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Tredegar Iron Works

500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
+1 804-226-1981
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Very Interesting

As many times as we have visited Richmond, this is the first time we've gone through Tredegar Iron... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Terry C
Phoenix, Arizona

This place evidently made the majority of the munitions for the confederacy - and has a museum of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
+1 804-226-1981
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As many times as we have visited Richmond, this is the first time we've gone through Tredegar Iron Works. The NPS now has their headquarters there and it was very interesting. It will be nice when they finish off the exhibits. There are two movies...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place evidently made the majority of the munitions for the confederacy - and has a museum of the war - which is interesting

Thank AlanP00le
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tredegar has a rich history in Richmond. It was the place that made arms for troops during the wars. It is right on the water and offers an amazing view of the James River that runs through our beautiful city. While here try the cafe,...More

Thank Carrie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richmond was, of course, the capital of the Confederacy and if you consider its importance of course it had an iron works (as in weapons production). This site, operated by the National Park Service, is a bit different from what you would expect of a...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a three floor museum with lots of exhibits, large and small. Some of them are even outside. There is also a gift shop. Parking was plentiful and beside the building. We stopped in for a brief visit but could have stayed much longer.

Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This National Park sponsored building is three stories of interesting civil war information. Loved the artifacts and hands on battlefield displays.

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the NPS location and it has a nice movie and displays. The building a quite something if you are into old mill types of building...don't forget to check out the elevator! Next door is a privately owned Civil War Museum. We also went...More

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum. Offers a great perspective on the Civil War which is in part very original and then very complete. Probably of all the Civil War museums the best presentation. The National Parks Museum next door - 50 feet away - is...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Tredegar Iron Works were an important part of Richmond's history. They have part of the originial works there and also a very intersesting Civil War Museum adjacent to the outside display. Outside display is free; museum has a fee. Museum shows the perspective of African...More

Thank emhclTraveler
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Explored the original site after going through the Civil War Museum. The original water wheel still works!

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