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Address: Old Rosewell Lane, Off State Route 644, Gloucester, VA 23061
Phone Number: 804-693-2585
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Rough roads

The visitors center had a lot of great information and the lady working there was very nice and helpful. The road from the visitor's center to the ruins was in too bad a shape for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The visitors center had a lot of great information and the lady working there was very nice and helpful. The road from the visitor's center to the ruins was in too bad a shape for my low sports car to go down it.

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Bristol, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were so pleased to take the tour of Rosewell Ruins. We were given a wonderful overview about the plantation by Katrina, our tour guide at the Visitors Center. While there is not a lot to see of the ruins, plan to spend some time at the Visitors Center studying the paintings and drawings, and see the replica of Rosewell... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stopped here on our way from Williamsburg to Chincoteague. Kind of an eerie place, yet fascinating. Nice movie at the visitor center, and an informative talk by the guide at the center.

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Rosewell is a burned out shell of a mansion from long ago. The history of the house and area is just now being recognized. So if you enjoy history like I do then this will be your cup of tea. It offers so much that i did not know about and can't wait to go back again. For $4 its... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Rosewell is quite unique in the fact that it is a site of maintained ruins versus a building one could walk through. Amazing history involved with this site and my wife and I have visited on a couple of occasions. However, our latest visit was a ghost walk back in October. It was very enjoyable and some of the stories... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Rosewell plantation is a great place to visit but there is misleading and conflicting info out there about how it is currently operating. We live right next to Rosewell and went there today with our kids. There may not have always been a fee to enter but the posted fees are currently $4.00 per adult and $2.00 for kids 12... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to visit and take in the history. Go during October and enjoy the Haunted Trails and ghost stories

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Rosewell is the ruin of an old house that burnt down in the early 1900s. The visitor's center has a good display and short movie about the property's history. You drive to the ruin from the visitor center. You have the freedom to walk around and explore yourself. There is also a wooded trail to the old ice house site.... More 

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Virginia
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Very incorrect information in previous reviews, complaining the State of Virginia is charging $4.00 to enter this site...wow, the person was completely wrong and apparently did not even listen to the very complete explanation which was given at the site itself. So ignore this review. In fact, the site is fantastic, the historical explanations excellent, the gift shop fun and... More 

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Tidewater, VA
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I enjoyed looking at the ruins -- actually, more intact than I had imagined. The info posted at the site is helpful.

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Additional Information about Rosewell Ruins

Address: Address: Old Rosewell Lane, Off State Route 644, Gloucester, VA 23061
Phone Number: 804-693-2585
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gloucester
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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