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Historic Christ Church

Route 646, Irvington, VA 22480
+1 804-438-6855
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A hidden gem - really

The history is interesting. The museum and church are excellent. Staff is helpful and informed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sharon C
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Weems, VA
An architectural gem outside Irvington, VA

Simply looking at the exterior of this beautiful little church is inspiring. It must be by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chairman10-11
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Edenton, NC
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Dating from 1735, Christ Church is among America's most important examples of Georgian architecture.
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Route 646, Irvington, VA 22480
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The history is interesting. The museum and church are excellent. Staff is helpful and informed. An important part of history lovingly presented. Good for a visit for sure.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply looking at the exterior of this beautiful little church is inspiring. It must be by the famous architect Wren.

Thank Chairman10-11
Reviewed 13 August 2017

we were told by the Tides Inn staff that this was a free site that you could explore on our own. but when we got there and walked to the Church, we were chased down by staff who demanded that we view the information center...More

1  Thank brian f
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful history. Although we arrived shortly after hours, we were greeted by a kind gentleman who encouraged us to enjoy walking around the grounds and to come back during operating hours for a full tour.

Thank em k
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Restored church with guided tours and a small interactive museum. Presents a view of early colonial life and times on the great neck of Virginia and information on the Carter Family and their extensive holdings. Must see if you are into architecture or history

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I think this is the most interesting historic church I've seen in VA due to the tour and museum exhibits here. The museum is surprisingly well done and modern for a small site like this and does a good job explaining the significance of Christ...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This small but impressive brick church, built 1735, was brilliantly restored after falling into a period of neglect in the 19th century. Miraculously, it survived mostly intact, including all the wonderful original wood interior features. The small museum in front of the church has an...More

Thank CBW47
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We arrived after hours and so were not able to get inside the church or museum. However we did walk around the grounds and were impressed with the beauty and symmetry of the church architecture.

Thank mscarpenter2017
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Interesting to visit. History in a beautiful location. Walk around the church grounds to get a feeling about the area.

Thank DELAWHERE58
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit!! It holds up to or beats nearby Williamsburg. The volunteers are very knowledgeable about the structure and the grounds. There is a museum that teaches you the history and architecture of the magnificent original church. The church is...More

Thank sallygirl2016
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