Richmond National Battlefield Park provides curriculum-based educational programs presented by experienced National Park Service education staff. All educational programs are designed to meet Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs) and target multiple grade levels. Programs are free of charge and can be customized to your group's needs.

Educational programs can be presented in a variety of locations including Cold Harbor battlefield, Gaines' Mill battlefield, Fort Harrison, and Historic Tredegar. Typical programs are 30 to 45 minutes in length and can be combined with other programs.

Making a Reservation
Please make reservations by email. Phone reservations are currently out-of-order.

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Programs are FREE.
A minimum of two weeks' notice is required for all programs.

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  • Education programs and Field Trips

    Richmond National Battlefield Park offers several free education programs, all of which meet Virginia educational standards.

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    Education Partners

    The expansion of the park's education program continues with the help of many generous individuals and private foundations.

Last updated: January 20, 2024

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Mailing Address:

3215 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223


804 226-1981

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