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American Civil War Center at Tredegar. Children 5 and under are free.
Chesterfield County Museum and Old Jail. The recently reopened 1892 jail thrills visitors as they experience how prisoners were incarcerated in cells that pre-date the jail’s closure in the 1960s. An exhibit entitled “Protecting our Citizens; a History of Law and Order in Chesterfield County” occupies the bottom floor. Tours begin at the county museum, where admission is $2.00. Admission to the jail is an additional $1.00. For more information, or to schedule a tour, please call (804) 768-7311.
Children’s Museum of Richmond. Free Special Nights for Special Needs Children on 1st Friday of the month (check website for possible changes in nights) from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Also, third Fridays are Target $1 nights at CMoR Central- not free but almost.
Chimborazo Medical Museum. FREE of charge.
Eppington Plantation in Chesterfield. Open the first Saturday in October for its annual Eppington Heritage Day that is free to the public. Eppington is located west of Chesterfield Court House on the south side of River Rd. (County Rte. 602) in the Winterpock vicinity. It is open for tours by appointment arranged through the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation. Please call 804-748-1624.
Keystone Tractor Works. Come experience the last century of agricultural heritage incorporating fully restored antique farm tractors, ongoing restoration projects and other farm related equipment. Keystone offers visitors more than the farm with a time warp of antique road trucks, classic cars, vintage gas pumps, oil cans, automotive signage, clocks, advertising posters of yesteryear and so much more. Military, fire and police, and seniors receive discount off admission fee.
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park. Fees may apply for some events.
Richmond National Battlefield Park. No entrance fees.
Valentine History Museum. Military with ID FREE for up to 5 family members. Children 6 and under are free.
Virginia Historical Society. Donations are appreciated but admission is FREE.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. FREE admission (some special events may require a fee).
Wilton House. FREE admission for teachers, press, members of NSCDA, military personnel and dependents, and children 6 and under.
Richmond Museums (these museums may or may not require a fee – check websites for information)
- Agecroft Hall
- Armour House & Gardens
- Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives
- Black History Museum & Cultural Center
- Children’s Museum of Richmond
- Clarke-Palmore House Museum
- Chimborazo Medical Museum
- Cole Digges House
- Dabbs House Museum
- Deep Run School Museum
- Edgar Allan Poe Museum
- Federal Reserve Money Museum
- John Marshall House
- Lewis Ginter
- Maggie L. Walker House
- Maymont House & Park
- Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park
- Museum of the Confederacy
- Old Dominion Railway Museum
- Old Stone House
- Richmond National Battlefield Parks
- Science Museum of Virginia
- St. John’s Church
- Tredegar Museum of Civil War History
- University of Richmond Museum
- Valentine Museum
- Virginia Aviation Museum
- Virginia Fire & Police Museum
- Virginia Holocaust Museum
- Virginia Historical Society
- Virginia House
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
- Virginia Randolph Museum
- Walkerton Tavern
- Wilton House