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Maymont

in Discovery Center

Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to us by James and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 to 1925. Situated on 100 acres along the James River, guests can visit the gardens, enjoy wildlife, explore the mansion, or just sit under a tree and think. Whether strolling, touring, or watching river otters play, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23220
United States

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St. John's Church

in Tour, Historic, Educational

These words by Patrick Henry stating 'Give me liberty of give me death' were spoken at St. John's Church in March of 1775. The Revolution began the following month when shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. This church is a Historic Landmark and is the oldest wooden church in Virginia. There are daily guided tours including time for questions and answers. Tours begin every hour and half hour.

2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
United States

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River Front Canal Cruises

in Recreational Sport, Historic

Take a fun adventure ride touring the James River and Kanawha Canal along Richmond's Historic Canal Walk. It's a 40 minute narrated tour in a covered passenger boat departing on the hour from the Turning Basin between 14th and Dock Streets from April through November. Explore the canal system that George Washington helped design in 1789 www.VentureRichmond.com

200 South Third St
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Wilton House Museum

in Tour, Historic, Educational

The Wilton House is an authentic lower James River plantation house that was built between the years of 1750 to 1753 by William Randolph III. Majestically situated overlooking the James River, this ten-room house is a stunning artifact of eighteenth-century architecture.Today, this historic house museum is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Virginia Historic Landmark.

215 S. Wilton Road
Richmond, Virginia 23226
United States

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Wilton House

in Historic

This was the home of William Randolph III. Built circa 1753 it was a Plantation house overlooking the James River. It was moved to its current location in 1933. It showcases a collection of 18th & 19th century furnishings, textiles, glass, ceramics, and silver. By appt and Tu-Fri 10-4:30, Sat & Sun till 4:30. Fee.

25 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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Virginia State Capitol and Executive Mansion

in Historic

This edifice designed by Thomas Jefferson is 216 years old and is a working capitol building. It was modernized and expanded in June of 2007. Tour the various chambers and the art works throughout the building. A famous statue of George Washington by Houdon sits in the rotunda. The Executive mansion is a Federalist style architecture and is the oldest continuously occupied governor's residence in the U.S.

Richmond, Virginia
United States

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Virginia House

in Historic

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Weddell owned this spectacular home which they had purchased in England. Mr. Weddell was a diplomat serving our country in various locations around the world. They had it dismantled and reconstructed in Virginia and resided in it until it was deeded to the Virgina Historical Society. It's a home with wonderful antique collectibles and magnificent gardens.

4301 Sulgrave Rd.
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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Virginia Historical Society

in Museum

Current exhibits are The Jamestown Negro Exhibit of 1907, Virginians at work, The story of Virginia, and American Experience, The Virginia Manufacture of arms collection, Solving History's Mysteries, Silver in Virginia, Lee and Grant exhibit and so much more. Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. Fee. Located at 428 North Blvd., Richmond.

428 North Blvd.
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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St. John's Church

in Historic

The speech by Patrick Henry stating the words "Give me liberty or Give me death" was spoken within the walls of this church in 1775. This church is a National Historic Landmark and is the oldest wooden church in Virginia. Located at 2401 E. Broad St. Guided tours offered call for schedule. Fee. Call 804-648-5015 or visit www.historicstjohnschurch.com

2401 D. Broad St.
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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The Richmond Zoo

in Animal

Located on the Southside this privately owned zoo is fun for the whole family. Natural habitat structures house lions, tigers, penguins,monkeys, ostriches, camels, kangaroos, warthogs, bison, flamingoes, and giraffes. There is a merry-go-round and a a sky ride chair lift that gives you a spectacular view of the entire park.

8300 Beaver Bridge Rd
Richmond, Virginia 23120
United States

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