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John Marshall House and Garden

The John Marshall House was the Richmond home of "the Great Chief Justice" from 1790 to 1835. The longest serving Chief Justice to date, Marshall was known as definer of the Constitution and shaper of the modern United States Supreme Court. Listed on the National and Virginia historic registers, the House has undergone remarkably few changes since Marshall's lifetime, containing many original Marshall family pieces and the largest collection of Richmond Made Federal Furnishings. Your guided tour of Marshall’s “Court End” home will remove you from the bustling 21st century urban center of downtown Richmond, into a time when the river city was just beginning to flourish as the new Capital of Virginia and the Court End neighborhood was the choicest location in which to live. The Marshall House is walking distance from the Virginia State Capitol, the Library of Virginia, and the Valentine Richmond History Center. Visitors to the site can enjoy a guided tour of the house with a remarkable collection of original furnishings, take a stroll through the colorful garden, visit the museum shop, or even play a round of quoits (John Marshall's favorite game).

  • Hours (General Information): The John Marshall House is open for tours March through December March through December Hours Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The John Marshall House is open by appointment only for the months of January and February.
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  • Attraction Fee: Preservation Virginia Members: Free General Admission: $10 AAA Adults, Military and Senior Citizens (60+): $9 Students: $7 Children 6 and under: Free Group Tours: Groups of ten or more are charged at a rate of $7.00 per adult and $6.00 per youth. Group tours are available at any time by arrangements made no less than one week in advance of the visit. The minimum charge for groups on non-scheduled open days is $100.
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