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Walton's Mountain Museum

Route 617, Schuyler, VA
+1 434-831-2000
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Temper your expectations

As fans of the TV show, we adjusted our trip so that we could swing by the Waltons Mountain Museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RusticRoads
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Southeast Wisconsin
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What a lovely little home nestled in the mountains between Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Parkway. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carrie B
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
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Route 617, Schuyler, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As fans of the TV show, we adjusted our trip so that we could swing by the Waltons Mountain Museum, even though the reviews and information I found online said that it wasn't exactly worth going out of one's way for. With that expectation set,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely little home nestled in the mountains between Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Parkway. We were very disappointed in the museum we got there a little before 3:20 and the doors were locked. We had traveled 5.5 hours to make this stop. Fortunately the...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Growing up in the 70's, my wife and I decided to stop and visit the museum on our way home from Washington, DC. The area is quiet, peaceful, and still rural. The museum and family home are within a few hundred yards from one another....More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The museum is interesting , but that's about all we saw their. We saw the house where Earl and his family lived and that's all we found.

1  Thank 56Betty56
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A lot of people think that when you go to Walton's Mountain (The Earl Hamner home) that you will see The museum, get to tour the actual house, and the General Store, etc. That is incorrect. Our Aunt Brenda came down to visit from Canada.l...More

3  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A bit of a ride out of town but well worth the trip. You get a great feel of the countryside and the rural area outside Charlottesville. The museum itself is a great tribute to the iconic show and the history of ithe Waltons tv...More

1  Thank line10
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Godsey's store,the Hamner house , and museum. We had a good time. Going back in October. I would recommend for all families.

1  Thank paulhubb
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely drive up to Walton Museum from Lynchburg. Just lovely! We were met there by two sweet ladies. The museum was set up in rooms like the series set. Lots of pictures, informative briefs and a 30 minute film! If you loved...More

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I loved The Waltons when I was growing up. The museum brings back fond memories. I loved John Boys room where he sat at his desk and looked out his window as he gathered ideas for his books. They even had his old typewriter. I...More

2  Thank tuckercal34
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We were met at the door by 2 nice ladies. We paid $7.00 to get in and we watched a 30 minute video. Then we walked from room to room. There was John Boy's, the living room, the kitchen and the Baldwin sister's still (not...More

1  Thank Tina J
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floridalady1
8 August 2017|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
Orchard Hill House. Period. It just a little ways away in Lovingston Va. which is a lovely town itself, and close and you can run up the mountain from there in a very short time. I can also encourage you to google it for... More
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Jaci M
15 July 2017|
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Response from 1101Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dedicated hiking trails. The road leading to the little village and the museum is quite scenic. There are few vehicles so it is quite conducive to hiking.
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Joseph S
4 May 2017|
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Response from GaryCummings | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask.
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