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A Pleasant Experience, Beautiful History

Very worthwhile. Great tour guide. I lived in the area for many years before finally visiting this... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2015
Chesterfield, VA
Beautiful Building to Visit

I love the history of this home and historical ties to so many in our history. People will... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2015
Ray D
Midlothian, Virginia
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

A house museum with some of the original furnishings. Presidents Lincoln and Taft were once guests here. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff and guides.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Jan Y
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very worthwhile. Great tour guide. I lived in the area for many years before finally visiting this summer and was pleasantly surprised. Beautiful magnolias and weeping willow tree on property. This is in an urban area (guide explains that surrounding property once was part of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 6, 2015

I love the history of this home and historical ties to so many in our history. People will overlook this gem but should definitely stop by for a visit.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Ray D
Reviewed April 26, 2015

My my wife and I visited on April 16, 2015, as part of our Petersburg Museums Block Ticket. Interesting. Our guide, Gene, was nice.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Road802753
Reviewed March 29, 2015

The mansion was used for filming LINCOLN and several other movies and television series. What a place it must have been once! The floors, the wallpaper, the furnishings are all noteworthy. And did I mention that it's "haunted"? The White Lady supposedly roams the grounds,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed October 11, 2014

A beautifully house that should and could be a another jewel amongst those open to the public in Virginia. However, it is in desperate need of funds to restore it to its glory. This mansion has a story of historic value that is fast disappearing....More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Anna S
Reviewed October 11, 2014

Welcoming and knowledgeable staff. Great tour. Beautiful home. A must on the to do list when you visit Petersburg. Support this museum!!!

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed September 24, 2014

Ordinarily, I don't opt for visits of historic houses while on vacation. However, recently, I was a driver for a group of out-of-towners, who were spending the day in Petersburg. One of the places they visited was Centre Hill Mansion. I'm glad they opted for...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed September 3, 2014

An interesting structure for those with an architectural eye, combining Federal, Greek and Colonial revival styles. The tour gives you a glimpse at life during the 1800's, the rooms decorated with original furnishings. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative, making sure to point out...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank ExperiencedEpicurean
Reviewed July 27, 2014

this 'mansion' tour provides information into the changes made to the building from 1823 to the present. The 'rooms' are very large and the history interesting..including the Civil War time.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Diane B
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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.