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Barrington Hall

535 Barrington Drive, Roswell, GA 30075-4411
770-640-3253
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Ranked #8 of 16 Attractions in Roswell
Type: Historic Sites
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Roswell, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Several girls in the neighborhood went to a cooking class. We had a blast and the tour is fun and informative. The menu and the cooking part was just average.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Wowed by the visit. Great tour guide, Michael, really knew about the house and his enthusiasm showed. The same family liver here forever, so most of what is in the house is original, which is pretty rare these days. Plus amazing grounds! A real gem, Roswell should be proud.

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Roswell, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The home is lovely. The restoration is beautiful. Such a part of the history of Roswell. Would highly recommend visiting.

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Canton, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I have lived in or near Roswell for about 30 years now and although I have visited Barrington Hall before this time we decided to take the 'formal' tour. This house and the history surrounding it is truly interesting and remarkable. The home is beautiful inside and out and the stories of the occupants is quite interesting. The tour ended... More

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Atlanta, GA
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51 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is the 1842 Greek Revival home of Barrington King, the son of Roswell King who was the founder of Roswell, GA. In addition to seeing how a prominent southern family lived, we learned the history of the King family which was very interesting. Because we were the only ones on the tour, our tour guide took extra time with... More

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Roswell, GA
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a fun place to tour and get the feel of the old south. The tour guides are very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Pensacola, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
38 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

we really enjoyed our tour. The docent was excellent and very knowledgable. If you like history, antiques and old homes, you will love Barrington House. There are three homes all within a mile of each other. This was my favorite of the two that we had time to tour.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Barrington Hall is unique among historic homes as it has much of the original furniture. The docent presented family information interwoven with general area history. Tours are on the hour starting at 10 AM and ending at 3 PM.

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Roswell, Georgia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Beautiful historic site. It gives a lot of insight to the old south. Recommend to anyone who has an interest in history.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We loved the fact the house has original furniture and is beautifully restored but visits on the hour at all three sites mean you have too long between visits which last just under the hour leaving you too little time to get to the next home, so took five hours!

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