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Kenmore Plantation and Gardens

1201 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3747
+1 540-373-3381
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Life in the 1770's.

On arrival my first question was: is indoor photography permitted, with the answer being NO. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jack L
East Syracuse, New York
Historic plantation - and so easy to get to

This historic plantation wasn't in the center of historic Fredericksburg and wasn't; destroyed in... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Thousand Oaks, California
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Mid-Georgian manor house that has special activities for children.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1201 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3747
+1 540-373-3381
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival my first question was: is indoor photography permitted, with the answer being NO. This entire review is what I viewed & was told. My guide-Tony- was very knowledgeable & detailed of all facts about the plantation's history. There is a small museum that...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This historic plantation wasn't in the center of historic Fredericksburg and wasn't; destroyed in the Civil War. The grounds are now pretty small. But it was easy to get to and the tour (by a student from Mary Washington University) was interesting.

Thank tonycpa
Reviewed 8 November 2017

An interesting stop, that can be combined with other outings in the same day. Socent was knowledgeable and very nice. Learned some local history.

Thank DenverJim48
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We've been visiting Kenmore for over a decade. Standing exhibits and house tours coupled with ever changing activities, shows, and fairs make it an interesting local history favorite. We love to watch Shakespeare on the Lawn in summer time.

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We ended our day at Kenmore and were rewarded with "saving the best for last." We had to wait a bit before the tour but enjoyed the exhibits in the Visitor Center. Then the fun really began when Miriam stared our tour!! She was DELIGHTFUL...More

1  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is an important home and dates to before the American Revolution. Incredible restored. The most significant feature is the ceiling stucco. In three of the main floor rooms there are incredible stucco ceilings by a master who also did work at Mount Vernon. Very...More

Thank dejindc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beautiful architecture.Gardens and grounds are well maintained and the docent very knowledgeable about the property and the times.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My sister, mom and I were headed back to NC from DC and were still wanting to experience some more historical sites. We stopped at the Virginia welcome center and were given some options. This was one of the ones that were available given the...More

1  Thank Marc H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

There is an interactive museum here, and children can lear of early colonial trading. The house is one floor and easily toured with a guide. Many interesting pieces of furniture and stories about the family and the house.

2  Thank 161VAGirl
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Having visited the grounds on numerous occasions I finally visited the house. What a surprise!! As everybody says the ceilings are amazing and the history behind it is interesting. The local college students did some renovations. But we visited to go to the Summer play...More

Thank MicPav88
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Questions & Answers
15 July 2016|
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Response from NguyTina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking off street in front of Kenmore. It's free.
7 May 2016|
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Response from mlhw46 | Reviewed this property |
Parking on the street available. Disabled access to the Crowninshield building which has many Washington artifacts on display.
Simchah B
29 November 2015|
Response from JennVA | Reviewed this property |
Sunday 1200pm to 400pm Monday through Saturday 1000am to 400pm