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Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion

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Worth at least driving by this mansion - it will make you feel like you're not alone!

We were in Tuscaloosa just stopping over on our way to Louisiana. We were wondering around about... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
Cathy A
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Narrows, Virginia, United States
Amazing House

We just walked in off the street and very immediately taken on a tour just for us. The house is... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
BarbAWS
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Frostburg, Maryland
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  • Average9%
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Jul 22, 2018
“Nice place”
Jul 28, 2017
“Worth at least driving by this mansion - it will make you feel like you're not alone!”
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1305 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-2840
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful building, antique furniture, some art and I enjoyed it. Not many people knows about it. The staff was friendly and it was free.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank doritc877
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We were in Tuscaloosa just stopping over on our way to Louisiana. We were wondering around about 7:00 p.m. and stumbled upon this mansion. Would have loved to have gone in it but they were closed for the day. Still it was worth stopping by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Cathy A
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We just walked in off the street and very immediately taken on a tour just for us. The house is amazing and the stories about it are great. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank BarbAWS
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

You can only walk in for a daily tour at 1:30 or call ahead to schedule a time. This is not a spur of the moment place.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

There aren't many free tours out there so this was a nice surprise. And a tour guide makes or breaks a tour and Brandon was a great tour guide! He was interesting and relatable. We were too early for the 1:30 tour but he volunteered...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank tamsea
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I just love this place. The architecture and interior are amazing. Like walking back through time... Great place to visit!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank garybA2875TX
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very nice and well kept historic home. Has the first bathtub with running water in Alabama. A nice piece of history.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank hitchrdnck
Reviewed July 15, 2016

This house is in very good condition and while the furniture and accents are not original, they represent the time period. The is no charge to tour the home and the guide will answer any questions you have. If you research the house you will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful home. Jemison built it as a weekend home. His house was 8 miles away. Doesn't seem too far but in the 1860's... Our guide was really informative, laid back, and polite. It took about 30 minutes. We were alone (family of 4),...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Chrissie P
Reviewed May 23, 2016

The young man in charge was preparing for an event later that evening but was very happy to stop and provide us a tour of the house. Nice learning experience of life in the 1860's.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank petr0leumr0x
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