Explore the Historic Area
Take a guided tour or explore the grounds on your own.
- Kitchen Yard: Peek in the reconstructed kitchen, dairy, and laundry. Consider the unrelenting work of enslaved people in these spaces. Compare these buildings to today’s housekeeping spaces.
- Schoolhouse: Explore a recreated 18th-century plantation schoolhouse, including the tutor’s quarters.
- Burying Ground: Walk out to the Masons’ family cemetery, established in the 1770s.
- Slave Dwelling: See an outline of the kind of house that might have been used by enslaved people at Gunston Hall. Learn where real houses of enslaved people were located.
- Archaeology: From spring through fall, meet our archaeological team to find out what we are uncovering about life at Gunston Hall.
- Garden: Discover the location and design of the Masons’ garden. Watch as the garden reconstruction takes place.