- TripBuzz found 98 things to do with kids in or near Richmond, Virginia, including 71 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Midlothian, Petersburg, Hopewell and Glen Allen.
- From Children's Museum of Richmond to AMF Sunset Lanes, the Richmond area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, History Museums, Monuments and Movie Theaters.
- As Virginia's capital city, the city of Richmond is a thriving commercial and residential community. Tourists visit the area each year for the diverse selection of attractions, dining, lodging and outdoor recreation that the city has to offer. Most popular points of interest within Richmond include many museums and monuments, over fifteen performing arts centers and its significant architecture from various time periods.
With the goal of providing creative play experiences for children, Children's Museum of Richmond hosts a variety exhibits for guests to explore. Their exhibits include a grocery store, apple tree, art studio, dino zone, little farm, playhouse, and more.
A bowling alley featuring 32 synthetic lanes with automatic scoring, AMF Sunset Lanes balances a classic feel with contemporary features and conveniences. The alley features large screens over each lane, and hosts leagues and tournaments.
Encompassing the entire history of the state of Virginia, the 180-year-old Virginia Historical Society houses a wide collection of books, sheet music, maps, and personal items to illustrate the story of Virginia's past and present.
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.
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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.