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Tredegar Iron Works

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Address: 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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+1 804-226-1981
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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a fun day out with my wife'

my wife an i went to see the artifacts and other history items they have on display'we were not disapointed'

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

my wife an i went to see the artifacts and other history items they have on display'we were not disapointed'

Thank oldjeep96
Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place could be a little more interesting to kids with some added hands on things to do. Not much fun for kids to just do a walk through.

Thank Jonathan H
Hampton, Virginia
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347 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been wanting to visit Tredegar for some time and as I had some spare time on my hands while waiting for my lady to get off work, I headed here. First note - if you have any of the National Park Service passes, parking is free - see the clerk in the book store, first floor. The main... More 

Thank GrandpaGene
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is run by the state parks and is free to visit. It is best to start on the third floor and work you way down. This muesum deals mainly with the history of the iron works before and during the civil war. There are 2 videos to watch and artifacts to view. From level 2 you can exit onto... More 

Thank Tom E
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem in Richmond. It is located down by the James River and there are all sorts of walks, parks, walk bridges over the James River and lots to do and see.

Thank Robert N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

My family and I went to Tredegar while we were in Richmond for the weekend, and overall, it's a very informative place and I didn't realize how much history took place in the docks of Richmond. You can't really miss this place, since it dominates the waterfront. It's a huge space, and the museum wasn't really packed when we were... More 

Thank jg325
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Located right beside the Richmond River walk, the 3-story park service museum was small, but interesting. There are a number of great displays of Confederate Civil War ordnance and uniforms of the Confederacy. This museum tells the story about the life of the people of Richmond and the importance of the iron works up into the mid-20th century. Walk the... More 

Thank mcdh4561
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

There is no fee to enter Tredegar Iron Works and if you have a National Parks Pass they will stamp your parking ticket. We enjoyed the exhibits and the films inside. We didn't spend much time looking at the outside exhibits as it was starting to rain. We would like to return to explore more thoroughly and enjoy the other... More 

Thank solomon5
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to walk and enjoy our history. The contribution of this facility to the Southern cause was impressive. I have seen a Tredegar cannon outside of Fredericksburg. I enjoyed the museum and gift shop. A must visit location.

Thank Boxcar37
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Located right on the river front. Parking was $3 and they accept donations. So much history in this area and it's located next to the civil war museum. Doesn't take very long to walk through the exhibit which is three floors.

Thank allmotorchick

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