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Town Built around a Battlefield

We stayed in Fredericksburg for one night on our way back from Myrtle Beach and we really liked it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim H
Cleveland, Ohio
A moving and well preserved battle site

This memorial site has sensitively preserved the actual battle site, as well as having a very good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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9001 Plank Road, Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitors Center, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
+1 540-693-3200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Fredericksburg for one night on our way back from Myrtle Beach and we really liked it. The town is small but very quaint. There were a number of nice places to eat. The next morning I took the tour of the battle...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This memorial site has sensitively preserved the actual battle site, as well as having a very good interpretative centre, with a video and display material. Watching the video first enabled us to have a better understanding when we walked the battle site, which was a...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The Battlefields of Fredericksburg are all amazing and a fun way to spend the day with family. Sunken Road is a somber site but a must see. Chancellorsville, the site where Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded by friendly fire, and the surrounding Trails are educational...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We drove about 1 hour from Richmond to the Visitor Center in Fredericksburg. Viewed the movie on the Battle of Fredericksburg and then took a free tour by a park ranger. Very sombering to stand on Sunken Road as you get a sense of what...More

1  Thank 739joep
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The visitor center was a great launching point for a better understanding of the Battle of Fredericksburg. The movie was informative as were the exhibits. We were able to participate in a free tour of the Sunken Road led by Ranger Britt. The tour was...More

Thank Rosie0302
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

very quaint restaurant and their breakfasts are great. Service and food is very good but seating is a little limited. would recommend this restaurant

Thank Gertcaron
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Take the time to park, view the museum, view the gift shop, and take a tour from one of the par rangers.

Thank lagiant
Reviewed September 8, 2018

It is interesting place to learn baout the fight between the north and the south in Cfivil War. For many people like me who have not much detail idea, this is the place to learn about the attact during that period of time. It is...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The Fredericksburg Battlefield is definitely a place to go to. Their visitor center exhibits were updated four years ago and give great information on the battle and those affected by it. Britt, the tour guide, was very enthusiastic, professional, and informative about the battle. It...More

1  Thank Vcals830
Reviewed August 29, 2018

It is on the way from Fredericksburg toward Culpepper on Rout 3, it is easily missed because the sign is not too big. However, if you are a history freak, it is a must see place. yet you can tour for a couple of hours...More

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judy b
July 25, 2018|
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Response from 698katherinew | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. call the visitor center and they can give you this info.
January 14, 2018|
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Response from mjoyce1111 | Reviewed this property |
If you just visit the Fredericksburg Battlefield, yes. But there is also Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Battlefields in the immediate area. That would be an overnighter. Have a great time!
Karen W
August 17, 2017|
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Response from 1Col_V | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. It is a easy walk, not hard. visitor center has ramps