Richmond Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Richmond; our list of the best things to see, including The National, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Edgar Allan Poe Museum.
  • The best place in Richmond: The National

    The National

    708 E. Broad Street Richmond VA 23219
    With a general admission capacity of 1,500, it hosts larger touring and local acts. Features seven full bars, 300 padded stadium seats with cup holders in the balcony, and a state of the art sound system. Attached is Gibson's Grill [22], which generally allows patrons to enter shows 15 minutes early with the purchace of an entree beforehand.
    Biotech And MCV District food nearby
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    200 N. Boulevard Richmond VA
    VMFA is one of the first museums in the southern part of the United States, funded by a state. It often features exhibitions. Some of the past exhibits include: Realist and American Impressionist Paintings from McGLothlin Collection, , Furniture of the Old South and Masterpieces of American SIlver.
    The Fan eat nearby
  • Edgar Allan Poe Museum

    Edgar Allan Poe Museum

    11 North 18th Street
    Richmond's Poe Museum boasts the world's finest collection of Edgar Allan Poe's manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings.
    Shockoe Bottom restaurants nearby
  • The Children's Museum of Richmond

    The Children's Museum of Richmond

    2626 W Broad Street
    One-of-a-kind experiences are waiting for your family at the Children's Museum of Richmond - where kids can climb, create, explore, and play their way to a lifetime of learning!Visit us at
    Museums food nearby
  • Carpenter Theater at Richmond Center Stage

    Carpenter Theater at Richmond Center Stage

    Richmond CenterStage, a four-venue performing arts complex located in the heart of Downtown Richmond, welcomes talent from around the corner and around the world.Check out our newly updated website at:
    Biotech And MCV District eat nearby
  • Cary Street Cafe

    Cary Street Cafe

    Delivery Hours: Mon-Sun: 11am - 10pm (food, beer, wine, and cigarettes!) Happy hour is every day from 3-7 ($2 rails, $2 off all craft draft) and see what we're pouring on Find My Tap!
    The Fan restaurants nearby
  • The Tobacco Company Restaurant

    The Tobacco Company Restaurant

    1201 E Cary St
    Highly acclaimed, considered one of the best restaurants in the area, full service happy hour.
    Capitol District
  • Hat Factory

    Hat Factory

    EPIC Theatre
    Central Office eat nearby
  • Black History Museum

    Black History Museum

    00 Clay Street
    Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia was established in 1981 by Carroll Anderson Sr. In 1991, the museum opened to the public at its present location, 00 E. Clay St, in the historic Jackson Ward district of Richmond, VA.
    City Center restaurants nearby
  • Sticky Rice

    Sticky Rice

    2232 W Main St
    [25] This Fan restaurant serves unusual sushi (including many vegan and vegetarian options) and a range of Asian-inspired dishes.
    The Fan
  • Bottoms Up Pizza

    Bottoms Up Pizza

    1700 Dock Street
    [24] Located in Shockoe Bottom, and known for having the best, and largest variety of pizza in the city.
    Shockoe Bottom
  • Cary St. Cafe

    Cary St. Cafe

    "Bohemian cafe
    Cafe [37],"Bohemian cafe, with the tunes to match"... a dirty hippy bar.
    Biotech And MCV District
  • The Black Sheep

    The Black Sheep

    901 W Marshall St
    Sorry: due to our limited size, we do not accept reservations (see notes for more info)
  • Bottom's Up Pizza

    Bottom's Up Pizza

    1700 Dock St
    Best Gourmet Pizza Restaurant in Richmond, Virginia
    Shockoe Slip
  • Egyptian Building

    East Broad Street
    This was the first building and home of the Medical College of Virginia, which now surrounds the structure.
    Shockoe Bottom restaurants nearby
  • Lucky Strike Factory

    "Tobacco Row" in Shockoe Bottom
    The Lucky Strike Factory has recently been renovated into stylish loft apartments and condos. A good view of the painted smoke stack can be seen from nearby Libby Hill park, where the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors monument is located.
    Church Hill food nearby
  • Virginia Fine Arts Museum

    200 North Boulevard
  • Science Museum of Virginia

    2500 West Broad Street
  • The American Civil War Center

    490 Tredegar Street
    The site of a Civil War era iron foundery which supplied ordinance to the Confederate Army. The site has long been the NPS headquarters and Museum of the Richmond/Petersburg Battlefield area and just recently ground was broken on the American Civil War Center, which aims to be the definitive museum on interpretation of the conflaguration from all perspectives. Also on the grounds are a statue of Abraham Lincoln and his son Todd.
    Gambles Hill food nearby
  • State Capitol

    Bank St
    The structure was designed by Thomas Jefferson and is is the current home of the Virginia General Assembly. From 1861-1865 it also served as the home of the Confederate States Congress.
    Capitol District eat nearby
  • Millie's Diner

    Millie's Diner

    2603 E Main St
    Richmond's favorite restaurant!
    Church Hill
  • 821 Café

    821 Café

    825 W Cary St
    be sure to come see our new restaurant @ 825 w. cary ( right next door to the old spot). More seats, full bar and more. check here for specials and 821 info.
  • Alamo BBQ

    Alamo BBQ

    2202 Jefferson Ave.
    Richmond's premier BBQ restaurant.
    Church Hill
  • The Boathouse Restaurant at Rocketts Landing

    The Boathouse Restaurant at Rocketts Landing

    4708 East Old Main Street,
    Source: reviews.otrestaurant.comPizza was wonderfully fresh and tasty, and flounder was perfectly cooked: slightly crisp exterior but tender and moist inside. The entire meal was wonderfully done, and the service was excellent
    Shockoe Bottom
  • Ipanema Cafe

    Ipanema Cafe

    917 W Grace St
    specializing in vegan/vegetarian food
  • Lady N’awlins Cajun Café

    Lady N’awlins Cajun Café

    2329 W. Main St.
    Lady N'awlins Cajun Café brings the soul and spice of New Orleans just 1,004 miles outside the French Quarter to Richmond's historic Fan District. We're across from F.W. Sullivan's in the former location of The White Dog and Friend or Pho
    The Fan
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