Sights & Attractions in Richmond, Fredericksburg and the Northern Neck

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Canal Walk
The 1.25-mi Canal Walk meanders through downtown Richmond along...
Transportation Sites, Promenades / Boardwalks Richmond
 
Chimborazo Medical Museum
This was once the Confederacy's largest and best-equipped hospital...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites 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
 
Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center
In an 1816 building once used as a market and town hall, this...
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
 
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
 
University of Mary Washington Galleries
On campus are two art galleries. The Ridderhof Martin Gallery...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Fredericksburg
 
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 Holocaust Museum
The city's most poignant museum is housed in the former Climax...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia War Memorial
A statue called Memory overlooks a wall with thousands of names...
Memorials / Monuments Richmond
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