Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

1013 Lafayette Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401- Map It
(540) 693-3200

AAA Editor Notes

Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center is at 1013 Lafayette Blvd. (US 1) on the Sunken Road. The center presents a 22-minute film and museum exhibits about the battle that occurred on Dec. 13, 1862. Walking trails lead to the Sunken Road, Marye’s Heights and the Fredericksburg National Cemetery. A 5-mile driving tour starts and ends at the center, covering the majority of the battlefield. Historians lead seasonal walking tours along the Sunken Road. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Park admission free. Film $2; $1 (ages 62+); free (ages 0-9). CD detailing a 3-hour self-guiding tour $12.95 (to purchase); $4.95 (plus $20 deposit to rent).
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center hours vary. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.