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Address: 4305 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
Phone Number: +1 804-353-4241
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was...

Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was taken apart,shipped across the Atlantic, and reassembled in Virginia in the 1920s. Today Agecoft Hall is open for tours, special events, educational programs, and is home of The Richmond Shakespeare Festival.

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Lovely Home and Interesting History

We always love to visit homes with lots of history. The Agecroft Hall is beautiful with furnished rooms. It shows how it looked long ago. The grounds and garden are lovely. So... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
North Carolina

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always love to visit homes with lots of history. The Agecroft Hall is beautiful with furnished rooms. It shows how it looked long ago. The grounds and garden are lovely. So much history to learn about. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sunny0807
Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an English home that was dismantled and moved to Richmond piece by piece. It's gorgeous, and hosts a lot of good entertainment!

Thank annecaroline92
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love going to Agecroft Hall during the summer to watch their Shakespeare plays and picnic. Before the play starts, my friends and I always bring a picnic basket and blankets with us and we sit behind Agecroft on the grass and take in the beautiful views of the James River. Almost always, there is a group of actors that... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Suggest reading the book Agecroft Hall by Lisa Crutchfield before you visit, it's a short read and well worth it. The book will give you a greater appreciation and insight of the Hall.

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

You could easily spend half a day here, touring the house, touring the grounds, and learning about days gone by. Our tour guide was super informative and told little vignettes about life at the Estate and about life in those time, so I learned a lot. It is amazing that this house was part of a larger community design that... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Agecroft is a really cool place to visit. In the summer, they host the Richmond Shakespeare Festival which is always a real treat. Awesome place for a picnic with a view and some history.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Such a beautiful house! To take apart and house, ship it across the pond and put it back together again is just amazing. You learn that and more when you tour Agecroft Hall. It is a lovely way to spend a few hours to take a tour of the home and gardens. If you are in RVA in the summer,... More 

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Lake Worth, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I wouldn't miss this. Even in the UK, I don't know of a Tudor great house that shows as much of Tudor life or is as lovely as this. They moved it a stone at a time from the UK, if I have the right place in mind, and it's amazing. One volunteer set out to put my beautiful but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

I came to Agecroft Hall with friends to tour the gardens and see the house. The grounds are very nice - a series of areas connected to the house including two tree-lined walks, a sunken garden, terraced herb gardens, and a turf maze. The house is situated in a residential neighborhood on the crest of a little hill that leads... More 

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Leesburg, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Interesting history: this 17th century house was disassembled, shipped to Richmond, and reassembled. Tours are intimate and informative, and quite reasonable at about $8 a person. Unpretentious and informal.

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