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Morven Park

17195 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176-7132
+1 703-777-2414
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Many different things to see

You can get a tour of the house, the garden, the carriage house, the turkey farm, the trail, the... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Raymond R
Horses, Carriages, Historic House!

Morven Park has a lot to offer. Great place for a weekend outing; going for a walk; and touring an... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Thomas K
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Morven Park was once the home of Virginia governor, Westmoreland Davis, and his wife Marguerite. More than 70 years after his death, the accomplishments and ideals of Gov. Davis still resonate within the 1,000 acres of this one-of-a-kind place. Each year 150,000 people visit the Park, whether participating in its competitive equestrian events, touring its three museums, attending educational and recreational programs, or just enjoying the beauty of the woodlands, mountainous ridge, historic buildings, and formal gardens. Summer tour hours for Morven Park's three museums are Thursday, Friday,Saturday, and Monday 12p.m.-5p.m. and Sunday 12p.m-5p.m. Starting September 1st, the museums will be open to the public Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 - 5:00, with the last tour starting at 4:00 pm. The historic gardens, Turkey Hill Farm, hiking trails, equestrian center and athletic complex are open every day. Operated by the Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation, Morven Park is a non-profit organization, relying on individual donations, memberships, and event income to finance its public programs and preservation of its historic and natural resources.
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17195 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176-7132
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

You can get a tour of the house, the garden, the carriage house, the turkey farm, the trail, the log house camp, and the view of the fields. Best to do on a cooler day since you can spend so much time outside in the...More

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Morven Park has a lot to offer. Great place for a weekend outing; going for a walk; and touring an historic home. It's just outside of Leesburg, a wonderful town with the best of Virginia history and tradition. The house is reminiscent of Downton Abbey;...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The tour of the Davis Mansion and the carriage museum at Morven Park is well worth the visit. If you are anywhere near Leesburg, do yourself a favor and check it out. The price makes it a super value and the tour guides are outstanding!

Thank forrestb819
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Visited the home, carriage museum, gardens, and grounds over the weekend. The house is interesting and very well preserved. The tour focuses on the 1900s resident, a VA governor, but the earlier history of the house, dating back to the 1700s, is less emphasized. The...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

While on a quick family visit in Leesburg this weekend, we went to the Park twice. Once was a "check it out" drive through. The second time was an early morning long walk prompted by how interesting the park appear to be. No regrets whatsoever...More

Thank NormanSantaFe
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The views from the mansion are gorgeous and the grounds are so nice to walk around. The tours go every hour, but your admission includes the interesting carriage museum and the small, but nice Museum of Hounds and Hunting to take up your time until...More

Thank RYC88
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You don't even know it's tucked away back there. I love taking photos here but there is a lot to see here. A great place to hike and look around in the spring and fall. The main house and carriage museum has events certain times...More

Thank jeanninepepper
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Morven Park made for an absolutely beautiful location for our wedding. The staff was extremely helpful in making the process easy and seemless. I can't count the number of raving comments received about the beauty of both the wedding (on the front steps of the...More

Thank shougen
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a great deal from a discount site. The mansion had a guided tour, which was rushed by our guide. She would finish her talk in each room and invite us to look at the art and furnishings. Within a minute, she then urged...More

Thank triphunter1974
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came here with friends to walk through their dogs. What a beautiful spot. TJ he horses and the fields were so beautiful. It was a perfect way to end our vacation.

Thank Cassie M
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ShababSaad
20 July 2017|
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Response from BoyMom4ever | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's plenty of picnic tables, and benches. After you enter go to the left and you will see a large parking lot. There's tables there. Enjoy!
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stefainemilford
20 April 2017|
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Response from MorvenParkStaff | Property representative |
While enjoying the Park's gardens and grounds, you will find restrooms in the Comfort Station at the end of the main parking lot AND in the Coach House complex (water fountain there as well).
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Tania R
31 March 2017|
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Response from MorvenParkStaff | Property representative |
Yes! Morven Park is a very popular dog walking destination. Park policy asks that you keep your dog on leash at all times and that you pick-up and dispose of any waste. We hope you and your dog enjoy the Park! ~Morven Park... More
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