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Top O' Hill Terrace

Our tour guide,Vicki,made the history of this haven for the rich and famous come alive with her... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Burleson, Texas
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Fascinating history tour

Fascinating historic tour of prohibition era casino/speak-easy turned Bible College! Excellent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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"Known As Vegas Before Vegas" Decorative wrought iron gates flanked by native sandstone guard towers lend an aura of mystery of mystery and intrigue to the location of what was in the 1930s and 40s, a gambling ground rich and adventurous...more
3001 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012-3425
+1 817-461-8741
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide,Vicki,made the history of this haven for the rich and famous come alive with her vast knowledge and interesting presentation. She brought to life the very place we heard our grandparents whisper about long ago! It was a very entertaining 2+ hours and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating historic tour of prohibition era casino/speak-easy turned Bible College! Excellent tour, knowledgeable entertaining guide, and pretty scenery. Must see but be sure to schedule tour on Saturday to see hidden secrets only accessible on that day. No charge but donation of $10.00 recommended but...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Great tour. This site is very scenic and gives a view of Arlington from high above the Roof Tops. Vickie Bryant the Tour Guide is excellent and with her broad base of knowledge and her ability to tell the story was very detailed.This was a...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Very interesting history, and tour guide Vicky Bryant does a wonderful job of telling all about it with anecdotes and humor that keep the audience engaged. Actually got to see entrances to a couple of the hidden corridors, as well as historical artifacts. I ate...More

Thank Lois H
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

A fabulous step back in time when the mob, movie stars and famous people came to Arlington to take part in the illegal gambling being conducted at Top O'Hill Terrace. We enjoyed every last second of the 2 hours we spent being educated by Mrs....More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Vickie Bryant (tour guide and Top of the Hill guru) is so passionate about this "Vegas before Vegas" gambling spot - her presentation was entertaining, and it was so cool to then get to explore around the property and imagine what it was like in...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Greatest story I never knew. Wish there were more tunnels and stuff to walk through, but they need funding. If anyone goes here please donate to their cause.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Video is very informative and Vickie Gives the history while keeping you entertained. I can’t wait to see it in a couple of years if they start excavating the tunnels.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Right in my town and hadn’t been there in years. So much fun to hear about the history of a prohibition high class gambling, liquor and ladies of the night place turned into a Christian college.

Thank Shirley1785
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

First off, a big thanks to Vickie for sharing her wealth of information and for opening up their campus to the public. If not for her painstaking research and dedication, this part of history would be lost for sure. This tour is a must see...More

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Rebecca S
14 February 2017|
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Response from TopOHill | Property representative |
Tours are by appointment. Do you have a particular day and time in mind? The latest that tours can be conducted on Saturday is 6:00. You will need to set aside two hours for the tour.
31 December 2016|
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Response from TopOHill | Property representative |
A $10.00 donation per person is requested.
7 June 2015|
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Response from caledoniajoyce | Reviewed this property |
I'd advise you go directly to the Top o Hill website as there's a direct email for Vickie Bryant there.