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AGECROFT HALL MUSEUM AND GARDENS    
804-353-4241                                             www.agecrofthall.com
4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond, VA  23221 

DIRECTIONS: Windsor Farms, minutes from downtown.  Call for directions.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Agecroft Hall museum and gardens sits on 23 acres overlooking the James River. Agecroft Hall is a 15th century English manor house that stood in Lancashire, in the north of England, and was dismantled and brought to Richmond, Virginia in 1926. Visitors walk into the lives of the landed gentry in England's Tudor and early Stuart periods.

Museum tours feature original 16th-century paneling, armor, a magnificent window bearing the ancient coat of arms, period furniture, paintings and unique musical instruments. Self guided garden tours are available. Exhibits, lectures, and family events are scheduled year round.

The grounds reflect the order and opulence of English gardens. A fragrance garden blooms with Elizabethan aromatics, and the sunken garden features annuals. 

PARKING:  1 wheelchair accessible parking space.

TYPES OF PATHS:  Paths are flagstone and asphalt to museum, stepped and gravel in gardens, having steep grades which would require assistance for persons in wheelchairs.  The gardens have limited accessibility for guests in wheelchair.

ENTRANCE:  Front of house, ramp provided.  Doors open in with knob. 

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  First floor.  Doors are 36 in. wide, open out.  No turns to enter.  Accessible individual room.  Handrails.  Accessible stall checked regularly for obstructions.  Unisex and/or companion assisted rest room available at the public rest room.

SPECIAL SERVICES:
For guests with visual disabilities, there are signs with contrasting background, printed on a non-glossy surface.  

GIFT SHOP:  Counters 30 in. high.  Clerks assist customers with special needs.  Aisles clear of temporary displays. Offers distinctive gifts, jewelry and books that reflect British History with an emphasis on the Tudor period.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: V and MC accepted in gift shop only. Hours:  10-4 Tu-Sat 12:30- 5 Sun. Closed Mon and national holidays. Admission fee. Free admission for active US military. $1 discount for AAA members with a valid AAA card.  V and MC accepted in gift shop only.

 

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