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Tredegar Iron Works

500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
+1 804-226-1981
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A great place to tour some Virginia History

Located near the river and canals, Tredegar Iron Works is a great place to take a guided walking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lyndy B
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Bolton, Massachusetts
Don't miss this.

To be able to access this beautiful building which is just part of the previously vast Tredegar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howard D
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Hunter Valley
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  • Average8%
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500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located near the river and canals, Tredegar Iron Works is a great place to take a guided walking tour. The buildings are nicely restored and you can view the American Civil War Museum here as well. 2 days per week (Friday / Saturday) they give...More

Thank Lyndy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be able to access this beautiful building which is just part of the previously vast Tredegar Ironworks which back in the day was the heart of the South's factory and industrial effort was a fantastic experience You start by seeing the working water mill...More

Thank Howard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had plans to do other things, but it was so hot we decided to spend time at this museum. It was a great museum. It doesn't have some of the cool new customer-engagement draws that newer museums have, but I still really enjoyed. It...More

Thank Teresa04501
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this several time and it is definitely the one place you must visit to get a good overview of the Civil War and the local area. There are 2 sections, the building on your left id the Richmond National Park Visitor...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not go inside museums, only had an hour while husband in business meeting, and with a dog so all walking outside taking in the structures and surroundings, the history. Definitely more to explore, including the museums. The park is well maintained and across from...More

Thank CIndyCsml
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This mill and ironworks has a spot in several important time periods. Most evident is the Civil War era but also WWI. 3 floors of exhibits and history come alive in a very historic nook of he city. It is well done with very interesting...More

1  Thank IrishVoodoo
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This National Park Service facility tells the history of the war thru displays, many of them interactive; and videos. The slant was in favor of the victors. They devoted a lot of space to the war on the Homefront, and to slavery and emancipation. The...More

1  Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Reading about things to do in Richmond on TripAdvisor it was unclear about what the Tredegar Iron Works had to do with the American Civil War Museum. The Iron Works was the largest producers of cannons and munitions in the South during the Civil War....More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Tredegar was an interesting old building and the photographs showing the history were informative. However, the speakers which were supposed to work to highlight a display weren't working which was disappointing. The Volunteer only wanted to talk about 'the fire' and couldn't answer my questions.

Thank MacLachlan
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This is where many of the cannon used by the South during the Civil War were cast. The National Park Service manages this site. The most interesting part showed how the foundry operated with both paid and slave labor. The exhibit is not very large,...More

1  Thank Ric B
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