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Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
+1 413-637-3206
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went here for a downtown abbey event

Went here for a downtown abbey event 2 years ago. We were there in December and the hall was... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
woody096
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Massachusetts
An Enthusiastic Docent Can Make an Old Mansion Come Alive

And our tour guide, Linda, did just that. She obviously loves Ventford and enjoys telling the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
TeamMan
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Princeton, NJ
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Went here for a downtown abbey event 2 years ago. We were there in December and the hall was decorated for Christmas. The upstairs at that time were not renovated and open for guests. The downstairs was very nice and looked like it would have...More

Thank woody096
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

And our tour guide, Linda, did just that. She obviously loves Ventford and enjoys telling the history of the property, including all the many owners, changes in the mansion over the year and the current restoration. A delightful way to spend 1-2 hours. It will...More

Thank TeamMan
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a Berkshire County resident and must admit I didn't know much anything about Ventfort Hall, but decided it would be a nice attraction to see with my teenage children on this nice summer day. I'm not particularly familiar with the guilded age, but as...More

2  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The mansion was really fun to see and the tour guide was very kind. If you have some time to spare, for sure worth it. They do a great job restoring the house.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our guide, Kelly, was very entertaining. The house is still being renovated but still very interesting.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The mansion is a work in progress but with a little imagination and the pictures of how it once looked it is well worth touring. The tour guide was informative and the house is amazing but so much of it is closed off offering only...More

Thank Robert C
VentfortHall, Public Relations Manager at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Hi Robert, Thank you for your positive review. We work very hard with volunteers and a small part time staff to create a good experience for our guests. Our restoration efforts are ongoing. Our exhibit of the dolls in period clothing has left the museum....More

Reviewed 20 June 2016

We were lucky enough to be the only couple on a tour with a terrific guide. This mansion was a complete wreck. All the original furnishings are gone and much of the original fixtures were stolen or damaged over the years. The restoration that has...More

Thank dee-you08
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This gilded age mansion is going to be amazing if they can every get the refurberation completed. The house is amazing. Please go visit as the need the admission money to help with the work!!!

Thank momalu444
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This Gilded Age mansion is currently undergoing a complete restoration and hosts an interesting lecture series each week exploring a wide range of topics from Berkshires history to contemporary issues. Wonderful tours w/ engaging docents that love what they're doing. Take a trip back in...More

Thank robertba643
Reviewed 22 May 2016

History buffs are not the only ones to enjoy Ventford Hall. To our surprise, when we arrived it was the grounds with extensive plantings, gardens, vistas that amazed us. If you are lucky you can find a potted plant to take home in the mini...More

Thank AKT0707
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Alice K
5 June 2016|
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Response from VentfortHall | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for reaching out to us. On June 14th we have a tea & talk at 4 pm given by Frederikke Borge, Victor Borge's daughter. It is titled "My Father Victor Borge: Concert Pianist/Comedian." We have a sound system... More
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