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Stratford Hall

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Interesting and relaxing

When I visited, it was the Lee’s birthday celebration. There were demonstrations by people in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Orlando, Florida
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Not like Williamsburg but a historical site with a very interesting tour presented by an older lady... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fairfax County, Virginia
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Come visit Stratford Hall, home of the Lees of Virginia. Tour the Great House with one of our knowledgeable guides or tour at your own pace with a self-guided tour. After you've viewed the Great House take a stroll around our beautiful property...more
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483 Great House Rd, Stratford, VA 22558-0001
+1 757-784-6047
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When I visited, it was the Lee’s birthday celebration. There were demonstrations by people in period clothing. The docents seemed knowledgeable about the room in which they were stationed. I asked numerous questions and they were all answered, giving me just the right amount of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not like Williamsburg but a historical site with a very interesting tour presented by an older lady whom really new the history as well as other related details of the property and the various owners. A little bit out of the way but Fredericksburg is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P A
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to Stratford Hall. First, it is about 45 minutes east of Fredericksburg therefore, it does not get the visitors as much as other historic homes in the area. Plenty of their own and state signage on the way but, unless I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NSF4040
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

It is a great place with lots of history. I love wondering around here and like seeing the work that is being done to restore the place and keep it up. I think it is important to have places to visit like this and see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tamilee68
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Thankfully, military families get in free at Stratford Hall, because otherwise we wouldn’t have been very happy. The staff is cranky and pretty unwelcoming. Our tour guide (Jamie) was really, really long winded...and slightly rude at times. After a while I just tuned her out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Stratford Hall hosts a bunch of events at different times of the year. There's a big yard area, as well as a building with historical museum exhibits of Virginia and Civil War history.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 516adamt
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Love taking family to visit Stratford Hall, the Lee Family home. Tours are excellent. Artifacts are wonderful. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sandy M
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great day trip from Washington DC. Wonderful informative tour of the Great House. Grounds great for walking.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank William K
Reviewed February 6, 2018

I was very impressed by the Great House, stately and historic, the tours are very good, and very different depending on the guide as it should be, I have taken two tours and they really differed. giving good information each time. The home is being...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ann C
Reviewed February 4, 2018

It's great that a group of women came together in 1929 to purchase and preserve this important Georgian building of the 1730's. Although Robert E. Lee's family soon lost the property to bankruptcy following his birth, the buildings and the surrounding property have been wonderfully...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Philip C
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May 3, 2017|
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Response from gladfly | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Kaleu711 | Reviewed this property |
Try Fredericksburg, Virginia.