Lynchburg, Virginia

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Lynchburg, Virginia, USA

Attractions in Lynchburg, Virginia

Amusements

  • Amazement Square, The Rightmire Children's Museum
    27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    434-845-1888, Children are encouraged to be active participants in the learning process through creative hands-on, multidisciplinary exhibits at this museum that offers exhibits on... more info  map

  • Putt-Putt Fun Center
    8105 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502
    434-237-7888, Enjoy Putt-Putt golf, go-karts, batting cages and a large family arcade. Open year-round. more info  map

  • Romp n' Roll
    114 Hexham Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502
    434-509-0009, Romp n' Roll offers a huge variety of fun kids classes. They offer age-specific kids gym classes, art class, music class and more for babies, toddlers, and... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Anne Spencer House and Garden
    1313 Pierce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24501
    434-846-0517, This was the home of internationally acclaimed poet, Anne Spencer, who was part of the Harlem Renaissance and was the only Virginian included in the Norton Anthology of... more info  map

  • Miller Claytor House
    P.O. Box 60, Lynchburg, VA 24502
    Located at Riverside Park
    434-847-1640, Believed to be the fourth house built in Lynchburg, this historic house is the sole surviving pre-19th century townhouse where Thomas Jefferson allegedly proved to the... more info  map

  • Point of Honor
    112 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA 24502
    434-847-1459, One of Virginia's most remarkable Federal style mansions, this historic home was built by Dr. George Cabell, Sr., an eminent physician whose most famous patient was... more info  map

  • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
    1548 Bateman Bridge Road, Forest, VA 24551
    434-525-1806, Thomas Jefferson designed and built this architectural masterpiece to use as his year round retreat. This National Historic Landmark octagonal house is surrounded by an... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Old City Cemetery, The
    401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, VA 24502
    434-847-1465, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Virginia Historic Landmark is the oldest public cemetery in Virginia still in use today. Over 20,000 citizens... more info  map

  • Presbyterian Cemetery
    907 Bailey Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    434-845-0551, The most elaborate examples of tombstone sculpture in Lynchburg can be found at this cemetery that has a distinctive Victorian atmosphere once you enter the iron gates. ... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Jones Memorial Library
    2311 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501
    434-846-0501, The second oldest public library in Virginia, this public library is primarily a genealogical and local history research library and it houses over 300 manuscript... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Legacy Museum of African-American History
    403 Monroe Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    Located Adjacent to Old City Cemetery
    434-845-3455, Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting historical artifacts relating to significant contributions of the African-American community in Lynchburg and the... more info  map

  • Lynchburg Museum, The
    901 Court Street, Lynchburg, VA 24502
    434-847-1459, Situated in the circa 1855 Old Court House, which is the Hill City's most famous historic landmark, this museum highlights local history and has exhibits ranging from... more info  map

  • Maier Museum of Art
    2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503
    Located at Randolph-Macon Woman's College
    434-947-8136, A nationally recognized museum which houses a growing collection of several thousand paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs with a focus on works by outstanding... more info  map

  • Riverviews Artspace
    901 Jefferson Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    Across from Amazement Square by the river
    434-847-7277, Exhibits the work of professional-level contemporary artists, in a variety of media, for the enrichment and enjoyment of the citizens of Central Virginia. more info  map

Summer Camps

  • Danbee for Girls
    3 New King Street, Lynchburg, VA 24503
    434-384-1755, Outdoor nature and adventure program children and counselors of all backgrounds learning and growing together. Off season ropes & environmental ed programs. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Historic Home Tour
    Diamond Hill Historic District
    434-847-0491, Sponsored by the Diamond Hill Historic Society, the tour includes seven to eight restored historic homes. Guides provide historical and architectural information.  more info

  

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