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Chimborazo Medical Museum

Chimborazo Medical Museum
Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 4:30pm
CLOSED Monday and Tuesday
Address: 3215 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23223.
Phone: (804) 226-1981

Closures: Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Exhibits: The museum focuses on the Confederate medical story and contains exhibits on medical equipment and hospital life, including information on the men and women who staffed Chimborazo hospital.

This building is also the Headquarters for Richmond National Battlefield Park/Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site.

Available Facilities: Bookstore operated by Eastern National

 
a small brick visitor center flanked by a flagpole and a freestanding interpretive sign.
Cold Harbor Battlefield Visitor Center
CLOSED SEASONALLY from December 1, 2022 to March 1, 2023

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


Ranger programs offered daily during the summer season
Address: 5515 Anderson-Wright Drive, five miles southeast of Mechanicsville on route 156.
Phone: (804) 730-5025

Closures: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Special Programs: June - Anniversary of the Battle of Cold Harbor. See our schedule of events page for special event information.

Exhibits: Exhibits and artifacts on display. Electric map programs describe the 1862 Battle of Gaines' Mill and the 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor.

Available Facilities: Book store operated by Eastern National.
 
Large glass doors to a visitor center and two flagpoles.
Park Visitor Contact Station at Tredegar

NPS

Visitor Contact Station at Tredegar Iron Works
Wednesday through Sunday, 10am to 4:00pm
CLOSED Monday and Tuesday

Address: 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond.
Phone: (804) 226-5050

Closures: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Available Facilities: Sales area, information and park maps are available.

*Please note that there is a parking fee for the American Civil War Center at Tredegar Iron Works. The rate for parking at Tredegar Iron Works is $3 per hour, or a flat fee of $18 for the day. Holders of National Park Service passes (annual pass, access pass, senior pass) receive free parking, but other visitors must pay the hourly rate for parking in the Tredegar Iron Works lot. Park passes are not available for sale at Tredegar Iron Works.
Free parking is included with paid admission to the American Civil War Museum at Tredegar Iron Works.
 
Fort Harrison Visitor Center
Photo: Don Ward
Fort Harrison Visitor Center
Not presently open, but open weekends (Saturday and Sunday) 9am to 4:30pm seasonally and for special events.

Address: 8621 Battlefield Park Road, off of Route 5, Richmond.
Phone: (804) 226-1981

Special Programs: May - Memorial Day program at Fort Harrison National Cemetery, in cooperation with the Veterans Administration. September - Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Harrison, living history with Confederate and Union soldiers at Fort Harrison.

Self-guided historical walking trail begins at the visitor center. Allow 20 minutes to complete the trail. The visitor center contains exhibits, a relief map of the fort, and a short film about the battle.

Available Facilities: Bookstore operated by Eastern National.

Last updated: November 27, 2022

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3215 E. Broad Street
Richmond , VA 23223

Phone:

804 226-1981

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