Monument Avenue is a must see Richmond, Virginia. Monuments include:
- Robert E. Lee
- J.E.B. Stuart
- Jefferson Davis
- "Stonewall" Jackson
- Matthew Fontaine Maury
- Arthur Ashe
Monument Avenue is the only street in the U.S. to be designated a National Historic Landmark. Visit Branch House and the other mansions on Monument Avenue from Birch Street to Roseneath Rd.
Visit the Federal Reserve Bank for The Fed Experience, an educational tour which includes simulations and interactive exhibits. Admission is free.
Tour Virginia's 18th Century Historic Capitol Building.
Hollywood Cemetery is the resting place of over 18,000 confederate soldiers, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, President James Monroe, President John Tyler and several Virginia Governors.
|Pedestrian Bridge to Belle Isle|
What else is FREE to SEE:
- Canal Walk
- Browns Island
- Belle Isle
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - includes a sculpture garden
- Virginia Historical Society
- Maymont - 100 acres of gardens, a wildlife exhibit, and more
- Richmond Bluegrass Jam
- Annual Mardi Gras Parade
- Innsbrook's St. Paddy's Palooza
- Richmond Jazz Festival
- Richmond Folk Festival
Budget Travel Nearby:
- New Kent Winery - $8 Tasting and Tours
- Chesterfield County Museum and Old Jail - Admission only $3
- Fort Stevens Park - The Second Battle of Drewry's Bluff
- Chesterfield Virginia is full of historic places to visit, a number of them are free to see!