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This museum has closed to the public until further notice as of Friday October 21, 2016 due to... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2016
Brian S
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This is the mansion they use for Mercy Street. Interesting rooms and nice to see some of the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2016
Marie W
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

This museum has closed to the public until further notice as of Friday October 21, 2016 due to budget cuts. It is hoped that an outside organization will take over the operations in the near future.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

This is the mansion they use for Mercy Street. Interesting rooms and nice to see some of the costumes and furniture they use.Guide very knowledgeable about house.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

It had been a while since our last visit. We visited as part of the Garden Week tour. Each visit will be different. Didn't get to see all as they were filming Mercy Street. Fun to see what they were doing for the filming. Guide...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank maggymolly
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is an awesome attraction and very affordable. I really enjoyed our guide. He was very factual but did not try to be dominating. He let the mansion be the focal point. The PBS series "Mercy Street" is filmed here. I have not seen the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Finally a house that reminded me of Ashley Wilkes planation from Gone with the Wind. The guides name was Nona and she was very knowledgeable and friendly. The bathroom was incredible.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Gina W
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Well preserved 1800s home that gives you a look back into life in Petersburg during the Civil War. The estate, woodwork and history of the home is very impressive. Ask questions about the secret passageways and tunnels to the river. Obviously not what everyone lived...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank eglsnst00
Reviewed July 30, 2016

we came to the richmond area to celebrate my honey's birthday!...he is a relative of general mahone....we were told a few items that belonged to general mahone were @ the mansion...there was a bookcase, table and piano...all were so lovely...they were also used in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank mjpk25
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Nice tour. Guide was informative. Wish we could had more time and may go back when we have more time

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank greg00
Reviewed July 25, 2016

On a recent visit to historic Petersburg, a friend and I toured the Centre Hill Mansion (upon advice from the folks at the beautiful Blandford Church) and it was the highlight of our visit! Our tour guide Angie McLaughin was fabulous--giving us the inside scoop...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank nooboo29
Reviewed July 22, 2016

On a drive back to Delaware from Florida, we happened to stop in Petersburg VA for the night. At the hotel, we looked to see what sites we could visit before finishing the last leg home. Listed was the Centre Hill Mansion, so we visited...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank prettymanp
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Diane B
July 27, 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.