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 visitor use.  Thank you for leaving your pets at home.

Hours

December 31, 2015 - March 18, 2016:
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 19 - October 30, 2016:
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, March 27), Memorial Day (Monday, May 30), Independence Day (Monday, July 4), Labor Day (Monday, September 5), Columbus Day (Monday, October 10) and Veterans Day (Friday, November 11)

October 31- December 1, 2016:
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 25 (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 2-30, 2016:
Guided Tours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.)

Christmas by Candlelight (self-guided tours):
Friday and Saturdays 4 - 8 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Find map and directions here

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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