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Tredegar Iron Works

500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
+1 804-226-1981
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This is a very nice and clean museum. It done by the NPS and it is ran on donations. They have a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jacque I
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Informative and Free

This is a Civil War museum run by the National Parks Service. Admission is free, but donations are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SKNJ
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500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice and clean museum. It done by the NPS and it is ran on donations. They have a great video and tons of very cool civil war artifacts. A must see for all.

Thank Jacque I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Civil War museum run by the National Parks Service. Admission is free, but donations are suggested. Although one of the exhibits was closed due to repair of water damage, we viewed two informative videos (one about the Iron Works and a longer...More

Thank SKNJ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Remembering that history us written by the victors, this was a great surprise. Both sides were we presented with facts, pictures, and artifacts. The admission fee was modest with discounts for children and seniors. Walking was minimal and there was an elevator to the 2nd...More

1  Thank Ginger F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place with lots to see on the outside. Unfortunately, the majority of the museum was closed for maintenance so not much to see.

Thank Kelli M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place truly shows how hard people had to work to get what they had back in the times of colonizing this country. It also shows how smart and inventive they were as well.

1  Thank justyo2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The point of view of Tredegar Iron Works in regard to the Civil War was informative and very educational. The facility is laid out very well, all the exhibits are easy to view. The films are excellent and are high quality. Learning about how important...More

1  Thank travlingforfun
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

They built everything from cannons to iron clads during the Civil War. The history of Tredegar is intertwined with the history of Richmond prior to and during the Civil War. Worth a couple hours of your time to tour it.

2  Thank Lee H
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

It was worth a couple hours here. There are two informative videos, one dealing with the Civil War in general, the other dealing with Tredegar / Richmond during the war. The displays break the war down into years and present both the military and social...More

2  Thank Michelle J
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

The old buildings and machinery are interesting to look at on your way to Belle Isle , but the Museum itself is terrible. Don’t waste your money.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

A very unique perspective of the civil war with views from North, South and Slavery. I would definitely recommend a visit.

1  Thank dstew7003
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