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Virginia House

4301 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
+1 804-353-4251
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Be sure to make an appointment if visiting Agecroft Hall to maximize your visit.

PROS; built simultaneously with Agecroft Hall it has a completely different feel to it . it is just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Big_bro_1_usa
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Chicago, Illinois
Forget Maymont

Forget Maymont. This should be the number 1 thing to do in Richmond! If you love old mansions... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jillikin
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Morocco, IN
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Virginia House is open by appointment only. Virginia House was formerly an English manor house that was relocated to Richmond in 1925. The home is now owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“agecroft hall” (6 reviews)
“next door” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
4301 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
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+1 804-353-4251
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROS; built simultaneously with Agecroft Hall it has a completely different feel to it . it is just as amazing and we were blessed with another great docent. This time our docent was young and full of energy and funny. We enjoyed listening to her...More

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We agree — the gardens are gorgeous this time of year! We hope you will be able to visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forget Maymont. This should be the number 1 thing to do in Richmond! If you love old mansions this is a must see! Imagine having enough money to buy a home in England, dismantle it, and put it up in Richmond. The home is beautiful...More

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your visit — the grounds are gorgeous this time of year:) We hope you will be able to visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Excellent tour and tour guide very close to Powhite and Cary Street, easy to find a wonderful tour of British manor house pieces all put together into a glorious house with pieces from 1400's to 1600's well done to this dear couple who never had...More

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive feedback for visiting Virginia House....again! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will be able to visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We called ahead to visit earlier this afternoon and were told to arrive by 4pm for a tour. When we arrived at ten to four and said that we had called ahead for a tour, the staff member on duty very unprofessionally told us that...More

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your feedback! We are sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience. We appreciate all feedback (positive and negative). We have passed your feedback along to staff at Virginia House. Feedback from our visitors...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Along with Agecroft Hall, Virginia House is a portion of a Tudor estate dismantled in Great Britain and moved to Virginia in the 1920's. It's a fascinating tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. It is also worth the visit to see the surrounding neighborhood...More

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will be able to visit us again!

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We really enjoy history and Virginia is one of the most historical places you can visit. We took the Virginia House tour today and it was lovely. Our tour guide (Irene) was pleasant, knowledgeable, and an excellent guide. The Virginia House and it's gardens are...More

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will be able to visit us again!

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Of all the guides I had in five days in Richmond. This guide in the garden was the most knowledgeable. She knew the gardening aspects and the garden design. There could not have been a better tour of a garden

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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and our garden guide! We hope you will be able to visit again!

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Nice house, nice tour guide, pretty neighborhood, pretty grounds but the overall feeling I walked away with was the entire setting was contrived. I'm not sorry I went but I'm glad I didn't make a special trip just to see it.

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Greg H, Manager of Web and Digital Resources at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Thank you for the review. We're glad you enjoyed your trip to Richmond and we hope you come back to visit the Virginia Historical Society again soon

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

We arrived for a 10 AM tour on a rainy day and could not have asked for better! We were the only people in our tour, so we had the docent to ourselves. She was very well informed, friendly, and un-rushed. By the time our...More

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Greg H, Manager of Web and Digital Resources at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2016

Thank you for the great review of Virginia House. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit, and we hope you come back soon to the House and Gardens. Best, VHS Staff

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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We were actually trying to visit the Agecroft Hall next door, but we weren't sorry we came here. The young lady who was our guide was quite enthusiastic about the house, the occupants and its rich history. Located in a beautiful neighborhood, you will need...More

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Greg H, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Thank you for the wonderful review. We're glad that you enjoyed your trip to Virginia House. Please come back and see us again soon!

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