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Lee Chapel and Museum

11-17 Letcher Ave, Lexington, VA 24450
+1 540-463-8768
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An important part of American History

Stop by while school is not in session so it is not so crowded. Very interesting and informative... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Lee Chapel and Museum

A must for Civil War buffs. The tour guide was informative. Photographs were allowed. Very... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Troy D
Augusta, Georgia
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11-17 Letcher Ave, Lexington, VA 24450
+1 540-463-8768
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Stop by while school is not in session so it is not so crowded. Very interesting and informative. It's very important to understand American history from both sides.

Thank D W
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A must for Civil War buffs. The tour guide was informative. Photographs were allowed. Very interesting exhibits.

Thank Troy D
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The original portraits of Lee and Washington by Peale and Pine are exciting to see in person and a bonus to be added to the valuable history learned. These two men, Washington and Lee were two of the greatest Americans and the their lives and...More

Thank prietenizei
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Two names will resonate with Americans -- George Washington and Robert E. Lee. And where better to discover the lives and connections of these two men than on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. The Lee Chapel on the main campus...More

Thank goughf
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Located on the beautiful campus of the 9th oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S., the Lee Chapel and Museum is definitely worth a visit while in Lexington. The chapel itself is an elegant expression of Italianate and Colonial Revival architecture, and the space...More

Thank Jody B
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Washington and Lee is a beautiful campus. The Lee Chapel is free to go in and the museum is only requested donation . Very beautiful walk through the campus .

Thank Sandsjg
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Lee Chapel is in a beautiful setting and the guide at the chapel brings history alive. The chapel was never consecrated so no religious events take place there. There are many of Lee's personal things on exhibit in the museum. The family crypt is also...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

The chapel is beautiful in its simplicity. Students work as guides and are very knowledgeable. The memorial statue of Lee is him sleeping on the battlefield and is a great work of art!

Thank CSG1984
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The chapel history is very interesting and feels alive as still being used. The Museum is excellent recap of history of University and the impact of Lee had. Also good selection of items from that time period which provide excellent insight into the period.

Thank Anglophile_girl48
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My husband has wanted to visit this chapel for years. He loved it. The guide was so helpful and informative. Washington and LeeUniversity has a gorgeous campus.

Thank Joy M
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27 April 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey M | Reviewed this property |
I have only visited one time, but I would contact Washington & Lee University