Danville, Virginia

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Danville, Virginia, USA

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  • Dan River Grand Prix 434-791-3747
    2855 Riverside Drive, Danville, VA 24540-4117
    Year-round, climate controlled indoor kart racing center with batting cages, games, snacks, birthday party room, corporate meeting room, and cyber cafe. Youth and adult... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Birthplace of Lady Astor 434-799-3379
    117 Broad Street, Danville, VA 24541
    One of Danville's premier historic sites is the birthplace of Nancy Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons. Her sister,... more info  map

  • Chrismon Tree 434-792-5795
    314 West Main Street, Danville, VA 24541
    Located at the Ascension Lutheran Church
    This huge evergreen is decorated with exquisite handmade symbols depicting the life of Jesus. These symbols, known as Chrismons, are handcrafted with pearls and gold... more info  map

  • Wreck of Old 97 434-793-5422
    Located on Highway 58
    On September 27, 1903, a Southern Express train crashed in Danville killing nine persons and injuring seven. The event inspired the famous ballad of the same name and a... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • American Armoured Foundation Tank Museum 434-834-5323
    3401 U.S. Highway 29, Danville, VA 24540
    Journey through the pages of military history and prepare yourself for an awesome adventure that both young and old will enjoy. The most extensive international... more info  map

  • Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History 434-793-5644
    975 Main Street, Danville, VA 24541
    This 1857 Italian Villa house is best known as the Last Capitol of The Confederacy and is the place where Jefferson Davis resided during the final week of the Civil War.... more info  map

  • Estelle H. Womack Museum of Natural History 434-797-2222
    1008 South Main Street, Danville, VA 24541
    Located at Danville Community College Campus
    An excellent collection of mounted animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects, as well as Indian artifacts, fossils and minerals, are housed at this 5,000 square... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Ballou Park 434-799-5200
    Located on West Main Street
    A scenic retreat in the heart of the city, this wooded 97 acre park includes picnic facilities, a children's playground, tennis courts, nature trails, and softball... more info  map

  • Butterfly Station and Garden 434-791-5160
    677 Craghead Street, Danville, VA 24540
    Find out which caterpillar host plants attract which butterfly species and explore the best methods of attracting butterflies to your yard while at this beautiful... more info  map

  • Dan Daniel Memorial Park 434-799-5200
    Located on River Point Drive
    The American Legion Post 325 Memorial Stadium, which is the home of Danville Braves minor league team, is located at this riverfront park which also includes picnic... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Danville Science Center 434-791-5160
    677 Craghead Street, Danville, VA 24540
    Discover the secrets of how things work and explore the impact of science on your life while at this hands-on science center that offers many activities such as building... more info  map


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