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Address: 4305 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
Phone Number:
+1 804-353-4241
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was...

Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was taken apart,shipped across the Atlantic, and reassembled in Virginia in the 1920s. Today Agecoft Hall is open for tours, special events, educational programs, and is home of The Richmond Shakespeare Festival.

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Two Historical Periods Come Together

We thoroughly enjoyed our 1.5 hour tour of the mansion! Expect to stay longer when the gardens are in bloom. The tour starts with a well done short film, followed by the tour. Our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 1.5 hour tour of the mansion! Expect to stay longer when the gardens are in bloom. The tour starts with a well done short film, followed by the tour. Our tour guide Steve was excellent; he was very knowledgeable, personable and was able to answer all of our many questions. It is a stunning collection of... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to visit. The house and grounds are worth the small entry fee. Even though we went in the winter it was still beautiful. Check out their website for events in the garden.

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Thank dingram4
Williamsburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is surprising and stunning to visit Agecroft Hall. From its beginnings to its journey across the ocean to its spendor where it stands today, the manor is a testament to those who have the vision of the meaningful -- and the means to make it a reality. Stephen was our tour guide, and his exceptional knowledge, his obvious love... More 

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Middletown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is an amazing opportunity to see a Tudor mansion relocated from Great Britain, and only a portion of the mansion was moved! Our tour guide was very informative on the historic aspects of the "house" and the timeframe of its heyday; it was a very interesting narrative throughout the tour of the house. Along with neighboring Virginia House, it's... More 

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Goochland, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went to see a Shakespeare show that was by far one of the best shows we had seen in a while. Great acting, and the seating was outside so it was quite different from an in house theater. We really enjoyed our visit here.

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telford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Interesting guide. Beautiful house and gardens. Great recreation and preservation of tudor splendor. Interesting furnishings.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a fascinating museum in a rather high-end neighborhood off the Carytown area of Richmond; elements of the house were shipped over in the Twenties from an English Tudor house going back to Henry VII's reign. In the late 1960's it became a museum with a lot of it showing you the ways people lived in the Elizabethan era.... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We always love to visit homes with lots of history. The Agecroft Hall is beautiful with furnished rooms. It shows how it looked long ago. The grounds and garden are lovely. So much history to learn about. Definitely worth a visit.

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Richmond, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is an English home that was dismantled and moved to Richmond piece by piece. It's gorgeous, and hosts a lot of good entertainment!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I love going to Agecroft Hall during the summer to watch their Shakespeare plays and picnic. Before the play starts, my friends and I always bring a picnic basket and blankets with us and we sit behind Agecroft on the grass and take in the beautiful views of the James River. Almost always, there is a group of actors that... More 

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