Sights & Attractions in Richmond, Fredericksburg and the Northern Neck

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Name Category Location
 
American Civil War Center
This museum weaves the stories of the Union, Confederate, and...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives
This repository contains articles and documents related to the...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia
The goal of this museum in the Jackson Ward is to gather visual...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Canal Walk
The 1.25-mi Canal Walk meanders through downtown Richmond along...
Transportation Sites, Promenades / Boardwalks Richmond
 
Children's Museum of Richmond
A welcoming, hands-on complex for children and families, the...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Chimborazo Medical Museum
This was once the Confederacy's largest and best-equipped hospital...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Richmond
 
Citie of Henricus
Visit the home of Pocahontas and the second successful English...
Museum Village Richmond
 
Confederate Cemetery
This cemetery contains the remains of more than 2,000 soldiers...
Cemeteries Fredericksburg
 
Confederate War Memorial Chapel
Built in 1887 by Confederate veterans, this tiny nondenominational...
Religious Sites Richmond
 
Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Richmond's oldest residence, the Old Stone House in Shockoe Bottom...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center
In an 1816 building once used as a market and town hall, this...
Museums / Galleries Fredericksburg
 
Fredericksburg Visitor Center
Beyond the usual booklets, pamphlets, and maps, this visitor...
Information Centers Fredericksburg
 
Gari Melchers Home and Studio
The last owner of this 1790s Georgian-style house was American...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Fredericksburg
 
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
Offering a close-up view of 18th- and 19th-century medical instruments...
Museums / Galleries Fredericksburg
 
James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library
This tiny one-story building—on the site where Monroe, who became...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Fredericksburg
 
John Marshall House
John Marshall (1755–1835) was chief justice of the U.S. Supreme...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Kenmore
Named Kenmore by a later owner, this house was built in 1775...
Houses / Mansions Fredericksburg
 
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
You'll find year-round beauty on this historic property with...
Gardens / Arboretums Richmond
 
Library of Virginia
As the official state archive, this library preserves and provides...
Libraries Richmond
 
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
From 1904 to 1934, this restored 28-room brick building was the...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Mary Washington Grave and Monument
A 40-foot granite obelisk, dedicated by President Grover Cleveland...
Memorials / Monuments Fredericksburg
 
Mary Washington House
George purchased a three-room cottage for his mother in 1772...
Houses / Mansions Fredericksburg
 
Meadow Farm
This living-history complex has programs, exhibits, and interpretive...
Museum Village Richmond
 
Museum and White House of the Confederacy
These two buildings provide a look at a crucial period in the...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Potomac Point Winery
Just 15 mi north of town off Route 1, this winery has a gorgeous...
Wineries / Breweries Fredericksburg
 
Richmond National Battlefield Park Visitor Center
Inside what was once the Tredegar Iron Works, this is the best...
Military Sites, Information Centers Richmond
 
Richmond Slave Trail
Walk in the footsteps of Richmond's slaves from the Manchester...
Historic Districts / Sites, Trails Richmond
 
Rising Sun Tavern
In 1760 George Washington's brother Charles built as his home...
Houses / Mansions, Historic Districts / Sites Fredericksburg
 
Science Museum of Virginia
Aerospace, astronomy, electricity, physical sciences, computers...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
St. John's Episcopal Church
For security reasons, the rebellious Second Virginia Convention...
Religious Sites Richmond
 
University of Mary Washington Galleries
On campus are two art galleries. The Ridderhof Martin Gallery...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Fredericksburg
 
Valentine Richmond History Center
For more than 100 years, the Valentine Richmond History Center...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Virginia Aviation Museum
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane sits proudly outside...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Center for Architecture
Housed in a Tudor Revival mansion on Monument Avenue designed...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Historical Society Museum of Virginia History
A visitor-friendly museum mounts regularly changing exhibits...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Holocaust Museum
The city's most poignant museum is housed in the former Climax...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
After a $150 million expansion, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia State Capitol
Thomas Jefferson designed this grand edifice in 1785, modeling...
Government Buildings Richmond
 
Virginia War Memorial
A statue called Memory overlooks a wall with thousands of names...
Memorials / Monuments Richmond
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