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Centre Hill Mansion

Centre Hill Court, Petersburg, VA 23803
+1 804-733-2401
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Centre Hill Mansion

Enjoyed the tour of this mansion in Petersburg,VA. The charge is $6.00 per adult. My grown daughter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lizzebham
,
Chesterfield, Virginia
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Interesting Civil War era mansion

This antebellum mansion has a nice little museum in the basement. Knowledgable docents give tours... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
David B
,
Richmond, Virginia
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Centre Hill Court, Petersburg, VA 23803
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+1 804-733-2401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour of this mansion in Petersburg,VA. The charge is $6.00 per adult. My grown daughter and I basically received our own private tour. The mansion is beautiful and very interesting. It was built before the Civil War and the owners left Petersburg during...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

This antebellum mansion has a nice little museum in the basement. Knowledgable docents give tours on the floors above, too. The museum benefited from furnishings used as props when the building was used a set for the PBS series "Mercy Street". I haven't visited since...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This never gets old everytime I visit Fort Lee I stop in to visit. Need to be here in the winter time as its set up beautifully. A great overall experience.

1  Thank Scott O
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Second leg of the tour is center hill mansion built by the bolling family. One of the interesting facts is that the pbs series mercy street was filmed here. The view out the front door shows the landscape of Petersburg and it’s beautiful this time...More

1  Thank clayhamner
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A local told me to visit this place so I did. The tour was very great. You get a detailed history of the place. It is worth seeing. The management of the place has changed hands many times so finding information on hours may be...More

1  Thank JohnBCowgill
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Worth the time to tour...excellent with the right tour guide! If you are interested in the Civil War, this is a great place to visit to see how the rich were different.

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

As some have already stated, this home seems to be closed permanently. However, when it was "open," each time I tried to see the mansion it was closed. From the outside it was obvious that there was little or no money going into upkeep that...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

So wanted to see this! But we were in Petersburg in June 2017 and because the city is in a financial crisis, the tourism office is closed. Some attractions (Blandford Church) are being staffed by volunteers but so far this one is not.

1  Thank Deb B
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a beautiful home that is used as the Greene family home in Mercy Street. Currently there are costumes on display that have been used in the show. Even if you're not a fan of the show, this house is absolutely beautiful, and the...More

1  Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Centre Hill Mansion, in Petersburg, VA, was the historic home of the Bolling family. The home is featured in the PBS drama, Mercy Street. You can see the period furniture and some mannequins wearing dresses from the show. Due to the highly publicized financial mess...More

Thank Robin M
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Diane B
27 July 2016|
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Response from cindyrd | Reviewed this property |
We parked at a local Restaraunt and walked over but they do have parking there for the Mansion.
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