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Adam Thoroughgood House
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Adam Thoroughgood House

Area: Bayside

1636 Parish Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

(757) 460-7588

Visit the Thoroughgood House to hear the great success story of Adam Thorowgood, one of Virginia’s first colonists. Learn about the house Argall and Susannah Thorowgood built and what makes it so extraordinary. See the special touches added by John Thorowgood and tour the passage and parlor, furnished as they might have been when John lived there. Finally, follow the house in pictures up to the present and find out what—and how—we are continuing to learn about this historic treasure. The Adam Thoroughgood House was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960. In 2003 it was acquired by the City of Virginia Beach. It is a Save America’s Treasures site.

Tours are given hourly on the half hour.
Tuesday-Saturday: 10am to 4pm (last tour at 3:30pm)
Sunday: noon to 4pm (last tour at 3:30pm)
Closed Mondays

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  • *Admission Fee:
    Single historic house ticket; Adults: $5.00 Seniors: $4.00 Students: $3.00 Under age 6 FREE. Members admitted FREE. Combination ticket for admission to all three historic houses (no expiration); Adults: $9.00 Seniors: $7.00 Students: $5.00. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more with 14 days' advance notice. Price is $2.50 per person with group leader and bus driver free. Call (757) 460-7109 for reservations.

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