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You can almost hear the battle

The second largest Civil War battle in Kentucky, the Battle of Richmond was one of the most... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
cathym0sier
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Berea, Kentucky
Great place

We stopped on a Sunday so it was closed but you can still walk around the property and read all the... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Linda K
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

The second largest Civil War battle in Kentucky, the Battle of Richmond was one of the most decisive and complete Confederate victories in the entire war. The visitor's center was constructed around 1811 by Adam Rogers, and was his family’s home during the Battle of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a Sunday so it was closed but you can still walk around the property and read all the signs, great history and very informative, and we didn’t even get in to the building! Swing over.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed September 25, 2018

If you are anywhere near this area, don't just pass this by. When my children were younger, I wish I had known about this place. As a Northerner, I really never understood much about the Civil War, but a visit to Charleston, SC and our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jacquie G
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We found this visitors center on the Battle of Richmond and the Civil War overall to be very informative. The gentleman at the the center was very knowledgeable. He shared additional historic tidbits that helped to flesh out more the stories of some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SarahPU
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The last weekend in August the battlefield does their annual reenactment. It was hot but they had a good turnout of reenactors and visitors. This battlefield park is a big visitor attraction for Richmond. It brings in people not only during the reenactment but at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Don M
Reviewed January 28, 2018

The visitors center was once a home that just happened to lay witness to the battle that raged nearby. The house was used a field hospital, and the upper floor rooms still bear blood stains on it's wooden floors. A great place to visit, particularly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

What a well presented place. The curator Philip was very accommodating. The video's were very interesting and helped me understand how the Civil War played out for the 4 years it ran. great exhibits of uniforms, bullets, and other paraphernalia used during the civil war....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MaryGregg
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy civil war era history you will love this area. The battle of Richmond was fought on these very grounds. Plan your trip for the reenactment you will enjoy

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank earlb101
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Can't give a fair rating of this attraction as it is not open on Sunday. The Visitor Information Center in Richmond is also closed on SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, or we may have realized that this was the case, wasted our time visiting both sites. What...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carol D
Reviewed June 12, 2017

The museum is small but well put together. Artifacts are good and the interactive map was useful. The building itself is nice too boot.

Date of experience: June 2017
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