Teas

NEW: Mother's Day Tea
Enjoy a special tea, hosted by a costumed docent, and a discussion on a mother’s role in the mid-19th Century. Guests will dine on sandwiches, assorted sweets, scones and hot tea. The cost is $30 per person; please call 703-248-5171 (TTY 711) for reservations, which are required.

Seasonal Teas
Teas are offered on or around select holidays in the early afternoon and are open to the public. Reservations are required. For reservations please call 703-248-5171 (TTY 711). Our seasonal teas are hosted by a costumed docent who gives an entertaining talk in the formal parlor before ushering guests into the lovely dining room for a full tea. The tea includes sandwiches, assorted sweets, warm scones and a bottomless cup of tea. Some of our most popular seasonal teas are: Holiday Teas, Valentine’s Tea, and a Mother’s Day Tea. Special themed talk and teas are also offered. Check our events listings for upcoming teas.

The cost of the tea is $30.00 per person and includes a tour of the 1845 farmhouse.

Reservations are required.

Victorian Tea and Manners for Children
Children will learn about life in mid-19th century Virginia, including proper tea etiquette. They will then enjoy a tea party in our lovely dining room and a tour of the farmhouse. This tea is for groups of 12 or more children. Our space is limited to a maximum of 20.
  • Sweet Teas – include assorted sweets, fruit and tea or lemonade. $15.00 per person.
  • Full Tea – includes sandwiches, sweets and tea or lemonade. $20.00 per person.
Private Teas
Private teas are offered any day of the week for groups of 12 or more people. The maximum number is 20 guests. The teas include a talk by the costumed docent, a full tea in the dining room and a tour of the farmhouse. Teas can be scheduled any time between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information call 703-248-5171 (TTY 711).

Scout Teas
See our information under Educational Programs.