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“peaceful, historical, beautiful”

Lee Chapel and Museum
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 14, 2013

be sure and check the times the chapel is OPEN, because we were there early on a Sunday and it was closed until 12 or 1 o'clock - we could hear someone inside running the vacuum cleaner.

Traveler is buried around the side in the bushes - you can always walk around and see that.

Thank tripeeblonde
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Touring the Lee Chapel and Museum was a very nice morning event. The museum was very informative and laid out well. The price was very reasonable and the staff was friendly and inviting.

1  Thank jsbailey1026
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

This chapel is on the campus of Washington and Lee University and as is the rest of the campus it is very beautiful surrounded by beauty. The Chapel itself is magnificent in its simplicity and the statue of Robert E. Lee ensconced on a stage as part of the chapel is breathtaking. It is called "Recumbent" and is very large and shows him sleeping. This chapel is one of two churches on the campus that bears Lee's name and both are incredibly beautiful. As for the campus itself, it is a work of art everywhere you look and well worth the walk-around. There is no cost except for the contribution you wish to give which is well worth it.

1  Thank Jim W
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

We particularly enjoyed talking with one of the guides who gave us a lot of insight and information on Lee's life. He was very knowledgeable and well-read on this subject. The exhibits are excellent and well-displayed. The written information accompanying them in the gallery adds a lot. Lee's study, preserved as it was, made it seem as if he had just stepped out for a moment. It was fascinating to learn much more about a man of great integrity and character.

1  Thank Susan N
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Very nice tour and beautiful site located on the campus of W&L. The tour guide was engaging and enjoyed telling us Lee's history.

1  Thank Mammo516
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