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Address: 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151-3037
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+1 703-437-1794
11:00 - 16:00
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They renamed it "Sully Historic Site"

I went hear years ago as a kid. It was a neat experience. They show what life was like on a working plantation. Back in my days (the 1990s) it was referred to as Sully Plantation... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 November 2016
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sully Plantation in Chantilly, Virginia, doesn't resemble the grand antebellum plantation houses of the 1800s. But it has enough history and elegance to entertain any visitor. The current house, which has been enlarged but never basically altered from the time it was constructed in 1794, is situated on an estate originally patented by Captain Henry Lee of Westmoreland County in... More 

Thank Taylor B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Sully Plantation for many years now. I even worked there for a few years in the Museum Store and loved the gorgeous grounds, interesting history of the house and owner, and really enjoyed the fun house tour and walking the paths through woods and gardens. There are a few out buildings included on the property that... More 

Thank Susan R
Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I was looking for something close to my hotel that offered some type of outdoor hiking/walking. I paid for the tour of the house which was wonderful. I did the complete walking tour and also the little trail. It was well worth the $7 for the tour, and I am cheap.

Thank tconley2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

A few years back a family member and I went on a guided walking tour with verbal accounts of the property's history- it was around the Christmas Holiday. There are so many cool things here at this place. I was in awe just of the way things were built both aesthetically and physically.

Thank Chris Y
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Decided this year to do the candlelight tour civil war themed. I didn't know what to expect, but actually had a great time. It was so much fun to walk through the house. They had dancers and civil war actors and even Santa Clause. It was a ton of fun. I would recommend it to anyone that is looking for... More 

Thank Laura D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I went hear years ago as a kid. It was a neat experience. They show what life was like on a working plantation. Back in my days (the 1990s) it was referred to as Sully Plantation. On a recent drive past the area, I saw a sign that read "Sully Historic Site". I wondered what was that? I later discovered... More 

Thank RichmondBread
Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

It was a very interesting place to visit. I thought that Robert E. Lee grew up there. I was wrong, this was a platoon owned by his uncle. Nice grounds and place to visit. If you like history it's always a great find.

Thank Ayla M
Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a historic site with Civil War connections near Dulles Washington Airport, when there are events held at the site, it can be pretty cool like the WWII and Civil War re-enactments and auto shows, but without an event, there is not much going on. The grounds are ok if you like to take hike along its trails.

Thank CodyDC
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Out by the Dulles airport are twp must see attractions. The first is the Air and Space Museum (the bigger, newer sister of the one downtown). The second is this surprising historical home sand farm. Both are about 10-15 minutes from the sirport. The Sully house is a famous place built in 1794 and has been prominent in 19th century... More 

Thank Chinapjs
Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Sully offers regular tours daily except Tuesdays, and special tours at Christmas and certain other times of the year. You learn about life in Colonial times. They also offer special kids programs, including homeschool tours and badge work for scouting programs. This is a great place to visit and also to volunteer. You can take a picnic to the grounds... More 


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