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Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility

White Sulphur Springs, WV
+1 855-453-4858
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fascinating

Well worth the time and money. A fascinating part of history that has not been long known about... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
runningRon
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Augusta, Georgia
"We must not allow a mine shaft gap!"

American bunker hidden in plain sight at the Greenbrier hotel. (Which, by the way, has the most... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
blythespirit718
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Montgomery, New York
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A Cold War Bunker that was built between 1958 and 1961 underground on the grounds of the Greenbrier; the facility is open for tours.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Well worth the time and money. A fascinating part of history that has not been long known about. Especially fun for those cold war buffs, or us old folks who lived through it!

Thank runningRon
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

American bunker hidden in plain sight at the Greenbrier hotel. (Which, by the way, has the most garishly colored carpets in the lobbies). Interesting and informative tour, if somewhat abbreviated due to the repurposing of the bunker for document storage. The tour hints at the...More

Thank blythespirit718
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We signed up for this tour two days prior to taking it because we thought it might fill up on a Wednesday, especially right before Memorial Day weekend. When we got there, there were only six other people there so we had a wonderfully intimate...More

Thank Juneper
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A history lesson of the Cold War and where we would relocate our government officials in the event our country was under a nuclear attack. The tour guides were outstanding describing what would take place in the bunker and what life would be life for...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After reading about the bunkers, we made a reservation for the tour while we were on vacation in the area. Just walking around the Greenbrier itself was nice; it's a beautiful hotel. But the hidden bunkers were amazing! It was so interesting to see all...More

Thank Deb_traveller
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

such a great tour!!! learned about this place a few years ago and decided to make the trip down. worth the 6 hour drive. The only complaint I had was that pictures weren't allowed, but the tour guide shared that it's because of the company...More

Thank Traci D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Every US History buff needs to experience this tour, learn what it was like during the cold war and ask yourself what if questions.

Thank Carguy46703
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The secret bunker to be used by the government in the event of a nuclear tour is open for tours at the Greenbrier. It was "hidden in the open." If you like history, you will be amazed at the preparations to maintain the federal government...More

Thank smitty237
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This was a great tour about the secret government bunker for the US government from 1963 to 1993. Our Tour Guide, Roger, was very knowledgeable of the history of the former secrets of the bunker. Roger grew up in the area and shared some stories...More

Thank TravelingWithNancy
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very thorough review by our tour host at the hotel. A few parts are off-limits as a secure data storage company took over part of it, but most of the glitz areas still open. A bit more sterile then the ICBM bunker tours out west,...More

Thank Wanderer409
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chriss220es
7 September 2017|
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Response from TheGreenbrier | Property representative |
Many guests have taken the tour with no issues. The Bunker is underground and has no windows. However, the spaces are large and well lit that you will be touring. The smallest space you will be in is the elevator that you... More
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Chicagotraveler1956
30 May 2017|
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Response from TheGreenbrier | Property representative |
The Greenbrier does offer Transportation service from the airport to the Resort. Simply contact our Reservations Department and they will be pleased to make the arrangements for you. We look forward to welcoming you to The... More
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Stacey B
14 March 2017|
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Response from Juliann M | Reviewed this property |
My children are grown. The tour is 90 minutes long. You are moving not just sitting in one place. There were some children closer to your children's age. The guide handled them very well. They did not feel talked down... More
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