Richmond (Virginia)

For history enthusiasts, it doesn’t get much better than Richmond!  Richmond has been pivotal in many of America’s most important historical events, from the first permanent English settlement in nearby Jamestown to serving as the Capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War.  Richmond is very family-friendly and is a great place to pack in a lot of historical sightseeing!

General Tips on a Richmond Trip with Kids:

Don’t Miss Attractions with Kids: Richmond is extremely family-friendly, with a playground, park, or fun place to visit around every corner.  

Historical sites: Check back often for more of these sites to be reviewed by The History Mom!  Note that only sites reviewed by The History Mom are marked with *. Other links are external links to the museum’s own website.

Books to Read:

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