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Our guides were so friendly and informative. The items contained in the house are very nice and... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
Midlothian, Virginia
Petersburg VA

I love day trips! A few weeks ago we wandered over to Petersburg VA and explored Centre Hill... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

Our guides were so friendly and informative. The items contained in the house are very nice and give you a good feel for what living there was like. I had not visited in about 25 years, and the improvements to the basement area are nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

I love day trips! A few weeks ago we wandered over to Petersburg VA and explored Centre Hill Mansion. If you watch PBS, this is where the "Mercy Street" series was filmed. First, let me tell you that Petersburg is going thru some rough times....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is a lovely house. It is owned by the city of Petersburg. There is limited funding for this wonderful historical site so its hours are also limited. Volunteers are keeping it open and we certainly thank them for their dedication. Be sure to check...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Judith K
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour of this mansion in Petersburg,VA. The charge is $6.00 per adult. My grown daughter and I basically received our own private tour. The mansion is beautiful and very interesting. It was built before the Civil War and the owners left Petersburg during...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank lizzebham
Reviewed February 16, 2018

This antebellum mansion has a nice little museum in the basement. Knowledgable docents give tours on the floors above, too. The museum benefited from furnishings used as props when the building was used a set for the PBS series "Mercy Street". I haven't visited since...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank David B
Reviewed November 20, 2017

This never gets old everytime I visit Fort Lee I stop in to visit. Need to be here in the winter time as its set up beautifully. A great overall experience.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Scott O
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Second leg of the tour is center hill mansion built by the bolling family. One of the interesting facts is that the pbs series mercy street was filmed here. The view out the front door shows the landscape of Petersburg and it’s beautiful this time...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank clayhamner
Reviewed August 27, 2017

A local told me to visit this place so I did. The tour was very great. You get a detailed history of the place. It is worth seeing. The management of the place has changed hands many times so finding information on hours may be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Worth the time to tour...excellent with the right tour guide! If you are interested in the Civil War, this is a great place to visit to see how the rich were different.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Linda M
Reviewed July 18, 2017

As some have already stated, this home seems to be closed permanently. However, when it was "open," each time I tried to see the mansion it was closed. From the outside it was obvious that there was little or no money going into upkeep that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Diane B
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Response from cindyrd | Reviewed this property |
We parked at a local Restaraunt and walked over but they do have parking there for the Mansion.