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Take a tour!
Rangers offer guided tours of Mrs. Walker's home.

TAKE A GUIDED TOUR

Ranger-guided tours of Maggie L. Walker's home are offered Tuesday-Saturday, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m., with each tour lasting between 45 minutes and an hour. Tours begin at our Visitor Center - 600 N. 2nd St. - with a viewing of our 20-minute orientation film, "Carry On," and end with a tour of Walker's home on E. Leigh St., right around the corner from the Visitor Center.

Each tour will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis with a maximum of 10 people per tour. We will no longer be accepting reservations for house tours UNLESS YOU HAVE A GROUP OF 10 OR MORE PEOPLE. To make a group tour reservation, please
e-mail or call (804) 822-8011.

COVID-19 Safety Requirements

  • Masks are no longer required for staff and visitors. For those choosing to wear them, however, we encourage you to wear masks that cover the nose and mouth and fit snugly around the nose and chin with no large gaps around the sides of the face.
  • We encourage all persons to maintain six feet distance from your tour guide and other visitors
  • The indoor portion of the tour will be limited to fifteen minutes as a public health measure to reduce COVID-19 risks for all individuals.

 
Earn a Junior Ranger patch
Earn a patch or badge by completing the Junior Ranger activity book.

BECOME A JUNIOR RANGER

Pick up a Junior Ranger activity booklet and start your quest to explore, learn and discover more about Maggie Walker. Once you have completed the booklet, return to the visitor center to receive your Junior Ranger Badge. Download our Junior Ranger Book to get started today!

 
Historic Jackson War tour
The Jackson Ward podcast discusses the interconnectedness of the neighborhood, such as the connection between Maggie L. Walker and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, who became a member of the Independent Order of St. Luke in March, 1931.

TOUR THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Learn more about the Jackson Ward Historic District. You can explore the neighborhood where Maggie L. Walker, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and many others lived through Historic Jackson Ward podcast tour. The tour is available to download by following the previous link and is also available through the official NPS App. A transcript of the tour is also available.

 

Last updated: August 10, 2022

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3215 E Broad Street
Richmond , VA 23223

Phone:

804 771-2017 x0

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