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Tredegar Iron Works

500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
+1 804-226-1981
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Great insight into Civil War military production

Interesting tour of an old manufacturing facility which played a role in the Civil War Great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul V
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Orlando, FL
Interesting history of a critical Civil War business

This is a National Park, so it's free. The Richmond-focused Civil War museum next door is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hilaryg1
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Arlington
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500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting tour of an old manufacturing facility which played a role in the Civil War Great details about how it started up and finished in the conflict and later

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a National Park, so it's free. The Richmond-focused Civil War museum next door is not. This has 3 floors - the top floor had constantly running videos about the war and the iron works, and the crucial role the company played in the...More

1  Thank hilaryg1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting, but I wouldn't make a trip just to visit Tredegar Iron Works. There are other things to do within walking distance, however.

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to a well-informed volunteer, my grandson and I can now man a canon, in case of future hostilities and the presence of the proper artillery. Good film and displays. More great National Park Rangers to explain all you want to know.

Thank Barb E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked here going over to Belle Isle and decided to check out this museum. It is well done and very informative. It is all about the Confederacy so I felt a little unsure about it - but it is a museum and it is...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good insight into why Richmond was so important for the south Parking a bit problematic, but they have a lot and there is street partking

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was stoked to see such amazing history, and so well-cared for. We were there two years ago, and I still vividly recall the grounds and the walk we took along the river and heron rookery and beyond, very cool.

Thank livinintha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum covering the civil war and the iron works that contributed the iron to help the war effort. It's interesting to read about the iron works and the various places and people who lived in Richmond and helped with the war.

Thank bbg130
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great exposition of the industrial heart of the South during the Civil War, the place where most of the cannon were made. Very educational and the firing of a cannon at 2:00 pm daily is more than you might think, very educational.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stopped at this site because of the working water wheel and big equipment outside. We were impressed when we entered the building and the rangers helped us understand that this site was one of the backbones of Confederate industrial output. The displays were very...More

Thank SlowPoke59
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