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Colonial Downs

in Sporting Event, Gambling

Enjoy top quality thoroughbred horse racing over the plush Secretariat Turf Course. The season runs from June 8 - July 31, with racing scheduled every Wed, Thur & Sat at 5 PM, and Sun at 12:55 PM. The state of the art track, conveniently located at I-64 East, Exit 214 is just 50 minutes from downtown Richmond. Colonial Downs also has four Off Track Betting (OTB) Centers in the Richmond area.

10515 Colonial Downs Parkway
New Kent, Virginia 23124
United States

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American Civil War Museum-White House & Museum of The Confederacy-Historic Tredegar

in Tour, Exhibit

The Museum houses the world's most comprehensive collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and photos from the Confederate States. Be transported back in time as you wander past 'Stonewall' Jackson's forage cap, J.E.B. Stuart's LeMat pistol, and Robert E. Lee's field tent. Also tour the restored White House of the Confederacy, home of Jefferson Davis. 1201 E. Clay St. 804-649-1861 or www.moc.org.

1201 E. Clay Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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King's Dominion

in Amusement Park

A 400-acre theme and water park with more than 60 rides, slides, shows and attractions. One of the largest coaster collections on the East Coast. Enjoy Snoopy's Starlight Spectacular, a night-time light and sound extravaganza featuring the entire PEANUTS Gang. Open daily during summer; weekends in the spring and fall. For more information call (804) 876-5000 or visit www.KingsDominion.com.

16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, Virginia 23047-2000
United States

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Hunting Hawk Golf Club

in Recreational Sport

Hunting Hawk Golf Club is one of the area's premier public golf courses. Located in the suburbs of Richmond, only minutes from Broad Street near Short Pump this course has been rated as the #3 best new affordable public golf club in America (Golf Digest January 2003).

15201 Ashland Road
Glen Allen, Virginia 23059
United States

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Virginia War Memorial

in Historic

A beautful structure overlooking the James River, this memorial was built to honor all Virginia veterans who gave their lives in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf. Names are engraved on its stone and glass walls. There is a torch of liberty, a flag court, and rose gardens. Open daily. Visitors center open daily 9-4, Sun 12-4. Free.

621 S. Belvidere
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

in Art

The museums houses a remarkable permanent collection of more than 20,000 works of art from almost every world culture. Noteworthy are the collections of Art Nouveau, Modern and Contemporary art, French impressionist art, British sporting art, American art and the collection of English silver. With the completion of an expansion of the museum in May 2009, the VMFA consists of over 50,000 square feet of exhibition space.

200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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Virginia Holocaust Museum

in Historic, Museum

Gain insight about the lives of people affected by Nazi German atrocities of the 1940's. You will walk through a concentration camp, board the St. Louis ship, be inside a cattle car, and be exposed to a ghetto. You can crawl through to a hiding place where 13 people lived and hid for 9 months. The newest exhibit is a replica of the courtroom where the Nuremberg Trials were conducted. The overwhelming theme of the museum is that "we never forget".

2000 E. Cary St.
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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The Valentine

in Museum

The Valentine collects, preserves and interprets Richmond's history through exhibits, programs, tours, special events and stewardship of the 1812 John Wickham House, a neoclassical masterpiece, and the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio, one of only four 19th century sculpture studios open to the public. Located at 1015 East Clay St.

1015 East Clay St.
Richmond, Virginia
United States

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The Fed Experience at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

in Historic

The Fed Experience is a free interactive exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Explore how your decisions affect the economy and how innovation expands your choices. Learn about the importance of stable prices in making informed decisions and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. Open Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

701 East Byrd Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Monument Avenue

in Historic

This wide, beautiful street has statues located along its length of famous Richmond Confederate heroes. They begin in the Fan District at Harrison Street. The statues are of General Robert E. Lee, General J.E.B. Stuart, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Commander Matthew Fontaine Maury, and General Stonewall Jackson. In 1996 a monument honoring famous local hero tennis star Arthur Ashe was erected.

Richmond, Virginia
United States

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