Maggie L. Walker NHS to close on Mondays
Please note that, effective March 11, 2013, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will be closed on Mondays, in addition to its regular Sunday closures. More »
Winter hours at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Effective November 1, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site switched to winter operating hours. The site is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. More »
The Virginia Department of Transportation is currently replacing bridges on I-95 which may affect travel to Maggie L. Walker NHS. For alternate routes and traffic updates, please check the Virginia Department of Transportation website for the latest information.
The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site Visitor Center is located at 600 North 2nd Street in Richmond, Virginia 23219.
Visitors traveling north on I-95 take exit 76A, Chamberlayne Avenue, turn left at the light, go to the first light and turn left onto West Leigh Street. Go 3 blocks to 2nd Street where the National Historic Site is located on the left.
Visitors traveling south on I-95, take exit 76B at Belvidere and turn left at the stop sign onto West Leigh Street. Go approximately 8 blocks to 2nd Street where the National Historic Site is located on the left.
Visitors traveling east on I-64: take I-95 South and the directions for traveling south on I-95.
Visitors traveling west on I-64, take the Downtown/ 5th Street exit. Turn right at the first light, Jackson Street. Go two blocks to 3rd Street and turn left. At the next light (Leigh Street) turn right. Turn right onto 2nd Street. The National Historic Site is located on the left at 600 North 2nd Street.
Street parking is available without charge.
Did You Know?
Mrs. Walker’s partial paralysis, brought on by diabetes, forced her to be confined to a wheelchair. Not one to let anything slow her down, she converted a chair by adding metal wheels.