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Address: 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond, VA 23226
Phone Number: +1 804-353-4241
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12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was...
Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was taken apart,shipped across the Atlantic, and reassembled in Virginia in the 1920s. Today Agecoft Hall is open for tours, special events, educational programs, and is home of The Richmond Shakespeare Festival.
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No problems finding the house. Plenty of parking spaces. Arrived at the office and bought our tickets $8.00 pp. The bathrooms and water fountain are locate in the office. Our tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Pennsilvania
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Pennsilvania
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186 reviews 186 reviews
124 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

No problems finding the house. Plenty of parking spaces. Arrived at the office and bought our tickets $8.00 pp. The bathrooms and water fountain are locate in the office. Our tour started at 11:30, we had 20 minutes until that time. Staff showed us the exhibition room, there is a replica of this home as well as other information about... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is another hidden Richmond gem. It's a bit off the tourist track, in a posh neighborhood, but the walk there is rewarding. The Agecroft hall itself is a sight to behold, with its majestic appearance and we'll done gardens. The mansion tour was the highlight of the visit--our guide Stephen had excellent sense of humor and was very knowledgeable.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's a little hard to find but worth the trip. A castle like edifice with furnishings from 200 years ago, during the spring and summer months the gardens are in bloom.

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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This building was dismantled in England, (with the pieces numbered) and reassembled on a lovely site overlooking the James River. The house is very interesting alone, but the grounds are also beautiful. A fascinating glimpse into the past.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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136 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A 17th century home that was bought in England, then brought over and reconstructed here, impressive.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Wow, where do I start? This place is so unique and situated in one of Richmond's finest neighbourhoods, it's one of the most beautiful houses I've ever been in - but it also has a history! Our guide was so knowledgeable and passionate about medieval history, it was wonderful. He was engaging and was able to give me and my... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The home was dismantled and transported to the US from England and reassembled in Richmond above the James River. It is an interesting mid evil home and also home to the Richmond Shakespeare Theatre in the Summer.

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Richmond
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

are amazing. The guides are friendly and informative. A very pleasant hour or so. If you are a history buff this is the place for you.

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Richmond, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

In order to aid in the preservation of this treasure, guests are limited to a certain number of rooms during the tour. The fact that it was brought over to Richmond from England in the 1900's is a feat in itself, and I am super glad someone saw fit to preserve this for later generations to visit. Most of the... More 

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Katie R, Guest Relations Manager at Agecroft Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your travel scheduel to write a review of Agecroft Hall. For your information (and for all Downton fans), we will be offering special tours later this year in conjunction with the "Dressing Downton" exhibit at Virginia Historical Society http://www.vahistorical.org/sites/default/files/uploads/PressCenter_Altria%20Group_Downton.pdf Thanks again! Manager of Tour Services More 

Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I didn't like the tour at all. The house is very dark and gloomy. I will never go there again. Waste of my time and energy.

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