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Historic Rugby

5517 Rugby Hwy., State Scenic Hwy 52, Rugby, TN 37733-5008
+1 423-628-2441
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Christmas event

My family read about family Christmas event being held in historic Rugby. Everything was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Momtraveler10
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Crossville, Tennessee
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Disappointing Visit

We went the first week of November and had a bad experience. We hoped to get a tour but time was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gaye K
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5517 Rugby Hwy., State Scenic Hwy 52, Rugby, TN 37733-5008
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+1 423-628-2441
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family read about family Christmas event being held in historic Rugby. Everything was very disappointing and such a let down. We drove an hour and a half for terrible food and not much of any Christmas ambiance. No lights, nothing Like the ad had...More

Thank Momtraveler10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went the first week of November and had a bad experience. We hoped to get a tour but time was Eastern and we came from Central not realizing the time difference. The rather unfriendly lady giving a tour said we could come back in...More

1  Thank Gaye K
Reviewed 31 October 2017

If you have never visited Rugby, you are missing a true treat. The shops are impressive and the merchandise is first quality. Much of the merchandise is made by local craftsmen and artists. The tours for the historical Rugby are so informative but not time...More

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We have visited Rugby a couple times. We took the tour this trip and really enjoyed going on all of the old buildings and learning the history of the town. Everyone in town are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I had heard about Rugby from a friend and decided to try it out. Cute little village with friendly locals. It is well worth a visit!

Thank natalieh2006
Reviewed 7 September 2017

When going to Rugby, make sure to take the tour. It explains the reason for the town and makes the visit more enjoyable, knowing what you are looking at. There are hidden treasures in the library....

Thank James N
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our most recent visit to Rugby was on Thursday a couple of weeks back. This beautiful restored English settlement appears as if you are stepping out of a time capsule into the late 1800s. If you want to go when lots of things are going...More

1  Thank gemcityer
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Rugby to admire the interesting architecture and the beautiful gardens but the town was empty. This is June but on a Monday. Nothing was open except one antique/B&B. There are no places to eat, no one at the welcome center. However, there...More

1  Thank MTR5959
HistoricRugbyInc, Manager at Historic Rugby, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review of Historic Rugby! We're sorry we were closed on the day you came. You can find our hours listed on our website historicrugby.org. Since we are a nonprofit, we are limited on our hours of operation; however, we are working...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were camping over Memorial Day weekend and because of the sketchy weather, went for a drive instead of hiking. We decided to head up to Rugby, which I'd known about but never visited. Went to the town gift shop and found some really neat...More

Thank Frank L
HistoricRugbyInc, Manager at Historic Rugby, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks for the review and we're glad that your stopped by to visit with us. If you're ever interested in coming back to visit us again or come to one of our events, make sure to check out our historic lodging. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

i Had been wanting to visit here. about 2 hrs 15 minutes from were we live. This is a town on the National Register of Historic Places. Great History, beautiful buildings. We will come back to be able to finish this tour. They also have...More

Thank Sharon S
HistoricRugbyInc, Manager at Historic Rugby, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

We're glad you enjoyed your time visiting with us. Thank you for your review and we look forward to having you back with us soon to finish our tour!

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Nightstar22
25 June 2017|
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Response from HistoricRugbyInc | Property representative |
Yes and no. It depends upon what all you want to make a part of your trip. The tour lasts approx. an hour, and you'll want to check out the our shops that carry local artisan crafts and British favorites. We also have... More
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