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Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
+1 413-637-3206
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Very interesting but will be better when renovated further

We undertook a tour during our visit, hoping to see another side of the Gilded Age that we saw in... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
Brisbane, Australia
Great cottage to visit as much for history than the renovation process

We came a little bit randomly but we are very happy to have found it! Incredible house to visit... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Camille N
Paris, France
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
+1 413-637-3206
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We undertook a tour during our visit, hoping to see another side of the Gilded Age that we saw in Newport, RI. The hall is however still needing a lot of work so it is important to look beyond that. I wish them well but...More

Thank graemerk
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We came a little bit randomly but we are very happy to have found it! Incredible house to visit, the guided tour and the guide were very interesting, as much about the history of the cottage than about the renovation that still goes on. You...More

Thank Camille N
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Thorough and interesting tour -- much improved from several years ago. Terrific guide. Much more work needs to be done on the house, so the tour will likely be even better in the future.

Thank Mitchell K
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our tour guide (who clearly is very passionate about this historical building) gave us a very entertaining tour of this lovely home, including recounting stories about its colorful former inhabitants and the large amount of work that has been put into restoring it.

Thank Traveler42012
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you like historic homes, you'll want to visit Ventfort Hall. Take advantage of the free tours that leave every hour; it will add so much more to your experience. The home is partially restored (some portions are completely closed off) and it's also a...More

Thank Ellen B
VentfortHall, Public Relations Manager at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour of the mansion. I do want to clarify that our hourly guided tours are not free. Our tours are $18.00 for adults and we offer discounts to seniors and...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you have a passion for local Berkshire history this is one place you need to visit. Ventfort Hall not only has a past of its own, within its walls is a wealth of information regarding a time in history when opulence reigned supreme for...More

Thank Freedom_on_wheels
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was a yewr ago, but my wife and I visited The Ventnor Hall Mansion in Lenox on Walker Street, about a two minute walk from Lenox center. we found it surprisingly interesting, and a good tour for the whole family.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Went here for a downtown abbey event 2 years ago. We were there in December and the hall was decorated for Christmas. The upstairs at that time were not renovated and open for guests. The downstairs was very nice and looked like it would have...More

Thank woody096
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

And our tour guide, Linda, did just that. She obviously loves Ventford and enjoys telling the history of the property, including all the many owners, changes in the mansion over the year and the current restoration. A delightful way to spend 1-2 hours. It will...More

Thank TeamMan
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a Berkshire County resident and must admit I didn't know much anything about Ventfort Hall, but decided it would be a nice attraction to see with my teenage children on this nice summer day. I'm not particularly familiar with the guilded age, but as...More

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Alice K
5 June 2016|
Response from VentfortHall | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for reaching out to us. On June 14th we have a tea & talk at 4 pm given by Frederikke Borge, Victor Borge's daughter. It is titled "My Father Victor Borge: Concert Pianist/Comedian." We have a sound system... More