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Hunter House Victorian Museum

240 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1221
+1 757-623-9814
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Full of character

What a great place, feels very much like a home and an interesting insight of Victorian Norfolk... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
A step back in time

Wonderful, authentic historic home with nice, knowledgable docents. Old fireplaces galore -- even... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Norfolk, VA
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1 May 2017
“Full of character”
27 Nov 2016
“A step back in time”
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240 W Freemason St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1221
+1 757-623-9814
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

What a great place, feels very much like a home and an interesting insight of Victorian Norfolk. Ladies who showed us around were so enthusiastic and genuinely cherished this museum. Certainly worth a visit.

1  Thank kdlbs
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Wonderful, authentic historic home with nice, knowledgable docents. Old fireplaces galore -- even on stair landing! Nice little gift shop. Interesting family history -- several children and none married, if I recall correctly. This is a pleasant hour long activity to add if you are...More

Thank Justwo
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Walked through for a tour with my husband and my parents. While we there, we got a small bonus! On Fridays they have a guest speaker. This Friday a gentleman from a local tattoo shop came and spoke on 19th century tattoos and the history....More

Thank melindabmauney
Reviewed 12 October 2016

wonderful way to get the real observable history of this area with excellent guides and art always on view

Thank rustyroohoo
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Visited here with group of friends to see the Victorian era home. The guides were very knowledgeable and brought the house to life with their stories of this house and the family that owned it. Check the website for their times and the availability of...More

Thank steveClifton_VA
Reviewed 27 April 2016

If you like looking at the inside of the old Victorian homes, you should put this on your list of things to see. Probably best to call ahead to make sure you can get a tour. The guides are great. Parking is the lot beside...More

Thank 42dave2015
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Historical and fun, worth a visit. A lot of stairs so be ware. Staff was friendly and lovely to talk to. Shop is cute and full of feminine tea items.

Thank Racquelle S
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This is a well preserved mansion with a great history. Along with being able to a tour the museum offers great teas and events throughout the year

Thank Ann G G
Reviewed 7 August 2015

A historic Victorian home built in the Richardsonian Romanesque style for Norfolk banker James Wilson Hunter in 1895. The home is decorated and retains a lot of the family period furnishings. The furnishings include medical paraphernalia from the son's profession as a cardiologist and radiologist....More

3  Thank Parisian73
Reviewed 25 March 2015

It is small, but it is quite worth the visit. Docents give an excellent outline of historical events and lifestyles. The gift shop is quaint and might provide an unusual gift item for you.

Thank annrawlingsmd
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