• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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Battlefield Visitor Centers

Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

Location: The Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center is located at 1013 Lafayette Boulevard in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Film: A 22 minute orientation film is offered on the hour and half-hour daily. The cost of the film is $2 for anyone age 10-61; $1 for anyone 62 or older; children under ten are free.

Guided Walking Tours: Historians lead 35 minute walking tours along the Sunken Road and Stone Wall on weekends and holidays only at 11:25, 1:25, 2:25 and 3:25 through the end of October.

Driving Tour: There are two sections of the battlefield; Prospect Hill and Marye's Heights. A five-mile driving tour links the two sections beginning at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center at the base of Marye's Heights.

Tape Tours: For those visitors wanting a more detailed tour, a tape tour can be rented or purchased in the bookstore. The tape tour takes approximately three hours to complete.

Slide show of our 146th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg activities. The slide show was put together by the Free-Lance Star and is an outside park link.

Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center

Chancellorsville Directions: To reach the Chancellorsville Visitor Center from I-95, take exit 130A (Route 3) west for approximately seven miles. The visitor center is on the right, north side of the highway.

Film: A 22 minute orientation film is offered on the hour and half-hour daily. The cost of the film is $2 for anyone age 10-61; $1 for anyone 62 or older; children under ten are free.

Guided Walking Tours: Historians lead 35 minute walking tours about the wounding of Stonewall Jackson on weekends and holidays only through the end of October at 11:25, 1:25, 2:25, and 3:25.

Driving Tour:
A twelve mile driving tour links several key spots on the battlefield beginning at the Chancellorsville Visitor Center.

 
Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitors Center
Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitors Center in the snow.
Mac Wyckoff

Did You Know?

7th Michigan Monument at Fredericksburg

In 2003, a monument to the 7th Michigan Infantry was placed where that unit crossed the Rappahannock River into the streets of Fredericksburg. It was the first Union regiment to cross the river during the Battle of Fredericksburg.The monument is on Sophia Street at the foot of Hawke Street.