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

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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Antique Gem!

My husband and I were in Richmond for a family visit, and had less than two days to wander on our own. We came across this house through a brochure, and thought we would go check... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tricia S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were in Richmond for a family visit, and had less than two days to wander on our own. We came across this house through a brochure, and thought we would go check it out. It was worth the drive, if you love history, architecture, and antiques! The mansion is in a beautiful section of Richmond,and the... More 

Thank Tricia S
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in search of a free event and dont want to battle the restaurant crowds. Take a picnic to Agecroft Hall. The grounds are beautiful and house is an amazing step back in time. on Mother's day they offer a free band concert.

Thank PoorEd
Richmond, VA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very knowledgeable docent, but my husband felt she didn't spend enough time on the weaponry on display. There are some really beautiful period pieces that are just gorgeous, and she was very knowledgeable on the art work and other aspect of the home. The house is amazing, and it boggles the mind that they were able to... More 

Thank roseytheriveter
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of a kind in Richmond. This Tudor style home was actually brought over in pieces from England and reconstructed on rolling hills overlooking the James River. Guided tours of the house and the Elizabethan gardens Tuesday to Sunday

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This is part of a Tudor and Stuart estate moved from England to Rihcmond by Thomas Williams, who hoped to develop his land into an English village. He didn't live to see this, but his wife sold the lots, and a very upscale neighborhood developed. The foundation purchased period furniture, and the tour emphasizes the Tudor - Stuart style. The... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great site to visit to enjoy house museum, gardens and outdoor plays. Staff very welcoming and knowledgeable. Loved the carvings on the bedroom furniture. Amazing the window did not break on the trip over the pond. Must see!

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

A visit to Agecroft Hall in Richmond, Virginia, is fascinating on so many levels. First, this magnificent manor house originally was built in England, then later was disassembled, crated, moved and reconstructed in Virginia. Second, it once was owned by the Langleys, a powerful family for several centuries that had ties to the English throne and the Catholic Church. Agecroft... More 

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Floyd, Virginia
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our tour guide, Robin was one of the most friendly people you could ever meet. Her deep knowledge of the time period and her passion for history really shined. She was so patient with answering all of our questions and we were able to learn so much from her tour. The house was decorated beautifully with furnishings from the time... More 

Thank Jason G
Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

A unique place in Richmond with an interesting past. Inside are some awesome pieces of furniture and artwork. I don't recommend small children on the tour, they can't touch anything and seem to get antsy fast. During my tour, two different families had to escort their children back outside.

Thank Doug H
New London, Connecticut
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were most fortunate to have a personal guided tour that lasted over an hour. (We arrived in the morning when there were few other visitors.) The Hall is a museum as much as it is a restored manor, transported from Lancashire in England. The furnishings, paintings, and other art works are remarkable. Our guide was knowledgeable and gracious. There... More 

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