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Sully Historic Site

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3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151-3037
+1 703-437-1794
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Interesting

Just down the road from the air and space museum worth the short drive to see it. Apparently Robert... read more

Reviewed today
Oakdale29
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Oakdale, Connecticut
Much like Mount Vernon, but smaller

We have been here multiples times and always learn something new. I find this to be a great place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jesse S
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Bristow, Virginia
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“lee family” (8 reviews)
“civil war” (7 reviews)
“house tour” (10 reviews)
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3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151-3037
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+1 703-437-1794
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"dulles airport"
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"the main house"
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"worth a visit"
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"northern virginia"
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Reviewed today

Just down the road from the air and space museum worth the short drive to see it. Apparently Robert E. Lees uncle lived here?

Thank Oakdale29
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here multiples times and always learn something new. I find this to be a great place to take my little kids for history lessons, unlike the bigger historic attractions with tons of tourists and long lines. We have learned so much about...More

1  Thank Jesse S
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Sully Historic Site was home of Richard Bland Lee and his family. Lee was northern Virginia’s first congressman and the uncle of Robert E. Lee. My husband and I arrived at Sully around 1:30 pm, went to the Visitor Center and bought tickets for the...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

The Sully Historic Site is an intimate display of a southern plantation consisting of a main house, cooking house and servants house. To see how the homes were configured during the time allows you to be immersed in lives past. There’s a tractor ride that...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Visit with family, party of nine. The place is very well kept. The staff and tour guides very friendly and knowledgeable of the history of the plantation. Pleasant surroundings.

1  Thank Alberto13_13
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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit and I enjoyed it all over again. The house tour is usually 45 minutes long but we asked a lot of questions since we were alone on the tour and it ran longer. The home is three stories and most...More

1  Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop when you want to fit in a shorter historic home tour. The Sully Plantation is a short hop away from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum over near Dulles airport. In fact it potentially would have become a...More

1  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

I signed up for the "A Taste of Tea and History: Fashion" program through Fairfax County ParkTakes, and I am so happy that I did! Naomi gave a wonderful presentation on fashion during the 1860s--fun and informative for adults and children. She even had clothing...More

2  Thank ShellCee
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

We visited here after hours Monday night. The gates close at 5 pm but we drove on at 5:30. The inside of the house was closed but the grounds was open until dark. We saw everything but the inside and it took about 45 minutes....More

2  Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I'm a resident of Manassas and have driven by this place for many years. I finally insisted (on Fathers Day, when I could get away with it) that the whole family accompany me on a walk though this place - we were all glad we...More

1  Thank Hank H
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