Lexington, Virginia

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Lexington, Virginia, USA

Attractions in Lexington, Virginia

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Lee Chapel and Museum
    Located on Campus of Washington & Lee University
    540-463-8768, Built at the request of Robert E. Lee, who was president of Washington College from 1865 to1870, this National Historic Landmark now houses the University Museum, the... more info  map

  • Stonewall Jackson House
    8 East Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450
    540-463-2552, The only home Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ever owned and where he lived immediately before the American Civil War, this historic modest brick town... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery
    South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
    540-463-3777, This is the final resting place of 144 Confederate veterans, two Virginia governors, and Margaret Junkin Preston. The cemetery is also home to the statue of Stonewall... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • George C. Marshall Museum
    Located at the Virginia Military Institute
    540-463-7103, A living memorial to a true American hero, this museum is dedicated to General Marshall who was Army Chief of Staff during World War II, Ambassador to China, Secretary... more info  map

  • Haunted Monster Museum
    Located on U.S. 11 South in Natural Bridge
    540-464-2253, Experience the work of Professor Cline, who has been seen in Alice Cooper’s stage shows, Six Flags Theme Park, and on NBC’s Today Show, and whose work continues to... more info  map

  • Lexington Art Gallery
    13 West Nelson Street, Lexington, VA 24450
    540-464-8080, This gallery focuses on contemporary photography by local and nationally known photographers with exhibits on display including hand printed originals. more info  map

  • Monacan Indian Living History
    800-533-1410, A living history exhibit located along the Cedar Creek nature trail that offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time over 300 years to visualize what life was... more info  map

  • Natural Bridge Wax Museum
    70 Wert Faulkner Highway, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
    540-291-2426, The Natural Bridge Wax Museum in Natural Bridge features figures and scenes from Virginia and Natural Bridge's history. These include legends of the Revolutionary War... more info  map

  • Virginia Military Institute Museum
    Located at the Virginia Military Institute
    540-464-7232, The story of America's first state military college and the alumni and faculty who have helped mold the course of history is told at this museum which contains exhibits... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Caverns at Natural Bridge, The
    Located off Interstate 81, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
    At Exits 175 & 180 and the Blue Ridge Parkway
    800-533-1410, Open seasonally from March through November, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., visitors on the 45-minute Natural Bridge Caverns tour descend more than 34 stories deep. Tours... more info  map

  • Natural Bridge of Virginia, The
    15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
    800-533-1410, One of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World" surveyed by a young George Washington and once owned by Thomas Jefferson, the Natural Bridge of Virginia is a National... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Boxerwood - A Nature Center & Woodland Garden
    963 Ross Road, Lexington, VA 24450
    540-463-2697, Situated in a rolling Virginia valley between the Allegany and Appalachian Mountains, this 30-acre site features six distinct habitats and 15 acres of mature,... more info  map

  • Natural Bridge Zoo
    5784 South Lee Highway, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
    Located on US Route 11
    540-291-2420, The privately-owned Natural Bridge Zoo has been breeding threatened and endangered species for over 40 years. Highlights include African elephant rides, a petting zoo,... more info  map

  • Virginia Safari Park
    229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
    540-291-3205, Virginia's only drive-thru zoo, the 180-acre Virginia Safari Park is home to over 1,000 exotic animals from six continents. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Haunting Tales, Lexington's Ghost Tour
    106 East Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450
    Begins at the Lexington Visitor Center
    540-464-2250, Experience the eerie transformation of this charming city after the sun goes down during this guided candlelight walking tour through the back streets and alleyways to... more info  map

  • Lexington Carriage Company
    P.O. Box 1242, Lexington, VA 24450
    Located on East Washington Street
    540-463-5647, An intriguing way for visitors to tour this unique 19th century college town, this company provides tours narrated by professional carriage drivers and tour guides... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Rockbridge Vineyard
    35 Hill View Lane, Raphine, VA 24472
    540-377-6204, Visit and tour this vineyard which is located in a completely renovated 1800s dairy and enjoy award-winning Virginia wines while picnicking on the charming grounds. more info  map


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