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.  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.  Picnic tables on the lawn are available for visitor use.  Thank you for leaving your pets at home.


March 17 - October 31, 2018:
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 1), Memorial Day (Monday, May 28), Independence Day (Wednesday, July 4), Labor Day (Monday, September 3), Columbus Day (Monday, October 8) and Veterans Day (Monday, November 12)

November 1- November 29, 2018:
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 23 (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. except for Friday, November 10
Museum Closed for Tours Monday-Friday

November 30 - December 30, 2018:
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

December 31, 2018 - March 16, 2019:
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.

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  • 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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