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Agecroft Hall
Richmond, VA 23221
Editor Notes: Agecroft Hall is at 4305 Sulgrave Rd. in Windsor Farms. Built in the late 15th century in Lancashire, England, this Tudor ma...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar, 500 Tredegar St., interprets the Civil War from three perspectives: Unio...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
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Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives is at 1109 W. Franklin St. Virginia’s museum of Jewish history and culture features a collecti...Read More
Churches-Temples & Synagogues; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Genealogical Information; Museums
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The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia is at 122 W. Leigh St. Housed in the remodeled Leigh Street Armory ...Read More
Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is at 2501 Monument Ave. A Tudor Revival mansion designed by American architect...Read More
Museums
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Capitol Square
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: Capitol Square lies between 9th and Governor sts. and Broad and Bank sts. surrounding the Virginia State Capitol. Notable at...Read More
Monuments, General; Statues; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas; Visitor Centers
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Chesterfield County Museum and Old Jail
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Editor Notes: Chesterfield County Museum and Old Jail is on SR 10 in the Courthouse Complex at 6813 Mimms Loop. The history of Chesterfiel...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Native American; Jails; Museums
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Children's Museum of Richmond
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Children's Museum of Richmond is at 2626 W. Broad St. Interactive exhibits geared toward children ages 8 and under include a...Read More
Children's Attractions; Museums
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Children's Museum of Richmond-Chesterfield
Midlothian, VA 23112
Editor Notes: Children's Museum of Richmond-Chesterfield, in the Winterpock Crossing Shopping Center at 6629 Lake Harbour Dr., features ha...Read More
Children's Attractions
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Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump
Richmond, VA 23233
Editor Notes: Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump, 11800 W. Broad St. at Short Pump Town Center, features 13 “learning through play” ...Read More
Children's Attractions; Museums
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Chimborazo Medical Museum
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Chimborazo Medical Museum is at 3215 E. Broad St. in Richmond National Battlefield Park. The massive Chimborazo Hospital, bu...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Museums; Visitor Centers
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Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works is at 470 Tredegar St. The main visitor center to Richmond National Battlefi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Visitor Centers
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Cold Harbor Battlefield Visitor Center
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Editor Notes: Cold Harbor Battlefield Visitor Center is 5 mi. s.e. of Mechanicsville on SR 156. This facility serves as the starting point...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Visitor Centers
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The Fed Experience
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: The Fed Experience is at 701 E. Byrd St. At this interactive gallery operated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, hands...Read More
Museums
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Fort Harrison Visitor Center
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Fort Harrison Visitor Center is off SR 5 at 8621 Battlefield Park Rd. This summer facility for Richmond National Battlefield...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Visitor Centers
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Glendale/Malvern Hill Battlefields Visitor Center
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Glendale/Malvern Hill Battlefields Visitor Center is at 8301 Willis Church Rd. Part of Richmond National Battlefield Park, t...Read More
Cemeteries; Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Visitor Centers
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Harnett Museum of Art and Print Study Center
Richmond, VA 23173
Editor Notes: Harnett Museum of Art and Print Study Center is on the first floor of the Modlin Center for the Arts on the University of Ri...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums
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Henricus Historical Park
Chester, VA 23836
Editor Notes: Henricus Historical Park is off I-95 exit 61A; take SR 10 (W. Hundred Rd.) .3 mi. e., Old Stage Rd. 2 mi. n., Coxendale Rd. ...Read More
Historic Sites; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Hollywood Cemetery is at the n. end of Robert E. Lee Bridge at 412 S. Cherry St. and Albemarle St. In addition to Confederat...Read More
Cemeteries; Graves & Tombs; Trees
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The John Marshall House
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: The John Marshall House is at 818 E. Marshall St. The house was built in 1790 for Chief Justice Marshall, who occupied it un...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Kings Dominion
Doswell, VA 23047
Editor Notes: Kings Dominion is .5 mi. e. off I-95 exit 98 at 16000 Theme Park Way. A 300-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower stands at the g...Read More
Amphitheaters; Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Richmond, VA 23228
Editor Notes: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is 1.5 mi. n. of I-95 exit 80 (Lakeside Ave./Hilliard Rd.) at 1800 Lakeside Ave. This popular ...Read More
Children's Attractions; Gardens; Nature Trails; Research Organizations
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Library of Virginia
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: Library of Virginia is at 800 E. Broad St. Treasures from the library’s extensive collection of books, manuscripts, maps and...Read More
Libraries, Archives
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Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature
Richmond, VA 23173
Editor Notes: Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature is in the lower level of the Boatwright Memorial Library on the University of Rich...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
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Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site is at 600 N. 2nd St. The daughter of a former slave, Maggie Lena Walker rose to prom...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
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Magnolia Grange
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Editor Notes: Magnolia Grange is at 10020 Iron Bridge Rd., across from the Courthouse Complex. The 1822 Federal-style plantation home, fur...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Maymont
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Maymont is at 2201 Shields Lake Dr. Part public park, part museum, this beautiful 100-acre property is a treasured gem among...Read More
Antiques; Farms; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Nature Centers
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Maymont Mansion
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Maymont Mansion is on the Maymont estate at 2201 Shields Lake Dr. Completed in 1893 by James and Sallie Dooley, the stately ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Meadow Farm Museum
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Editor Notes: Meadow Farm Museum is off I-295 exit 45; take Woodman Rd. .1 mi. s., then Mountain Rd. 2.1 mi. w. to General Sheppard Crump ...Read More
Farms; Museums; Nature Trails
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Poe Museum
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Poe Museum is at 1914 E. Main St. Although Edgar Allan Poe never resided in the 1737 Old Stone House—Richmond’s oldest resid...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Richmond International Raceway
Richmond, VA 23222
Editor Notes: Richmond International Raceway is at 600 E. Laburnum Ave. The track has hosted all of the major events “under the lights,” i...Read More
Racetracks-Auto
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Richmond Trolley Co.
