- The list below includes 37 free or cheap things to do in or near Fredericksburg, Virginia, including 84 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Historic Sites, Specialty Shops and Battlefields.
- From Kenmore Plantation & Gardens to Fredericksburg National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fredericksburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Stafford, Woodbridge, Manassas and Quantico.
Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival Washington DC MoreLess Info
Festival offers 20 craft beers, bourbons from all across the country and different kinds of cigars
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1201 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 MoreLess Info
George Washington's sister and brother-in-law built the Georgian-style Kenmore Plantation & Gardens just before the Revolutionary War. The house itself and garden have been restored for tours, and there is also the Crowinshield Museum building which offers rotating exhibits.
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908 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 MoreLess Info
The largest collection of documents and artifacts in the United States that are related to former president James Monroe can be found at the James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library. It was first opened in 1927 and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The well-known Confederate General lost his arm in a battle near Chancellorsville which now rests at the Grave of Stonewall Jackson's Arm. It was buried separately from his body due to the fact he lived for several years after the amputation and is currently commemorated with four stone markers.
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120 Chatham Lane, Fredericksburg, VA MoreLess Info
The battle climax of the Civil War took place in the regions covered by the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. Visitors can learn about the war and the specific battles of the area through the park's museum and by walking across the battlefields themselves.
Several sites are contained at Battlefield Fredericksburg including a house built in 1836, the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, the Howison's Hill cannon rifle area. Walking tours are offered throughout the park, but guests can also drive from location to location in the area.
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224 Washington St, Fredericksburg, VA 22405 MoreLess Info
Guests to the Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont are able to view both a historic site and art exhibits. The general tour is included with admission and begins with a short film that leads into a guided tour of the museum before transitioning into the galleries.
The Rising Sun Tavern was originally built by George Washington's younger brother. It is currently being used as a museum that teaches about life in an 18th century tavern with costumed actors to tell stories of those who stayed at the site.