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Richmond National Battlefield Park

470 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

The park's resources include a naval battle, a key industrial complex, the Confederacy's largest hospital, dozens of miles of elaborate original fortifications, and the evocative spots where determined soldiers stood paces apart and fought with rifles, reaping a staggering human cost. Located on the site of Tredegar Iron Works, the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar is the nation's first museum to explore the war from Union, Confederate and African American perspectives.


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Traveling north on I-95: take exit 74C, which merges onto 17th Street. Take 17th Street to Broad Street (4 blocks). Turn right on Broad Street and stay on it to 14th Street (3 blocks). Turn left on 14th Street and stay on it to Canal Street. Turn right and stay on Canal Street to 5th Street (9 blocks). Turn left on 5th Street and stay on it to Tredegar Street (2 blocks). Turn right on Tredegar Street and then turn right again into the parking lot for the American Civil War Center and Richmond National Battlefield Park's Civil War Visitor Center.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information, handicapped access, food, gift shop, museum, trails

Regular Events

Summer schedule includes public programs with costumed interpreters

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Free; parking fee applies.


Park, Daily: Sunrise to sunset; Visitors Center, Daily: 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.



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