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Guided Tours

Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Belle Grove offers its guests a rare opportunity to see a Northern Shenandoah antebellum plantation that began in the 18th century and still is farmed today. Belle Grove’s expert volunteer docents and staff lead guided tours of the 1797 Manor House (please note these have been modified to allow for physical distancing and we limit tours to 10 guests).  Guided tours typically last between 45 minutes and one hour.  We strongly suggest that you allow time to tour the outbuildings, visit the Museum Shop, and enjoy the spectacular landscape.  There are self-guided brochures of the grounds and outdoor signage that interpret the property. Picnic tables on the lawn are available for visitor use.  Thank you for leaving your pets at home.

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For everyone's safety:
* Do not visit if you have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days
* Wear a face covering over nose & mouth when indoors
* Sanitize your hands upon entering the buildings
* Maintain six feet of physical distance

Hours

September 1-October 31, 2020:
GUIDED MANOR HOUSE TOUR GROUPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 GUESTS AND ADMISSION IS SOLD ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST SERVICE BASIS

(These hours are subject to change as we adjust our procedures to ensure the safety of our guests and personnel.)
Closed Mondays
Tuesday 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.)

November 1- December 3, 2020:
(These hours are subject to change as we adjust our procedures to ensure the safety of our guests and personnel.)

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 27 (day after Thanksgiving) 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:15 p.m.)
Museum Shop open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  and Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. except for Wednesday, November 11 (Closed for Veteran's Day)
Museum Closed for Tours Monday-Friday
​Office closed Wednesday, November 11 and Thursday, November 26

December 4 - December 30, 2020:
(These hours are subject to change as we adjust our procedures to ensure the safety of our guests and personnel.)

Guided Tours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.) and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.)
Christmas by Candlelight (self-guided tours): Friday and Saturdays 4 - 8 p.m.
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Pricing

  • Belle Grove Member                           FREE with card

  • Adults                                                     $12.00

  • National Park Service Pass                $11.00

  • Senior Citizens (60 and over)            $11.00 

  • AAA Member                                        $11.00 with card

  • Military                                                  $11.00 with ID

  • Students (6-16 years)                          $6.00

  • NTHP Member                                     $6.00 with card

  • Children 5 and younger                      Free

Belle Grove Members receive FREE admission for all regularly-scheduled guided tours, and members discounts on special event tickets and Museum Shop purchases. Please visit our Membership page for more information on how you can join Belle Grove.

The museum operations of Belle Grove Plantation are completely self-supporting and overseen by a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) foundation, Belle Grove, Inc. Belle Grove's operating income is generated through museum admissions, memberships, museum shop sales, special events, grants and contributions. Although Belle Grove's property is owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Trust does not annually budget funds to support Belle Grove.

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