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Address: 331 Bank Street, Norfolk, VA
Phone Number: +1 757-333-1085
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wonderful history and art

this house dates to near the beginning of the existence of substantial residential buildings in a seaside town in Virginia. Its art and artefacts are excellent and diverse, as the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
rustyroohoo
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this house dates to near the beginning of the existence of substantial residential buildings in a seaside town in Virginia. Its art and artefacts are excellent and diverse, as the port allowed for merchants to bring a variety of goods for sale, as are the docents, and there are many special events esp around holidays.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Thus was the first wealthy jewish family to settle in Norfolk. The house is beautiful and has tons of artifacts and gorgeous furniture. The tour is fun and very educational. Next door is the largest mall in the entire area. So enjoy, shop, eat and learn. Hope this helps David G.

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Merlin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Restoration of house and original furnishings are amazing. Social and business prominence of a family of a minority religion enlightening.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

This delightfully restored old colonial style building, was the residence of the first Jewish family in Norfolk. He was a successful shipping magnate and the house has been carefully restored, using original furniture and crockery from the era. Dating from about 1795, it has hight ceilings and all three floors can be visited, including sitting room and dining room on... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Moses Myers house, built in 1795 was the residence of the first permanent Jewish family in Norfolk. A rare gem, the Myers House is furnished almost completely with items that actually belonged to the family. Knowledgeable gallery hosts take you back in time and help you to walk in the family's shoes. If you love historical houses, the Myers... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

I took the grandkids for the Halloween nighttime tour in the dark and they were so spooked! I'm only mentioning that because the grands now live in San Francisco, so I won't have to worry about creating more of a crowd. The tour is guided and very interesting, as I imagine, are the daytime tours throughout the year. I have... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a beautifully maintained historical house. Wonderful for photography on the outside and learning Norfolk History outside and in. Open Saturday & Sunday Noon-5 p.m.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015

18th Century home of early Jewish resident of Norfolk. Nice view into domestic life at that time. Near other historic places.

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crittenden,virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have learned, if you have a chance to go with a guide or do it yourself, always pick the guide, you learn so much more. Our tour was on a Sunday at 1, so had enough time to go to brunch first and then enjoy the tour. Have lived in this area all my life and this was my... More 

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St. James, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2014

This house is now under the watchful eye of the Chrysler Museum. Although it sits in the shadow of a major shopping mall, just stepping inside takes you back a couple of hundred years. The whole story of the Moses Myers family is interesting. When in Norfolk, make this one of your stops.

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