Basic Information

Ranger leading a tour.
Ranger leading a tour at Cold Harbor.

NPS photo.

Planning ahead can often make the difference between a good trip and a great trip to Richmond National Battlefield Park, a collection of 13 park units scattered across Hanover, Henrico, and Chesterfield counties and the city of Richmond. Explore these pages to discover the essential things you need to know before you leave home—how to get around the park, where pets are allowed, how to stay safe, and more.

Main Visitor Center

Tredegar Civil War Visitor Center
500 Tredegar Street
Richmond Virginia 23219

Battlefield Visitor Centers

Cold Harbor Visitor Center
Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 4:30pm
CLOSED Monday and Tuesday

5515 Anderson-Wright Drive
Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111

Chimborazo Medical Museum
Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 4:30pm
CLOSED Monday and Tuesday

3215 East Broad Street
Richmond Virginia 23223

Fort Harrison Visitor Center
8621 Battlefield Park Road
Richmond Virginia 23231

Glendale Visitor Center
8301 Willis Church Road
Richmond Virginia 23231

*PLEASE NOTE: EFFECTIVE May 15, 2019, THE NPS NO LONGER OPERATES GLENDALE AS A VISITOR CENTER. You may still visit the cemetery, which is maintained by the Veterans' Administration and National Cemetery Administration, but there are no longer visitor center facilities on site.


Operating Hours & Seasons

Richmond National Battlefield Park has four Visitor Center locations. Tredegar Iron Works (CLOSED temporarily, beginning October 13, 2019), Chimborazo Medical Museum and Cold Harbor Visitor Center are open Wednesday through Sunday from 9-4:30, and the Fort Harrison visitor center is presently closed.


Fees & Passes

There are no entrance fees to Richmond National Battlefield Park sites. However there is a parking fee for the American Civil War Center at Tredegar Iron Works. Free parking is available nearby.

The Access Pass, Military Pass, and Fourth Grade (Every Kid in a Park) Pass can be obtained at the Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works.

Last updated: December 4, 2019

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Mailing Address:

3215 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223


(804) 226-1981

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