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.
Review Highlights
A interesting historical building

When entering this building I was taken aback by how authentic the whole building was, The vaults... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2018
Visitor Center Too

We were having lunch at Andrade's and were told the visitor center was just a couple doors down... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Read all 21 reviews
All photos (16)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 24, 2018
“A interesting historical building”
Oct 25, 2017
“Visitor Center Too”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
19 Bollingbrook St, Petersburg, VA 23803-4548
+1 804-733-2400
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Petersburg
from $53.99
More Info
from $15.00
More Info
from $38.00
More Info
Reviews (21)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed December 24, 2018

When entering this building I was taken aback by how authentic the whole building was, The vaults were very impressive and I learned a great deal about early American banking

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank squiresmarcus
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We were having lunch at Andrade's and were told the visitor center was just a couple doors down. Turned out to also be the Farmers Bank. Lots of information from a knowledgeable staff, as well as getting to see the old bank. If you've never...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Benjibox
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I was her to get tourist information, and I got a tour. It is a small place, but the tour guide gave a great tour. It is very short so you do not have to spend your entire day here.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I personally found my visit should start here, for anyone new to Petersburg, looking for information on key attractions relating to the history of Petersburg. This office holds a wealth of information from the volunteer who greeted us, visited with us, and provided brochures on...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank LWGold
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This is not a must see or anything but it was cool to see how the bank operates in the early 1800's. Would recommend if you are in the area. The woman who gave the tour was very pleasant and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TwoBoysOneDad
Reviewed July 30, 2016

supercool restoration of an old bank...perfect place for a visitor's center...guide was knowledgeable and suggested a great local place to eat!...

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank mjpk25
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Acts as visitors information center. Lady working was very helpful with information and directions. Easy to find

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank greg00
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very helpful!! Lady there knew everything you could want to know about Petersburg. One thing I learned while there was all restaurants in downtown Petersburg are private owners not franchises, so you really get a true taste of Petersburg!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank E8724TVdebbiec
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Take any of the downtown exits and follow the signs to the information center, which is located in an old bank building. Really neat place to start in historical Petersburg. Two ladies there were a wealth of information and great guides to the area. Note:...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Bob J
Reviewed September 17, 2015

the big wood doors make it look closed. very helpful and friendly staff, though - if you are interested in history, STOP HERE first!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank sylvie b
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 nearby hotels
The Ragland Mansion B&B and Events
52 reviews
.55 miles away
Motel 6 Petersburg, VA - Fort Lee
16 reviews
.61 miles away
Travel Inn Petersburg Virginia
38 reviews
.63 miles away
Best Inn Petersburg
106 reviews
.69 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 141 nearby restaurants
Dixie Restaurant
236 reviews
.09 miles away
The Brickhouse Run
260 reviews
.01 miles away
Saucy's Walk-up
397 reviews
.27 miles away
Croaker's Spot
334 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 31 nearby attractions
Violet Bank Museum
18 reviews
.62 miles away
Blandford Church and Cemetery
207 reviews
.95 miles away
Trapezium Brewing Co.
48 reviews
.15 miles away
Centre Hill Mansion
66 reviews
.24 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Farmers Bank staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines