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Lee Hall Mansion

168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
+1 757-888-3371
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Great visit

A nice 1.5 hour visit began with a warm welcome by Juanita, cashier and answer lady in the gallery... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Newport News, Virginia
Went for the Christmas decorations.

I was very disappointed that there were so few Christmas decorations, when that is the reason we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Williamsburg, Virginia
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168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
+1 757-888-3371
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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...More

Thank kimsatty
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very disappointed that there were so few Christmas decorations, when that is the reason we went.

Thank R1GRO
Reviewed 20 October 2017

  Had a really great time at Lee Hall today, Juanita Conway connected with all of us, knowledgeable and communicated well. Will be back with my parents. Did not seem like much from the road, but really liked the inside, the care they put into...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a cool old home. Built in 1850 on 2200 succesful farming acres. It was initially rented by Gen Magruder of the Confederate army in 1862 and eventually taken over by them, driving the owner away. They ruined it. When the owner returned in...More

1  Thank crowther1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wonderful piece of local history that we finally went to see having passed so many times in our visits to other places in our home area of Hampton and Newport News. So glad we finally got to see this hidden treasure, beautiful architecture, history, story...More

1  Thank 181dianah
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Good for a rainy spring day, the tour guide was very informative and the history of this family and home is really interesting.

Thank KRF-traveler
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A fascinating gem in the Civil War history. The period furniture and the people are stunning. Mr. Moore was brilliant with his knowledge of the property and the war overall! Can't wait to come back!

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Lee Hall Mansion is a must-see attraction for Civil War historians for several reasons not associated with the fact that it has no relation to the famous Lee family of Virginia. Built between 1848 and 1859, located near the junction of US Route 60 and...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The house is lovely. Beautifully restored with period furniture. The docent was extremely knowledgeable and interesting. Loved the period clothes. Well worth making the time to visit.

Thank marymc13
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Maybe if I was a history buff I might like this tour. I was just reminded of a stupid part of our history. I see no need to dwell on it.

Thank Oranutan1
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6 February 2017|
Response from Oranutan1 | Reviewed this property |
I never heard of a ferry to Hog Island. There is one from Jamestown to Surry.
27 April 2015|
Response from Savanna D |
Tours start every half hour.