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Awesome historical experience

This is a very historically significant structure in the Peninsula Campaign of the Civil War. It's... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
Step back in time

I would be known as a "Federal", by Southern standards. It was very interesting to learn the Civil... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2015
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a very historically significant structure in the Peninsula Campaign of the Civil War. It's amazing how well it has been maintained over the years.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

I would be known as a "Federal", by Southern standards. It was very interesting to learn the Civil War history of the area and learn what land owners came back to after the war. The house is wonderful. We went on a Sunday afternoon and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 4, 2015

I actually live in the area (over 20yrs) and just never came here. I had some to time to spend, so I decided to visit. The basement is self guided and gives you a history of the town and what was going on- I did...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank danieller158
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is actually a well designed house that would be livable in the 21st century. The fact that Richard Lee designed it in 1850 makes it incredible. To walk the rooms that Generals McGruder and Joseph Johnston used as headquarters at various times in the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Bill W
Reviewed August 4, 2015

I know I'm a little biased, but I love coming to Lee Hall Mansion. The countryside is beautiful and the house looks so stately as you drive up the lane. I can't imagine what it was like to live in this time with all the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wow. We went here looking for a history lesson and some Civil War reenactment. They only have reenactors certain time of the year. The tour was not very interesting and is NOT one to take with little ones. Prices are as follow: $7 adults $6...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Idreamov
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Lee Hall Mansion is located in the north end of Newport News, Va. Built in the 1850's the mansion was built by the Richard Lee family and was used as a HQ by several confederate generals during the civil war. Has a number of displays...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Jbyacht
Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I stopped here on a whim while driving from Yorktown to Newport News. The facility there has a nice little gallery giving a history of the area. The doge was very friendly and knowledgeable and really offered a pleasant tour of the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Bill B
Reviewed June 15, 2014

We saw an ad for a local Wine Festival and thought we would check it out. It was held on the grounds of Lee Hall Mansion. The Fine Festival was wonderful, wine good, food offered also good and the music fantastic. We got to tour...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank O5722CEvirginiam
Reviewed June 9, 2014

The best part of our visit was the guided tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and brought to life all the happenings and people that revolved around the Civil war era. If you are interested in American History, stop here. The Lee Family was...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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February 5, 2017|
Response from Oranutan1 | Reviewed this property |
I never heard of a ferry to Hog Island. There is one from Jamestown to Surry.
April 26, 2015|
Response from Savanna D |
Tours start every half hour.