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...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
American Civil War Center
This museum weaves the stories of the Union,...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Barksdale Theatre
Catch a show at the Barksdale Theatre. The area's...
Arts / Performance Venues Richmond
 
Berkeley Plantation
This James River plantation was the birthplace of...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives
This repository contains articles and documents...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia
The goal of this museum in the Jackson Ward is to...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Richmond
 
Canal Walk
The 1.25-mi Canal Walk meanders through downtown...
Transportation Sites, Promenades / Boardwalks Richmond
 
Children's Museum of Richmond
A welcoming, hands-on complex for children and...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Chimborazo Medical Museum
This was once the Confederacy's largest and...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Richmond
 
Citie of Henricus
Visit the home of Pocahontas and the second...
Museum Village Richmond
 
Confederate War Memorial Chapel
Built in 1887 by Confederate veterans, this tiny...
Religious Sites Richmond
 
Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Richmond's oldest residence, the Old Stone...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Henry Clay Inn
If you plan to stay over, the Henry Clay Inn, a...
Hotels Richmond
 
Hollywood Cemetery
Designed in a garden style along the banks of the...
Cemeteries Richmond
 
Iron Horse
The Iron Horse restaurant is a local favorite for...
Restaurants Richmond
 
John Marshall House
John Marshall (1755–1835) was chief justice of...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
You'll find year-round beauty on this historic...
Gardens / Arboretums Richmond
 
Library of Virginia
As the official state archive, this library...
Libraries Richmond
 
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
From 1904 to 1934, this restored 28-room brick...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Maymont
On this 100-acre Victorian estate, one can...
Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Richmond
 
Meadow Farm
This living-history complex has programs,...
Museum Village Richmond
 
Museum and White House of the Confederacy
These two buildings provide a look at a crucial...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Paramount Kings Dominion
Kids love the nearby 400-acre amusement park,...
Amusement Parks Richmond
 
Richmond National Battlefield Park Visitor Center
Inside what was once the Tredegar Iron Works,...
Military Sites, Information Centers Richmond
 
Richmond Slave Trail
Walk in the footsteps of Richmond's slaves from...
Historic Districts / Sites, Trails Richmond
 
Science Museum of Virginia
Aerospace, astronomy, electricity, physical...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Scotchtown
Patrick Henry's plantation, Scotchtown.
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Shirley Plantation
Just 10 mi east of Richmond, Shirley...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
St. John's Episcopal Church
For security reasons, the rebellious Second...
Religious Sites Richmond
 
Tuckahoe Plantation
Originally owned by the Randolph family,...
Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Valentine Richmond History Center
For more than 100 years, the Valentine Richmond...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Richmond
 
Virginia Aviation Museum
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane sits...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Center for Architecture
Housed in a Tudor Revival mansion on Monument...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Historical Society Museum of Virginia History
A visitor-friendly museum mounts regularly...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Holocaust Museum
The city's most poignant museum is housed in the...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
After a $150 million expansion, the Virginia...
Museums / Galleries Richmond
 
Virginia State Capitol
Thomas Jefferson designed this grand edifice in...
Government Buildings Richmond
 
Virginia War Memorial
A statue called Memory overlooks a wall with...
Memorials / Monuments Richmond
 
Wilton
William Randolph III built this elegant Georgian...
Houses / Mansions Richmond

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