Virginia State Capitol
White House of the Confederacy
While this was once a shrine to the Southern 'Lost Cause,' the Confederate White House is recommended for its quirky insights (did you...
Contains the world's largest collection of manuscripts and memorabilia of poet Edgar Allan Poe, who lived and worked in Richmond.
American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar
Located in an 1861 gun foundry, this fascinating site explores the causes and course of the Civil War from the perspectives of Union,...
Tobacco Company Restaurant
An embodiment of the era when tobacco was king, the atmosphere of this three-story, brothel-like restaurant-bar is more of a draw than...
One of Richmond's finest restaurants serves decadent New Southern cuisine in a classy old-fashioned dining room that's cinematically set...
cnr 9th & Grace Sts · interesting places nearby
Virginia State Capitol information
Designed by Thomas Jefferson, the capitol building was completed in 1788 and houses the oldest legislative body in the Western Hemisphere – the Virginia General Assembly, established in 1619. Free tours available.