Guided Tours

Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Belle Grove offers its guests exciting tours of the region’s only authentic antebellum plantation.  Belle Grove’s expert volunteer docents and staff lead guided tours of the 1797 Manor House.  Guided tours typically last between 45 minutes and one hour.  We strongly suggest that you allow time to enjoy the spectacular landscape and visit the Museum Shop.  Picnic tables on the lawn are available for informal luncheons. Thank you for leaving your pets at home.

Hours

November 3-December 11:
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.) and Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.)
Friday, November 28 (day after Thanksgiving) 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:15 p.m.)
Museum Shop open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  and Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

December 12-30:
Christmas Daylight Tours:
Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.)
Sunday 1 - 6 p.m. (last tour 5:15 p.m.)

Christmas Candlelight Tours:
Friday and Saturdays 4 - 8 p.m., with live music from 6 - 8 p.m.

December 31, 2014 - March 20, 2015: Belle Grove is closed for daily tours. Group tours for eight or more are available by advanced reservation throughout the year.  Click here for more information.

March 21 - November 1, 2015:
Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.)
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.)
Closed:  Easter (Sunday, April 5), Memorial Day (Monday, May 25), Independence Day (Friday, July 3), Labor Day (Monday, September 7) and Columbus Day (Monday, October 12)

Pricing:

  • Belle Grove Member                           FREE with card

  • Adults                                                     $12.00

  • NPS Member/ Golden Eagle            $10.00

  • Senior Citizens (60 and over)           $10.00 

  • AAA Member                                       $10.00 with card

  • Military                                                 $10.00 with ID

  • Students (6-16 years)                         $ 6.00

  • NTHP Member                                    $ 6.00 with card

  • Frederick County Public                   $ 6.00 with ID
    School Teachers

Belle Grove Members receive FREE admission for all regularly-scheduled guided tours, and members discounts on special event tickets and Museum Shop purchases. See Membership page for more information on how you can join Belle Grove’s special Circle of Friends.