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Address: 4301 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
Phone Number: 804-353-4251
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A reassembled 12th-century English priory that is open to the public for...
A reassembled 12th-century English priory that is open to the public for tours.
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A Pleasant Place to Visit

If you are interested in old houses, this is a place you should really see. We were there on an afternoon in late may and arranged a tour. Our plans for the day changed and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Southside Virginia
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Southside Virginia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you are interested in old houses, this is a place you should really see. We were there on an afternoon in late may and arranged a tour. Our plans for the day changed and we arrived almost an hour early for our 2 PM tour. The site director was very helpful and showed us the garden so we could... More 

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Troy, New York
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125 reviews 125 reviews
45 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Read online that you had to make reservations to tour this home, so I communicated with them and set everything up. They were ready for us and we had a wonderful tour. So many interesting facts! The house and gardens are just beautiful! We took lots of pictures inside and out. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant. Great... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I took some friends visiting from CT here the other day and we really enjoyed it. Elizabeth was a treasure trove of information about the house, the artifacts and the couple who built it. It's not the usual static restored-to-the-period house and gardens. You do need to call ahead to arrange a tour.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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321 reviews 321 reviews
102 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

May I commend Elizabeth who was our tour guide, this place is so much fun to learn about and you get to do the downstairs and also go upstairs and see the amazing yard and gardens...........really lovely in Spring of course...........very nice and reasonable $6 fee loved furnishings and art!!

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Anoka
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129 reviews 129 reviews
73 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is a large home with an interesting past, having been moved to this location. I would imagine in the future the Historical Society will do great things with it but it is not much right now. It is however right next door to Agecroft Hall so you get a two for one trip. The other thing is that all... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This beautiful home was originally two structures in England - a priory and a manor house. A must-see in Richmond! Relocated in 1927-29, it is the perfect example of adaptive reuse as a home for a former US ambassador and his wife. The grounds are astounding, the guides knowledgable, and the house itself is an architectural gem. Shakespearean plays are... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Akin to its neighbor Agecroft, Virginia House is the vision and legacy of Richmonders who wanted to bring England to Virginia. To visit this place is to understand that love of English history that the Weddell's tried to recreate and preserve. The woodwork is incredible,and don't miss the wood paintings of historical personages up high. And, I would go back... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We had the chance to see one of the hidden pleasure of Richmond, Virginia House. It is owned and operated under the Virginia Historic Society. What a great surprise this home was! It was like taking a step into England. The home is a English Tudor style manor that would brought here from England, stone by stone! There are surprises... More 

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MILNER
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12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Drove all the way there just to find out they are no longer open except by appointment. Agecroft Hall is right next door, did that instead

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Geelong, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
69 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Again reflective of the still decisive nature in the South. Accurate and worth a visit

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Additional Information about Virginia House

Address: Address: 4301 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
Phone Number: 804-353-4251
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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