We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Battle of Richmond Visitors Center

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 101 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY
Phone Number: 8596240013
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 20 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Informative

Informative visitor center with congenial and knowledgeable host. Lots of video, maps, artifacts, etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
spatts
,
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Add Photo Write a Review

20 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Informative visitor center with congenial and knowledgeable host. Lots of video, maps, artifacts, etc.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Kentucky's role in the civil war is usually omitted or understated. But here you can walk the ground & see buildings where the battle was fought & the wounded cared for. The laser diaorama is the best I have seen. I can't do this place justice in a review so I will just say you need to go if you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berea, Kentucky, United States
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you like information about our local history there's a great visual and employees are. Rey informative and friend and they love to share what they know.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We are still new to Richmond and went to the visitor's center over the holidays with guests from PA. What a wonderful surprise! The center has photos and artifacts, as well as some terrific videos, maps, and interactive exhibits explaining the Battle of Richmond and Kentucky's role in the Civil War. The docent was also very well informed and delightful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palatine, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on our way to Chattanooga. My husband is a huge history buff. We both really enjoyed this museum. There are interesting exhibits and the staff was excellent! A retired history teacher gave us lots of great information about the are. Highly recommend!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Richmond, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This visitors center has everything about the Civil War battle in Madison County, KY and more. Great laser images of the battle on a topography map, with sounds, photos and videos. Many displays, including real personal items from soldiers, officers and families. All kinds of information about the whole US Civil War with lots of free pamphlets to take and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
FORT MYERS
Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
25 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very interesting and a lot of history. They have a short video to watch and then you tour the house and battlefield. Phil the curator was very nice and helpful. He was very knowledgeable and could answer any question you asked.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lexington, Kentucky
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

The Visitor Center has interesting and informative exhibits, videos and a digital battlefield map. Helpful staff. Even when closed there is information panels outside. The battlefield park is a mile or so down Hwy 421. There are more info panels, a restored slave house and the Pleasant View house. They have a battlefield reenactment the last weekend in August.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The history of the area was great. Was able to get some interesting information about Richmond that i never knew

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lexington, Kentucky
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

In late August they have a Civil War Reenactment Battle on the battlefield which is near the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is a mini museum with videos, a digital battle map and displays. Phllip Seyfrit is the Visitor Center Mgr and has vast knowledge of this battle and others. You can get driving tour information and brochures on many... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Battle of Richmond Visitors Center also viewed

 

Been to Battle of Richmond Visitors Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Battle of Richmond Visitors Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?