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Walton's Mountain Museum

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Route 617, Schuyler, VA
+1 434-831-2000
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Goodnight Walton's

This was my favorite family series of all time. My husband took me here for my 60th birthday since... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Borntoolate58
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Frankfort, Kentucky
10 Days thru Virginia

The last spot we visitied before turning to home was here. Wife/was a huge fan of the show. The... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
PAnomad4
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Route 617, Schuyler, VA
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+1 434-831-2000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my favorite family series of all time. My husband took me here for my 60th birthday since it was on my wish list. i was so excited to see the actual place that all these wonderful stories came from. We spent 3 hours...More

3  Thank Borntoolate58
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

The last spot we visitied before turning to home was here. Wife/was a huge fan of the show. The museum is far more entertaining and interesting than you can imagine. I especially liked the actual TV camera used to film the show as well as...More

Thank PAnomad4
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Loved the museum and going across the street to Mr. Hammers boyhood home. Loved seeing all the old toys based on the show. Very interesting.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have visited the Walton Mountain Museum three times in last 4 years. It is in the large old schoolhouse building, NOT the Walton Home. For $10 you see a film narrated by Earl Hammer, writer of the Waltons TV show and...More

Thank Beth Brown L
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

What a great place to visit. Such a friendly place. Loved being here and learning the true story behind the "Walton" family. They have done a very nice job on comparing the real life family with the tv story. I love the history. This was...More

Thank Dave J
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

The Walton Hamner house has new owners and have already made wonderful changes worth seeing. If you are a Walton’s or Earl Hamner Jr. fan...this is a must see!

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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We loved this museum! It is housed in an unassuming building that, inside, sort of looks like a school cafeteria. There are rooms along either side of the large space, and each one is replicated to look like one of the rooms familiar to anyone...More

1  Thank rsf5
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Waltons Mt. Museum Nov.6, 2017 and enjoyed reminiscing. They had lots of pictures signed from the cast and mock ups of rooms from the house. Also we visited the "real house" and had a great tour. If you loved the...More

3  Thank Swill7885
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Was the Walton's Mountain Museum exactly what I thought it would be. Yes and No. Am I glad we made the trip (drive) from Canada -absolutely. There is something very special about Schuyler, Virginia. We stayed at the White Pig B&B on Irish Road and...More

1  Thank Susan H
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

It was a beautiful drive into Schuyler. It really gave the feeling of what it was like to live in the back woods of Virginia. The museum is in the Schuyler Elementary School, that is no longer in service. The cost to get in is...More

5  Thank sfischl
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Craig H
April 25, 2018|
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Response from Swill7885 | Reviewed this property |
We were staying at a Koa in stauton. it wasn't to bad under a hour drive.
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floridalady1
August 8, 2017|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
Orchard Hill House. Period. It just a little ways away in Lovingston Va. which is a lovely town itself, and close and you can run up the mountain from there in a very short time. I can also encourage you to google it for... More
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Jaci M
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Response from 1101Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dedicated hiking trails. The road leading to the little village and the museum is quite scenic. There are few vehicles so it is quite conducive to hiking.
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