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Lovely mansion

Enjoyed this beautiful mansion constructed in 1858. Beautifully restored to reflect its pre war... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
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Wonderful Informative Tour Guide

We had a delightful and informative tour guide when we visited Lee Hall Mansion. The home is... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
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Germantown, New York
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This Manor was the best of the three historic houses I visited in Newport News. It has been beautiful restored and the guide was very passionate about the house (and her opinions). The history of the home is interesting and spans before and after the Civil War. The tour starts in the basement and you go up to the main floor and the upper floor. You cannot take pictures in the house, sadly.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Beautifully preserved home of the Lee family! Well worth the $8 entrance fee, or you can purchase a ticket for the Lee Hall Mansion, Endview Plantation, and Virginia War Museum for $18. Senior discounts for those 52 and older or AAA members. It was built just prior to the Civil War. Dr Lee practiced what was then called 'scientific farming' we would call it crop rotation and other normal farming practices today. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the mansion, the family, and local history.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We had never heard of this place until our trip this year, but we enjoyed it very much. We bought a combination ticket in conjunction with admission to the Virginia War Museum and Endview Plantation, so that was a good deal. (Discounts are offered for 62+, so it's an even better combo deal.) Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Photos aren't allowed inside, but there are some lovely spots outside for good pictures. There's even a small gift shop with some unique items. The mansion isn't too far from the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown - easily doable in one day.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

It was a brand new place to visit. I visited. The tour guide was great and very knowledgeable. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JohnBCowgill
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

A nice 1.5 hour visit began with a warm welcome by Juanita, cashier and answer lady in the gallery before the tour. She is a retired history teacher and answered a series of questions from visitors, The tour was conducted by Tanisha who was a "font of knowledge" about the home, family, grounds and related community history. There were 6 of us on the tour and we were not rushed, able to ask as many questions as we wanted to ask. Her calm voice and right on the mark comments were highlights of the tour. The house is inextricably tied into Civil War history, slavery and local community issues which made it a good time, well spent. One comment however...the gallery needs a map of the local area so one can get oriented easily and should include the roads, key homes and water features to allow a visitor to get into the location. There are some maps, but a larger one would be better.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kimsatty
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