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Museums and Historic Sites

27-acre estate and former residence of the artist Gari Melchers and his wife Corinne. The property, which is operated by…
Ferry Farm, located along the Rappahannock River in southern Stafford County, Virginia, is where George Washington grew to manhood. Programs…
Historic Kenmore was built in 1775 by George Washington’s sister Betty and her husband, Fielding Lewis. Kenmore Admission Prices: $10…
You are invited to follow in the footsteps of Marines from the yellow footprints that young recruits must fill at…
In 1772, George Washington purchased a house from Michael Robinson in Fredericksburg, Virginia for his mother. Mary Ball Washington spent…
James Mercer (an attorney, a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, first judge of the General Court in Fredericksburg,…
Built by Charles Washington around 1760 as his home, this frame building became a tavern in 1792, operating in the…
This eighteenth-century building was restored to house the Hugh Mercer Apothecary. Dr. Mercer served the citizens of Fredericksburg with medicines…
Includes Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness and Spotsylvania Battlefields. Called The Bloodiest Landscape in North America - Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania…
This magnificent Georgian mansion, its various outbuildings and dependencies, and the historic ground which surrounds it represent a small preserve…
Tours of Ellwood Manor, 18th century home located within the Wilderness National Battlefield. Confederate Hospital after the Battle of Chancellorsville,…
Virginia Safari Park is Virginia's only drive-thru zoo! The 180-acre park is home to over 1,000 exotic animals from 6…
Roer's Zoofari is 30-acre, family-friendly zoo and home to a wide variety of exotic animals! Experience the Zoo and interact…
Our mission: Inspiring Virginians to enrich their lives through science. Since its founding by the Virginia General Assembly in 1970,…
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world.…
Westmoreland State Park lies within Westmoreland County, from which it takes its name. The park extends about one and a…
Crabtree Falls, the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River, is a popular attraction located in Nelson County,…
History is an adventure at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center. Experience the story of America’s beginnings – from…
A night of adventure awaits you as you enter the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, just as the doors…
George Washington Birthplace preserves the heart of the Washington lands and a memorial plantation where the staunch character of our hero comes…
The Gold Mining Camp Museum at Monroe Park is the only museum in Virginia solely dedicated to the history of…
Maymont's grounds are admission-free, but donations are requested in many of our indoor exhibits (see below). Fees are required for…

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