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Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run

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Well done and worth a trip

We really enjoyed ourselves. It as nice to see how common colonials lived as Williamburg and Mount... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
katherinejensen4
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Katy, Texas
Colonial life as it was for the masses

Claude Moore Colonial Farm is unique in the National Park System as the only park that does not... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
JofromMcLean
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McLean, Virginia
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The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run is a living history museum that portrays family life on a small, low-income farm just prior to the Revolutionary War. This privately funded and operated National Park, located in McLean, Virginia, has...more
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6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101-2208
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

The farm was very quiet and there wasn’t much to see in the way of farm stuff, but the people working were knowledgeable and really friendly and engaging. They let us help with their tasks and explained a lot of intricate details about the farm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Due to budget cuts, Claude Moore Colonial Farm is losing its funding and after this year will close unless a new bill gets through Congress. I am unsure if the issues with the farm are due to losing their money or if they have just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I lovely place and a beloved Mclean area tradition for all families. Claude Moore helps today’s digital youths see beyond their digital appliances, And experience life As lived by the colonials. Another interesting attraction for older folks is the used book store maintained at Claude...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We really enjoyed ourselves. It as nice to see how common colonials lived as Williamburg and Mount Vernon only show how aristocrats lived. Its way different. However this site needs more funding. Things that were on the map, like the hoofed animals were missing and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Great little park. * HEADS UP * there are two (2) separate entrance, the main one leads to their YMCA & baseball/fileds. IT-IS-THE-next entrance that leads to the old GW trail. Yes, you could walk from one to the other with ease. But we always...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Claude Moore Colonial Farm is unique in the National Park System as the only park that does not receive Federal funding. It is also unique in that it isn't the glitzy Williamsburg lifestyle that the upper echelons of society experienced, but what life was like...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

The price is right: $5 for adults and $3 for seniors age 60 or over. The property is set in the slightly rolling hills with both forested and cleared land. Even though the trees had lost their leaves, it was a nice walk. During peak...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dawnfromseattle
Reviewed November 10, 2017

What an unexpected experience with a visiting friend and her two children...as we entered Claude Moore Colonial Farm in late October. Colonial America in 1771, authentic costumes and friendly "settlers", wonderful farm animals and curious geese hoping for a snack. Perfect location in the Virginia...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cristina H
Reviewed August 26, 2017

My English tutor has been a patron to this park and strongly recommended to pay a visit on a market day. My family took her advice and it proved right. To foreigners in America, it was truly hilarious and educative experience. It showed us what...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Very nice park for everyone in the family, we went and just relaxed on a quiet afternoon. The family threw a blanket down and just enjoyed being out in the good ole US. Take time, take family and friends and have a great day in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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