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Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
+1 413-637-3206
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Being Restored

Much has been restored, but there is much more to do yet. It was interesting to learn this was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RecreationV
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New York City, New York
A new beginning

The house is a shell of it's former self. It's being worked on to every ones best ability. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amanda V
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Pomona, NY
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much has been restored, but there is much more to do yet. It was interesting to learn this was built around the same time as the better known Newport RI mansions were also going up. It is impressive for what they were able to build...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house is a shell of it's former self. It's being worked on to every ones best ability. This once grand home still needs a lot of work and attention. It was interesting to see what was in this house and it's sad story of...More

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Well, our experience here was not quite a memorable one for the tour, it really was for the cost. We stopped in here after our recent plans to go to The Mount were dashed, due to them not being open for another week, so we...More

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VentfortHall, Public Relations Manager at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Ventfort Hall. I am sorry you were disappointed in what you experienced for your money. Our admission cost is in keeping with other venues in the area, some with extensive grounds and some without, and is necessary...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017

As soon as you arrive in Ventfort Hall Mansion and Guilded Age Museum, you are truly captivated by the extraordinary architecture and luminous history behind this impressive and historic mansion. A tour of this site is highly suggested when in the Berkshires, as it is...More

Thank MelYoken
Reviewed February 23, 2017

The mansion is an interesting place to visit. One of the few attractions open year round. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Parts of the restoration have not yet been completed and it is an interesting juxtaposition of finished and non-finished parts of the restoration

3  Thank A3735SSkatieh
Reviewed January 10, 2017

While this Gilded Age cottage has beautiful bones, she's in need of a lot more restoration before it's really worth a visit. We tour a lot of these types of places and though I give huge kudos to the staff for the labor of love...More

1  Thank kingbyriverk
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Most if not all of the great houses in this area are closed in the winter, so we were happy to find that Ventfort is open and heated (mostly)! The house is a work in progress and its story is very interesting. Our guide, a...More

Thank packedlite
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Okay, I totally loved this place! The history was amazing! The mansion was beautiful. The tour guide was lovely and answered all of my crazy questions and I had a lot of them. The mansion was decorated for the period, but unfortunately none of the...More

1  Thank Jaimee A
Reviewed November 14, 2016

If you thought you had to go to Newport to tour the mansions-think again. The rich and famous also liked to visit the Berkshires.

Thank Bernadette S
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Renovation on the interior is still undergoing renovation, but nevertheless it is a beautiful building set on lovely grounds. Many of their windows are of stained glass giving a somewhat gloomy mood to the interior.

Thank MiamiMimi
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Alice K
HI there. I'd like to know whether the museum is planning lectures or similar educational events for June 14 & 15. My extended family is staying in the area for those days. My aged parents are educationally oriented, & to put a little kink in the works, my dad is losing his hearing. There will be a good age range among us, from young adult to elderly.
June 5, 2016|
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Response from VentfortHall | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for reaching out to us. On June 14th we have a tea & talk at 4 pm given by Frederikke Borge, Victor Borge's daughter. It is titled "My Father Victor Borge: Concert Pianist/Comedian." We have a sound system... More
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