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Great Day Trip from DC for a Quick Get-Away

Planned to get out of dodge for a day and headed west on I-66 to Winchester. Heard that there was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Janine T
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Arlington, Virginia
Interpreting the art, history and culture of the Shenandoah Valley

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley is filled with history, dating to the Revolutionary War and the Civil... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) is dedicated to preserving and enriching the cultural life and heritage of the Valley. This regional history complex includes a house dating to the eighteenth century, six acres of spectacular gardens, and a...more
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901 Amherst St, Winchester, VA 22601-3305
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Planned to get out of dodge for a day and headed west on I-66 to Winchester. Heard that there was a fun art exhibit in the gardens of the Museum... we came for the Lego's and stayed for the beauty! Just wow, the gardens are...More

Thank Janine T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley is filled with history, dating to the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. But the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley offers another view of this fascinating and beautiful landscape. Located at 901 Amherst Street in Winchester, it interprets the art, history and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a neat little place to visit and walk around. It was very warm the day we visited and this building was a welcome place to cool down. Staff was VERY friendly!

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to visit a few days ago. Luckily the rain held off as the nicest part was the gardens. Enjoyed looking around the house and gardens but found the museum bland on the whole.

Thank Maryaitch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three generations enjoyed a family day of fun walking through the beautiful gardens adorned with Lego sculptures.

Thank valerie711
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the gardens and history . We have attended many events and especially enjoy the tour of the home and gardens!

Thank tinaliong7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed exploring the gardens here. The museum itself was fine, but held no surprises for me, but I already knew a lot about the area. The house iin the garden is not filled with the original furniture and the gardens are relatively new....More

Thank Steph9732
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go on a good weather day. Good history historic house beautiful gardens check out the garden with the pond and waterfall

Thank katiejoek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for places to stop on our trips north is getting harder with each trip. We decided to stop at the Museum and enjoy the history which turned out to be very informative. The best surprise was the acres of gardens and the statues you...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there for a visit. A very nasty lady was berating someone at a Cancer function. Turns out she ordered the entire catering gig and was the director in charge of it. She should be ashamed, otherwise the place is average. Not missing much really.

Thank Peter R
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Jack L
13 June 2018|
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Response from rddiggins | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jack, Yes, you can take pictures. You can also check out their website as they have a policy on photography. Rhonda
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saramay
28 June 2016|
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Response from apdemas | Reviewed this property |
No, they've got some snacks for sale in the gift store, but nothing like a sit-down place where you can order food.
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