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Address: 1636 Parish Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Phone Number: 757-460-7588
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Recently six of us took a tour of the house and gardens. The tour guide was excellent and talked to us for two hours about the history of the Thoroughood house and the family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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189 reviews 189 reviews
71 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Recently six of us took a tour of the house and gardens. The tour guide was excellent and talked to us for two hours about the history of the Thoroughood house and the family, the house itself, the gardens, the furniture (unfortunately none from the family) and decorations. A great way to spend some time and the office and home... More 

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Middletown, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The tour is part of 3 historic homes to visit for the ticket price. We enjoyed our tour guide, he provided some interesting facts (like a paw print in the brick chimney). The tour was just of the first floor of the home and lasted about 30 minutes.

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

All I can say is if you go, ask for Angela to do your tour. She is a great tour guide. Very animated and you can tell she loves leading tours. Very interesting history behind the building of house. Take advantage of the home tour package. You can see 3 houses in the area and you don't have to go... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

An old house, well tended to and in a very nice, old neighborhood. Worth a Saturday trip to see if you like Virginia history. Didn't cost a thing.

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Richmond, Virginia
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248 reviews 248 reviews
124 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

There are a lot of things to like about this historic site. Here are some of the reasons: 1) relatively small group tours (4-5 people 2) a bargain price wise-5 dollars 3) a fascinating story about an indentured servant who rises to become a member of the H of B 4) very interesting architectural details and 5) A very knowledgeable... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This house was a great stop on our visit to Virginia Beach. As part of a combo ticket (which was five dollars as a college student) it was well worth it. The tour guide was friendly and loved to talk about more than just the history of the house. My only disappointment was that we were unable to go upstairs.... More 

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Hannacroix, New York, United States
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163 reviews 163 reviews
40 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was the first house on the 3 house tour -- Cost $7.00 each for a senior tour -- to see all three homes. The other homes are the Francis Land house and the Lynnhaven home. The docents at all three were well versed, articulate and added a sense of humor to their spiels. I'e done each home separate. The... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I took my family here and we all really enjoyed it. It really captures the early American feeling and offers a glimpse into the life of early settlers.

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copperhill, tn
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Our primary purpose of the trip was an ocean holiday. I've very glad we decided to make a side trip to this home. The place wasn't busy, and we had the tour guide all to ourselves (I suspect this is usually the case). She was very nice and well informed, able to answer all our questions. It was fascinating to... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I went there 30 years ago and 10 years ago. The tour was excellent and the scenery and tour guide was all excellent. Would not mind going again some day.

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Additional Information about Adam Thoroughgood House

Address: Address: 1636 Parish Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Phone Number: 757-460-7588
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 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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