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Moses Myers House

331 Bank Street, Norfolk, VA
757 333 1085
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Ranked #11 of 27 attractions in Norfolk
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jan 1, 2014
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Norfolk, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This is a great short tour to take to learn about some of the history of Norfolk. It is free and the staff really cares about educating the public about the history. I highly recommend it for a short stop.

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Moneta, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The structure, history and contents of this 200 year old house are amazing. Since it was continually occupied by 5 generations of the family, 70% of the furnishings in this are original including 2 Gilbert Stuart paintings. A very interesting and amusing tour guide also.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I went there after Christmas. I enjoyed the visit. i enjoyed the tour that was given. It was real interesting. Some of the grounds was taken because of the parking garage. It looked different from 20 or 30 years ago when I was young and in school.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This is a great find off the beaten path. We go during the holidays when they special have tours and enjoy learning the history.

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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I went to this property because the Chrysler museum was being renovated and it didn't disappoint. The young gentleman on the front desk gave a super overview of the museum beforehand. Lots of original furniture and paintings, together with a clear information timeline.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I love historical sites- the area is rich in sites. We would read about for example George Washington as a child and visit his home the next day. The Moses Myers House is a wonderful local surprise that is passed by every day traffic. Take the time to smell the roses.

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yorktown virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

loved the hsitory--it's astounding that such a place is surviving in Norfolk! this place would be great in Philadelphia or New York! Collection is outstanding--story of the house and family is great too--an architectural and historical gem--Norfolk is lucky to have this place

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Baltimore, Maryland
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249 reviews 249 reviews
54 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This 1792 home is lovely, but even more importantly, it does such good job of using the Myers' family to illustrate Norfolk's early history, notably the maritime trade but also a glimpse into Jewish life in colonial times and insights into the city's growth and development in the late 19th and early 20th century. When I arrived, the docent was... More

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Chicago
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110 reviews 110 reviews
56 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This 1797 Federal style house is located in the Historic Norfolk Freeson District. Admission is free with the option of a free-will donation. Upon entering, guests are given the option of browsing independently or to tour the premis with a docent.....definitely agree to the docent in order to appreciate the history and personal stories that bring that era and the... More

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Franktown, Virginia, USA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Wonderful original furniture and devoted docents, good restored garden.

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