- Our list of the best things to do in Richmond, Virginia, features the top 111 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Richmond, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Richmond, VA , followed by 79 popular activities in nearby cities, including Midlothian, Petersburg, Glen Allen, Hopewell, Mechanicsville, Virginia and Charles City
The Tipsy Sommelier Richmond MoreLess Info
The instructor guides students through painting their own versions of masterpieces or original designs on canvases or wine glasses
Located in Carytown, the Byrd Theater was the first in Virginia to be equipped with a sound system for speaking movies. Second-run movies and certain independent film festivals are currently held at the landmark theater.
The former White House of the Confederacy currently houses The Museum of the Confederacy. Personal belongings of leaders such as Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee compose a large section of the collection in addition to other Civil War artifacts, manuscripts, and photographs.
Many permanent exhibits are housed at the Science Museum of Virginia, focusing on different areas of science like space, the human body, animals, and the environment. Live science demonstrations are also performed daily in addition to IMAX films.
Featuring an extensive collection of manuscripts, letters and personal items of well-known American writer Edgar Allan Poe, the Edgar Allan Poe Museum preserves the author's life and career for visitors to a series of historic Richmond buildings.
Agecroft Hall is located along the rolling banks of the James River. It is an authentic 16th century English manor house that was taken apart, shipped across the Atlantic, and then rebuilt in Virginia during the 1920s.
Richmond International Raceway is a place for Nascar fans to enjoy the scene of tailgating, races, and special appearances/events. The facilities are managed well by staff and police to ensure safety and hospitality for all.
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9200 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23235 MoreLess Info
Rather than a general movie theater open to the entire public, Cinebistro at Stony Point Fashion Park only allows those over 21 years old to be admitted. The cinema presents first run films, has a chef-created full menu, extensive wine menu, and premium cocktails.
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490 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219 MoreLess Info
Looking at American Civil War history through Confederate, Union and African American eyes, the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar encompasses the historic Tredegar Gun Foundry, now repurposed as an exhibition space.