Francisco, so I won't have to worry about creating more of a crowd. The tour is guided...More

2  Thank SweetBetsy
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a beautifully maintained historical house. Wonderful for photography on the outside and learning Norfolk History outside and in. Open Saturday & Sunday Noon-5 p.m.

2  Thank BLSears
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