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This a very neat historical site... A number of industrial and artillery artifacts can be found here. There is also a small museum on the grounds on the upper floors - not as extravagant as other Civil War museums, but still quite worthwhile. For me,...More
This building “ Historic Tredegar” is the main visitor center for Richmond National Battlefield Park. The free site is operated by the National Park Service. It is a significant historical place. It has a museum on the second floor and a movie, both of which...More
The location of this museum in the original iron works was impressive. The format of the museum with an equal emphasis on the Union, the Confederacy and the slave/black perspectives did not really work for me but I expect it works well for students. The...More
Stopped as part of our tour package. Loaded with so much history and was critical for confederate army cannons and war items. Right on the river and part was parks property and museum was separate. Museum was very well set up with a lot of...More
Went here thinking this was the starting point of the Battle of Richmond. It is a museum and overview of the iron works, but you will need to drive to Cold Harbor and several other sites to get more info on the battle,.
The Tredegar Iron Works was ironwork factory during the Civil War and was the factor that Richmond was the Capital of the south. Currently it is the visitor center for the Richmond National Battlefield Park and was registered a National Historic Landmark District. Great place...More
This is a great place to stop to learn more about the role of Richmond in the Civil War. The Civil War Museum next door addresses the war more broadly. Talk to the rangers about the other parts of the park and how to plan...More
Visit both: the American Civil War Museum. It is easier to understand why America was at that time a nation divided (... and still is?)
We had the feeling that the museum is still over-focused on the technical military actions during the civil war. The...More