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Lee Chapel and Museum

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Address: Jefferson, Henry, Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540-463-8768
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing

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A little too obsessed with his horse!

Small but very good museum that had a lot of detail about Lee that I never knew before - quite fascinating to hear who he changed his life so much as a school president. Lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Potomac, Maryland
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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small but very good museum that had a lot of detail about Lee that I never knew before - quite fascinating to hear who he changed his life so much as a school president. Lots of artifacts. (But wow, was Lee obsessed with his horse!) Then we went up to the chapel where a wedding was taking place. Afterward, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Do you want to pay homage to the BEST General that every lived?? Go to the Lee Chapel and see the crypt of General Robert E Lee. Also see the burial spot of this horse traveller.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lots of history in this Chapel. Our time in the actual Chapel was limited because there was a wedding in the afternoon, but the museum downstairs was loaded with memorabilia and information. Lots of history on Robert E. Lee and his family and their connections with George Washington. And,the W&L campus is a lovely place to be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were very impressed with the Lee Chapel and Museum. There are those that may disparage Lee for his role in the Civil War, but the character of the man shines through when you visit the Chapel and Museum. His contributions to this university as an educator and administrator are most impressive. Visiting his office as he left it and... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Interesting to learn more about the real person of General Lee and his association with General/President Washington.We certainly have a remarkable history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This somber final resting place of Robert E. Lee pays tribute to his two careers, military leader and educator.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

learned a lot about Gen. Lee and his affiliation with the college. Museum is worth a visit also and also was nice to see his horse Traveller was finally buried at this location.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I really enjoyed this museum. It was a really fascinating museum covering Lee, Washington and the history of the school. It is in a picturesque setting. It has a beautiful little chapel. It's a must see if you're in Lexington. It's also a must see if you're a history buff.

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Malone, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Anyone interested in the life of Robert E. Lee needs to go there. The museum is good - not a lot on display, but enough to keep one's attention. Photography is NOT permitted, so please don't be a jerk. The rooms are pretty dark, and a flash will probably be needed. The flash, over time, will ruin some of the... More 

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Selbyville, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you have the least bit of interest in Robert E. Lee, the Lee Chapel is a must see. The guides are both well informed and engaging and the chapel and museum could not be more historically significant, at least insofar as our great country is concerned. A fitting tribute to, and final resting place for, a great American. Oh...and... More 

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Additional Information about Lee Chapel and Museum

Address: Address: Jefferson, Henry, Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540-463-8768
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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