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A Tudor twist on Virginia's history of homes

Along with Agecroft Hall, Virginia House is a portion of a Tudor estate dismantled in Great Britain... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2016
LJL1974
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Middletown, Maryland
Knowledgeable guide

Of all the guides I had in five days in Richmond. This guide in the garden was the most... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
608ermal
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Hudson, Florida
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Virginia House is open by appointment only. Virginia House was formerly an English manor house that was relocated to Richmond in 1925. The home is now owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4301 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
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+1 804-353-4251
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

My parents used to live across the street from Virginia House, at 4308 Sulgrave Road. Several friends have worked there. The dear old place has always kept up its charm and mystique, and I love to take friends there, even though I now live 900...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

PROS; built simultaneously with Agecroft Hall it has a completely different feel to it . it is just as amazing and we were blessed with another great docent. This time our docent was young and full of energy and funny. We enjoyed listening to her...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We agree — the gardens are gorgeous this time of year! We hope you will be able to visit us again soon!

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Forget Maymont. This should be the number 1 thing to do in Richmond! If you love old mansions this is a must see! Imagine having enough money to buy a home in England, dismantle it, and put it up in Richmond. The home is beautiful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your visit — the grounds are gorgeous this time of year:) We hope you will be able to visit us again soon!

Reviewed February 17, 2018

Excellent tour and tour guide very close to Powhite and Cary Street, easy to find a wonderful tour of British manor house pieces all put together into a glorious house with pieces from 1400's to 1600's well done to this dear couple who never had...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback for visiting Virginia House....again! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will be able to visit us again soon!

Reviewed September 17, 2017

We called ahead to visit earlier this afternoon and were told to arrive by 4pm for a tour. When we arrived at ten to four and said that we had called ahead for a tour, the staff member on duty very unprofessionally told us that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your feedback! We are sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience. We appreciate all feedback (positive and negative). We have passed your feedback along to staff at Virginia House. Feedback from our visitors...More

Reviewed December 7, 2016

Along with Agecroft Hall, Virginia House is a portion of a Tudor estate dismantled in Great Britain and moved to Virginia in the 1920's. It's a fascinating tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. It is also worth the visit to see the surrounding neighborhood...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will be able to visit us again!

Reviewed August 25, 2016

We really enjoy history and Virginia is one of the most historical places you can visit. We took the Virginia House tour today and it was lovely. Our tour guide (Irene) was pleasant, knowledgeable, and an excellent guide. The Virginia House and it's gardens are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will be able to visit us again!

Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Of all the guides I had in five days in Richmond. This guide in the garden was the most knowledgeable. She knew the gardening aspects and the garden design. There could not have been a better tour of a garden

Date of experience: April 2016
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Jennifer N, Manager at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for visiting Virginia House and for your positive feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and our garden guide! We hope you will be able to visit again!

Reviewed March 23, 2016

Nice house, nice tour guide, pretty neighborhood, pretty grounds but the overall feeling I walked away with was the entire setting was contrived. I'm not sorry I went but I'm glad I didn't make a special trip just to see it.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Greg H, Manager of Web and Digital Resources at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2016

Thank you for the review. We're glad you enjoyed your trip to Richmond and we hope you come back to visit the Virginia Historical Society again soon

Reviewed December 22, 2015

We arrived for a 10 AM tour on a rainy day and could not have asked for better! We were the only people in our tour, so we had the docent to ourselves. She was very well informed, friendly, and un-rushed. By the time our...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Greg H, Manager of Web and Digital Resources at Virginia House, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2016

Thank you for the great review of Virginia House. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit, and we hope you come back soon to the House and Gardens. Best, VHS Staff

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