Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA

Attractions in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Amusements

  • Belvedere Plantation
    1410 Belvedere Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
    7 Miles Southeast of Fredericksburg on Route 17
    540-373-4478, A 645-acre heritage farm built in the 1760's on the historic Rappahannock River, near Fredericksburg, Virginia. This working farm grows such crops as corn, wheat,... more info  map

  • Central Park Fun-Land
    1351 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 24401
    540-785-6700, "Virginia's premier indoor/outdoor family fun center" features over 20 rides and attractions, including laser tag, go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, mini bowling,... more info  map

  • Chuck E. Cheese's
    1280 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-786-9935, Video games, high-tech simulator rides, the Skytubes attraction, kiddie rides, pizza, and more. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Chatham Manor
    120 Chatham Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    540-693-3200, Part of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, this 12,000 square foot, Georgian-style house overlooks the Rappahannock River. This historic home served... more info

  • George Washington's Ferry Farm
    268 Kings Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    540-370-0732, The site of the Washington house, where a six year old George Washington moved with his family in 1738. Visitors are able to view where the Washington house stood... more info  map

  • Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
    1020 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-3362, This 18th century building was restored to house the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, "a museum of medicine, pharmacy, and military and political affairs." Dr. Mercer's... more info  map

  • Kenmore Plantation
    1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-3381, Historic Kenmore Plantation's Georgian-style, brick mansion was built by George Washington's sister, Betty Washington Lewis, and her husband, Fielding Lewis. A guided,... more info

  • Mary Washington House
    1200 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-1569, George Washington purchased this house from Michael Robinson for his mother, Mary Ball Washington, in 1772. She lived her last 17 years here. Several of Mary's... more info  map

  • Rising Sun Tavern
    1304 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-371-1494, Built by George Washington's youngest brother, Charles as his home, this frame building became a tavern in 1792, when it was purchased by the Wallace family. It... more info  map

  • St. James' House
    1300 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 24401
    540-373-5630, Built around 1768, the restored St. James' House is one of the few 18th century frame houses still standing in Fredericksburg. It was originally home to James Mercer,... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Central Rappahannock Heritage Center
    Barton Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-3704, "The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center archives and preserves historical documents and photographs pertaining to the history and people from the counties of Caroline,... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Bill Harris Art Studio
    916 Liberty Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    Downtown in LibertyTown Arts Workshop
    540-424-8157, Visit the actual working studio of local artist Bill Harris. more info  map

  • Fredericksburg Area Museum
    907 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    Located in Downtown Fredericksburg
    540-371-3037, Housed in historic, circa 1816 Town Hall/Market House, Fredericksburg Area Museum collects, researches, interprets, teaches, and preserves the history, heritage, and... more info  map

  • James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library
    908 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-654-1043, Located in historic downtown Fredericksburg, the James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library contains the largest collection of artifacts and documents related to the fifth... more info  map

  • White Oak Civil War Museum
    985 White Oak Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    540-371-4234, This museum contains a unique, extensive collection of Union and Confederate artifacts from battle sites and encampments around the Fredericksburg area. more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

Tours & Cruises

  • Living History Company of Fredericksburg, The
    904 Princess Anne Street, Suite C7, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-899-1776, Offers driving and/or walking performances on the Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse Battlefields, ghost adventures, a 19th century... more info  map

  • Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg
    706 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    The Fredericksburg Visitor Center
    540-898-0737, Offers a 75-minute, guided tour of the downtown historic district and the Fredericksburg Battlefield. In addition to award-winning historic tours, trolleys are... more info  map

  

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