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Richmond Trolley Co. departs from the Omni Richmond Hotel on 10th and Cary sts. and Richmond Main Street Station. Hop aboard...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Riverfront Canal Cruises
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: Riverfront Canal Cruises is at 139 Virginia St. (on the Canal Walk at 14th and Dock sts.). These narrated cruises of the Jam...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Robins Nature & Visitor Center
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Robins Nature & Visitor Center is at Maymont, 2201 Shields Lake Dr. Dedicated to native Virginia wildlife, the center offers...Read More
Children's Attractions; Nature Centers; Visitor Centers
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RVA Segway Tours
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: RVA Segway Tours departs from 1301 E. Cary St. Guided 1- or 2-hour Segway tours describe Richmond's architectural standouts,...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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St. John’s Church
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: St. John’s Church is at 2401 E. Broad St. At this church erected in 1741, Patrick Henry delivered to an audience of Colonial...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is at 815 E. Grace St. Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Gen. Robert E. Lee worshiped he...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
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Science Museum of Virginia
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Science Museum of Virginia is off US 95 and US 64, at 2500 W. Broad St. The museum, housed in a former train station built i...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium
Richmond, VA 23227
Editor Notes: Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium is off I-95N, 1.7 mi. n.e. on Chamberlayne Ave./US 301, .9 mi. s.e. on Wilkinson Rd.,...Read More
Lakes, Ponds & Reservoirs; Nature Centers; Nature Trails
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University of Richmond
Richmond, VA 23173
Editor Notes: University of Richmond is off I-64 exit 183A; take Glenside Dr. (SR 356) 1.2 mi. s., Three Chopt Rd. .5 mi. s.e., Boatwright...Read More
Schools-Colleges & Universities
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The Valentine
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: The Valentine is at 1015 E. Clay St. in the Court End district. The museum’s founder, Mann S. Valentine Jr., bequeathed his ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Violet Bank Museum
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Editor Notes: Violet Bank Museum is at 303 Virginia Ave. This Federal-style plantation house served as Gen. Robert E. Lee’s headquarters f...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Trees
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Virginia Holocaust Museum
Richmond, VA 23223
Editor Notes: Virginia Holocaust Museum is in Shockoe Bottom at 2000 E. Cary St. The museum contains memorabilia, archives, audiovisual pr...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Museums
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is at 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. Ancient to contemporary art is represented at this museum, with ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Virginia Museum of History & Culture is at 428 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. The museum's impressive neoclassical building was built ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Virginia Randolph Museum
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Editor Notes: Virginia Randolph Museum is at 2200 Mountain Rd. Built in 1937 as the home economics cottage for the Virginia Randolph Train...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Virginia State Capitol
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: Virginia State Capitol is on Capitol Square at 1000 Bank St. Designed by Thomas Jefferson, this “Temple on the Hill” was fir...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Statues
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Virginia War Memorial
Richmond, VA 23220
Editor Notes: Virginia War Memorial is at the n. end of Robert E. Lee Bridge at 621 S. Belvidere St. (US 1). Overlooking the Richmond skyl...Read More
Memorials; Monuments, General
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The White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, VA 23219
Editor Notes: The White House of the Confederacy is at 1201 E. Clay St. This was the executive mansion of President Jefferson Davis and hi...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Wilton House Museum
Richmond, VA 23226
Editor Notes: Wilton House Museum is at 215 S. Wilton Rd. off Cary St. Built in 1753, Wilton was the home of William Randolph III, cousin ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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RICHMOND NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK
Richmond National Battlefield Park, VA 23223
Battlefields; Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Forts & Military Installations; Parks, National; Place Attractions; Self-guiding Tours
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