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Address: 215 S. Wilton Rd, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: 804-282-5936
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Great day out

We visited Wilton House after many years and were amazed at how it has improved. The house is very interesting and they had a couple of additional exhibitions as well. The grounds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We visited Wilton House after many years and were amazed at how it has improved. The house is very interesting and they had a couple of additional exhibitions as well. The grounds are wonderful, Ideal for picnics with a wonderful children's playground ideally situated for toilets and a very nice cafe with excellent food all day and very helpful staff.... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews 98 reviews
29 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

One of two pre-Revolutionary War houses in the country with all of its original wood paneling! We had a fine tour with a good docent who answered all of our questions. It contains fine paintings and beautiful furniture. It's well worth an hour's visit.

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I have no problems finding this home. It is at the end of the street of the neighborhood. In front of the house there is a roundabout. There are many places for parking. Tours start at 10 a.m and they last 45 minutes. We started the tour on the outside of the home by the front door and then moved... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I love touring historic houses around Virginia and it was a pleasant surprise to stumble upon this one. In addition to tours they also have a music series Jammin on the James in the summer that makes for a great way to spend the afternoon with a picnic.

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Stafford, Virginia
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41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The guide on this tour is extremely knowledgeable and funny providing anecdotes as well as a history of the home. Both the building and grounds are beautiful and you get to see every room. The antique road show recently filmed here and there are still a few items being showcased/highlighted from their stay.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We went right before closing time. We had a personal tour from a very knowledgeable and entertaining older gentleman. The home is beautiful and rich with history! Loved the room that George Washington had stayed in. Would definitely visit again!

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Surry
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We were so lucky to have Thomas L. Mitchell for our Docent while we toured Wilton. He gave us a leisurely tour filled with imagine that made you think you were walking back in time. Such a beautiful house to spend the afternoon. Thank you Thomas!

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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This "high Georgian" Manor House, built in the 1750's, is one of only two fully paneled interior colonial homes in the United States (the other is Drayton Hall, just outside Charleston, S.C.). Originally built 15 miles east of Richmond, it was moved piece by piece to its present location in the city's west end in 1933 because the property on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Wilton house is a beautiful landmark in Richmond. The workers are fun and knowledgeable. A great place to go.

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Mechanicsville
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The last thing on our day and all four of us said it was the most enjoyable. The gentleman who guided us was just that, a true gentleman. He knew his subject and seemed as though he may have been related to the house and family in some way, although I am not sure he actually was. The house is... More 

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