Sights & Attractions in Richmond, Fredericksburg and the Northern Neck

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Things to Do in Richmond

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Agecroft Hall
Built in Lancashire, England, in the 15th century during the reign...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
American Civil War Center
This museum weaves the stories of the Union, Confederate, and...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Barksdale Theatre
Catch a show at the Barksdale Theatre. The area's oldest not-for-profit...
Arts / Performance Venues Richmond
 
Berkeley Plantation
This James River plantation was the birthplace of William Henry...
Houses / Mansions 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 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
 
Henry Clay Inn
If you plan to stay over, the Henry Clay Inn, a charming Georgina...
Hotels Richmond
 
Hollywood Cemetery
Designed in a garden style along the banks of the James River...
Cemeteries Richmond
 
Iron Horse
The Iron Horse restaurant is a local favorite for lunch and dinner...
Restaurants Richmond
 
John Marshall House
John Marshall (1755–1835) was chief justice of the U.S. Supreme...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
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
 
Maymont
On this 100-acre Victorian estate, one can explore the lavish...
Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Richmond
 
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
 
Paramount Kings Dominion
Kids love the nearby 400-acre amusement park, Paramount Kings...
Amusement Parks Richmond
 
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
 
Science Museum of Virginia
Aerospace, astronomy, electricity, physical sciences, computers...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Scotchtown
Patrick Henry's plantation, Scotchtown....
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Shirley Plantation
Just 10 mi east of Richmond, Shirley Plantation, on the James...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
St. John's Episcopal Church
For security reasons, the rebellious Second Virginia Convention...
Religious Sites Richmond
 
Tuckahoe Plantation
Originally owned by the Randolph family, Tuckahoe is 7 mi west...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
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
 
Wilton
William Randolph III built this elegant Georgian house in 1753...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
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