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Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility

White Sulphur Springs, WV
+1 855-453-4858
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Informative but not for Everyone

Understand that this is not like visiting Cheyenne Mountain from Wargames. You will really just be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beauregard70
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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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Bunker tour

We knew the facility existed, but never toured it. Interesting to see and learn the history. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SUSANCROUCH
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Forest, Virginia
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A Cold War Bunker that was built between 1958 and 1961 underground on the grounds of the Greenbrier; the facility is open for tours.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bunker tour” (65 reviews)
“cold war” (66 reviews)
“nuclear attack” (26 reviews)
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White Sulphur Springs, WV
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+1 855-453-4858
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"interesting tour"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Understand that this is not like visiting Cheyenne Mountain from Wargames. You will really just be looking at underground dorms and meeting spaces from the Cold War. The coolest thing about the tour was the entrance doors - everything else just looked like an office...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We knew the facility existed, but never toured it. Interesting to see and learn the history. We were part of a group tour and the tour guide knew her material.

1  Thank SUSANCROUCH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ernestine our guide was knowledgeable and professional. Very interesting tour! We really enjoyed it.

1  Thank QueenieGypsy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting tour, I found it interesting how the government was able to trip everyone making them think it was just an addition to the resort. The only reason I give it r stars is I felt the price was too much for a 90...More

2  Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent guide for this tour who really knew her stuff. Very informative and answered all of our questions. There is a great film halfway through. The facility is amazing and a must-see for anyone interested in history. The Greenbrier is quite an...More

2  Thank GMRPH
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of America's best kept secrets. Please take the tour it is eye opener and relevant to modern history buffs.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Fascinating tour which will leave you wondering what might have been and what is now....do the tour!

2  Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Did a group tour with an excellent guide. Learned all about the structure, purpose and use today of this underground sanctuary. Some of it is currently used as exhibit space, but much of it remains as was intended to be used if there was a...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Our guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. This is a part of history and is presented in an educational way.

Thank 12JR
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Our Docent on this tour was amazing and knew every detail and answer to every question anyone had on this tour. This is a fascinating, educational, and entertaining tour. I loved it.

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chriss220es
8 September 2017|
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Response from TheGreenbrier | Property representative |
Many guests have taken the tour with no issues. The Bunker is underground and has no windows. However, the spaces are large and well lit that you will be touring. The smallest space you will be in is the elevator that you... More
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Chicagotraveler1956
31 May 2017|
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Response from TheGreenbrier | Property representative |
The Greenbrier does offer Transportation service from the airport to the Resort. Simply contact our Reservations Department and they will be pleased to make the arrangements for you. We look forward to welcoming you to The... More
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Stacey B
14 March 2017|
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Response from Juliann M | Reviewed this property |
My children are grown. The tour is 90 minutes long. You are moving not just sitting in one place. There were some children closer to your children's age. The guide handled them very well. They did not feel talked down... More
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