Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA

Attractions in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Amusements

  • Central Park Fun-Land
    1351 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-785-6700, Central Park Fun-Land, Fredericksburg's largest indoor/outdoor family entertainment park is the perfect place to hold your next birthday party or group event. Theirr... more info  map

  • Central Park Funland
    1351 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 24401
    540-785-6700, Virginia's largest indoor and outdoor entertainment facility, this amusement venue offers fun for the whole family with features including the only indoor carousel in... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Belvedere Plantation
    1601 Belvedere Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
    540-371-8494, Built along the Rappahannock River by Colonel William Dangerfield, this plantation was modest sized by the standards of the time, yet still very prosperous. A variety... more info  map

  • Fredericksburg Court House
    815 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 24401
    540-373-1776, Designed by the architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York and the original building for the Smithsonian Institute, this Victorian Gothic Revival style building is... more info  map

  • George Washington's Ferry Farm
    268 Kings Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    540-370-0732, The setting for the stories of the cherry tree and the silver dollar thrown across the Rappahannock River happened at this boyhood home of George Washington, who lived... more info  map

  • George Washington's Fredericksburg Foundation
    1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-3381, Kenmore, one of the finest 18th- century houses in Virginia, lies in the heart of historic Fredericksburg. The house was built by patriot Fielding Lewis (who built a... more info  map

  • Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
    1020 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-1776, Using such medicines and treatments of the time as leeches, lancets, snakeroot and crab claws, Dr. Mercer practiced medicine for 15 years in Fredericksburg. His... more info  map

  • Mary Washington House
    1200 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-1569, George Washington purchased this house in 1772 for his mother, Mary Ball Washington, who spent her last seventeen years in this comfortable home. A wide array of period... more info  map

  • Rising Sun Tavern
    1304 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-371-1494, Built by Charles Washington as his home, this building was later operated as a tavern. Much of the woodwork in the tavern is original, and the rooms are filled with... more info  map

  • St. James House
    1300 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 24401
    540-373-1569, Built on land once owned by George Washington, this gambrel-roof, Revolutionary era historic house museum contains a fine collection of 18th century porcelains, glass,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

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

  • Colonial Beach Museum
    128 Hawthorn Street, Colonial Beach, VA 22443
    804-224-7181, Operated by the Colonial Beach Historical Society, this museum is situated in a circa 1890 Victorian cottage and it is dedicated to the preservation of Colonial Beach... more info  map

  • Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center
    907 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-371-3037, Situated in the Old Town Hall and Market House which was originally constructed in 1816, the story of Fredericksburg's rich and varied past is presented in this museum's... more info  map

  • James Monroe Museum
    908 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-654-1043, James Monroe, our nation's fifth president, began his illustrious career practicing law in Fredericksburg and this museum contains a remarkable collection of the... more info  map

  • National Bank Museum
    900 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-899-3243, Nearly two centuries of banking history are on display in this museum which is housed in one of the oldest buildings in America serving continuously as a bank. Objects... more info  map

  • White Oak Civil War Museum
    985 White Oak Road, Falmouth, 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

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Bug Box, The
    10822 Court House Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
    540-710-0776, A unique live insect zoo that features hissing cockroaches, Australian walking sticks, giant millipedes, tarantulas, and scorpions. A gift shop is also on site which... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Fredericksburg Historic Cycling Tour
    706 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-373-1776, Developed by the Fredericksburg Cyclists, this cycling tour of Fredericksburg leads visitors through three centuries of American history and some of the most beautiful... more info  map

  • Living History Company, The
    904 Princess Anne Street, Suite C7, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    540-899-1776, An actor/historian brings Fredericksburg's colorful past to life during a variety of walking tours, such as 90 minute daylight and lantern walks covering approximately... more info  map

  • Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg
    706 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    Visitors Center
    540-898-0737, Fredericksburg's only tour that includes historic homes, attractions, and the famous Sunken Road, site of the Battle of Fredericksburg, this entertaining and informative... more info  map

  

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