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Confederate War Memorial Chapel

2900 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23221-2404
+1 804-390-1170
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Rick piece of Civil War history

This is a great place to visit and take in the history. It's free. The man in the back was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chris J
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Ottawa, Canada
The Chapel.

It is a nice place to visit. However, I would not put it as one of the top sites... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2900 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23221-2404
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+1 804-390-1170
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to visit and take in the history. It's free. The man in the back was very helpful with information. Doesn't take long to go through but fun to sit in the pews and wonder what it was like so long...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

It is a nice place to visit. However, I would not put it as one of the top sites to see. It looks like your average church with a little bit of history to it. It is free to visit as well.

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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Confederate Civil War chapel.....on the grounds of the Virginia Fine Arts Museum.....actually behind it.....deserted.

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Reviewed February 6, 2017

let me start by saying i love civil war history so i was very happy to stumble upon this chapel after visiting the VMFA. It was quiet and peaceful and the stained glass was lovely. there was one grumpy old man sitting in the back...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a wonderful historic church. It is located on the former property of the R.E. Lee Camp #1, Confederate Veterans. The inside is lovely with its stained glass windows and old organ. You can almost feel the ghosts of Confederate Veterans here.

Thank WestieLadyOne
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), one of Richmond's highest rated attractions, gets hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. But, just steps away from the VMFA is another attraction whose annual visitation probably numbers only a few thousand. And, it can be "done,"...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2016

This is a great little Chapel to learn about some Richmond, Virginia history. Learn about the Civil War and other things that happened in Virginia, Enjoy!!!!

Thank Cynluvs2travel
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

This is an attractive, old style church building on the grounds for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. There is really nothing special inside. What makes it special is that it is there to honor the fallen Confederates, and marks the spot where Civil War...More

Thank Rob R
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Reviewed October 30, 2015

This place is one of the best-hidden secrets of Richmond even though it's on VMFA's property...you can easily miss it. You have to look for it (not really) ... you just need to know exactly where. It's on the side that faces Grove Ave. and...More

Thank 1Souci
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Reviewed September 14, 2015

Beautiful Chapel directly behind the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Check hours if you want to see inside - grounds and building can be seen anytime. Also near Monument St

Thank Lachinkle
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