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  • Nov 29
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm

    An overview of the history of Richmond, including Court End, the James River and the Fall Line, Church Hill, Jackson Ward, the Fan and Monument Avenue. Tour drives by St. John's Church, Hollywood Cemetery, Main Street Station, the Jefferson Hotel and the Museum and White House of the Confederacy. Tour the State Capitol, walk Capitol Square and see the Civil Rights Memorial. Reservations: (804) 649-0711 x301. Meet at the History Center.

  • Nov 29
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Generals George Pickett and J.E.B. Stuart. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Dec 14
    12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Ten historic downtown sites host a free holiday open house, featuring tours, living history and reenactments, gift shops, children’s activities, refreshments, carriage rides, music, and special guest appearances. 2013 participating sites include the Valentine and the 1812 John Wickham House, the John Marshall House, the Virginia State Capitol, the Virginia Executive Mansion, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the Museum and White House of the Confederacy, Monumental Church, the Egyptian Building, the Beers House, and St. John’s Church.

  • Dec 26
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

    Experience Monument Avenue in its holiday finery on this walking tour of Richmond's most famous street. A National Historic Landmark, Monument Avenue is lined with grand homes that are especially sparkly during the holidays. Dress comfortably and bring a flashlight.

  • Dec 27
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

    Experience Monument Avenue in its holiday finery on this walking tour of Richmond's most famous street. A National Historic Landmark, Monument Avenue is lined with grand homes that are especially sparkly during the holidays. Dress comfortably and bring a flashlight.

  • Jan 06
    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Ages 5-7 (registration required)

    $8 per child and adult pair
    $5 for members

  • Jan 06
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Bus tour on January 10

  • Feb 03
    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Ages 8-10 (registration required)

    $8 per child and adult pair
    $5 for members 

  • Feb 03
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Bus tour on February 7.

  • Mar 03
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Bus tour on March 7.

  • Mar 07
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    All ages

    $10 per child and adult pair
     $8 for members

  • Apr 04
    9:30 am to 10:00 pm

    All ages

    Free and open to the public. For more information, visit civilwar.emancipationday.net.

  • Apr 07
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Walking tour on April 11

  • Apr 14
    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    All ages (registration required)

    $8 per child and adult pair
    $5 for members 

  • May 05
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Walking tour on May 9

  • Jun 02
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Walking tour June 6