Offered Saturday and Sunday | May-October
Tour Shockoe Bottom, one of Richmond’s oldest historic districts, while we explore the struggles for freedom that helped shape America. Discover stories of Virginia’s earliest indigenous inhabitants, Thomas Jefferson’s historic Statute of Religious Freedom, enslaved people fighting to be free, Dr. Mary Walker’s demands for equality for women and more.
Family friendly tour! Kids under 18 are free. Easy, 1 mile round trip walk that includes a fun scavenger hunt for kids.
Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are free
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Meeting place: Tours begin at the Valentine First Freedom Center, 14 South 14th Street.
Parking: On-street Parking
- Advanced tickets are strongly encouraged. Space is limited.
- Valentine walking tours are typically between 1-2 miles in length. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.
- Accessibility- People of all abilities are encouraged to join us for tours. If you have accessibility challenges or need accommodation, please let us know in advance.
- Tours are held rain or shine. However, in extreme weather a tour may be cancelled. Call 804-649-0711 x 301 to verify the tour will take place.
The Valentine’s Figures of Freedom walking tour is made possible through a generous Partnership with Richmond Region Tourism.