Best tours in Richmond

Check out the top tours in Richmond, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Maymont
1. Maymont
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73 local reviews
Maymont, Richmond
NeighborhoodPolitical
Jill
A tour of Richmond is not complete without a visit to Maymont, an impressive area covering 100 acres of land…
Robert
Former 100 acre American estate near James River. The beautiful Victorian House is still in great shape and is…
Lindsay
A favorite for the whole family. Pack a picnic and enjoy a walk through the Japanese Garden, the Italian…
1. Maymont
1. Maymont
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73 local reviews
Maymont, Richmond
Jill
Jill
A tour of Richmond is not complete without a visit to Maymont, an impressive area covering 100 acres of land. The grounds feature an…
Robert
Robert
Former 100 acre American estate near James River. The beautiful Victorian House is still in great shape and is surrounded by beautiful…
Lindsay
Lindsay
A favorite for the whole family. Pack a picnic and enjoy a walk through the Japanese Garden, the Italian Garden, and the Arboretum. Be sure…
2. Virginia State Capitol
2. Virginia State Capitol
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25 local reviews
1000 Bank Street, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 804-698-1788
ParkLocal government officePoint of interest
Flanna
You can take a free tour of the Capitol. It's about a mile a way and easy to walk straight down West Broad…
Diane
Designed by Thomas Jefferson, the Virginia State Capitol is a beautiful building to tour and it has lovely…
Kerry
The first state capitol in the U.S designed by Thomas Jefferson himself. One of a kind, beautiful structure…
2. Virginia State Capitol
2. Virginia State Capitol
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25 local reviews
1000 Bank Street, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 804-698-1788
Flanna
Flanna
You can take a free tour of the Capitol. It's about a mile a way and easy to walk straight down West Broad Street. Jefferson designed the…
Diane
Diane
Designed by Thomas Jefferson, the Virginia State Capitol is a beautiful building to tour and it has lovely grounds filled with gardens and…
Kerry
Kerry
The first state capitol in the U.S designed by Thomas Jefferson himself. One of a kind, beautiful structure where our state legislature…
3. Hollywood Cemetery
3. Hollywood Cemetery
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62 local reviews
412 S Cherry St, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 804-648-8501
CemeteryPoint of interestEstablishment
Jill
Hollywood Cemetery is a Richmond treasure that is open to the public all year round. The cemetery was designed…
Melisa
Take a tour thru the rolling hills and winding paths overlooking the James River, it is the resting place of…
Nicole
Hollywood Cemetery tour takes you through this beautiful, large sprawling park cemetery overlooking the James…
3. Hollywood Cemetery
3. Hollywood Cemetery
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62 local reviews
412 S Cherry St, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 804-648-8501
Jill
Jill
Hollywood Cemetery is a Richmond treasure that is open to the public all year round. The cemetery was designed in 1847 by John Notman, a…
Melisa
Melisa
Take a tour thru the rolling hills and winding paths overlooking the James River, it is the resting place of two United States Presidents,…
Nicole
Nicole
Hollywood Cemetery tour takes you through this beautiful, large sprawling park cemetery overlooking the James River. It is the resting place…
4. Canal Walk
4. Canal Walk
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27 local reviews
South 14th Street, Richmond
(804) 782-2777
AquariumStorePark
Diane
Walk the Canal from Great Shiplock Park (where the Capital Trail Richmond trailhead is) to Brown's Island…
Sarah
Awesome walk through downtown along the canal. It winds through downtown and shockoe bottom, with access to…
Natalie
AMAZING views and street art on the canal walk. If you're into taking photos - you'll definitely want to bring…
4. Canal Walk
4. Canal Walk
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27 local reviews
South 14th Street, Richmond
(804) 782-2777
Diane
Diane
Walk the Canal from Great Shiplock Park (where the Capital Trail Richmond trailhead is) to Brown's Island. Restaurants, street art, river…
Sarah
Sarah
Awesome walk through downtown along the canal. It winds through downtown and shockoe bottom, with access to some restaurants, and alot of…
Natalie
Natalie
AMAZING views and street art on the canal walk. If you're into taking photos - you'll definitely want to bring your camera when visiting…
5. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
5. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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188 local reviews
200 N Boulevard, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 804-340-1400
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Fiona & Keith & Family
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is a world-class museum that's hosted exhibits such as the works of Picasso…
Stephen
Friday Night - Art & Wine 'till 9 pm: Happy Hour 5:30–7:30 pm Best Café and VMFA galleries Lighted outdoor…
Christy & Derek
Free admission to the permanent galleries of the finest art museum in the state; open 365 days. The VMFA has…
5. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
5. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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188 local reviews
200 N Boulevard, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 804-340-1400
Fiona & Keith & Family
Fiona & Keith & Family
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is a world-class museum that's hosted exhibits such as the works of Picasso and Chihuly, Faberge eggs,…
Stephen
Stephen
Friday Night - Art & Wine 'till 9 pm: Happy Hour 5:30–7:30 pm Best Café and VMFA galleries Lighted outdoor patio w/fountains. Now you have…
Christy & Derek
Christy & Derek
Free admission to the permanent galleries of the finest art museum in the state; open 365 days. The VMFA has excellent happy hour specials…
6. Segway of Richmond
6. Segway of Richmond
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11 local reviews
1301 East Cary Street, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 804-343-1850
Travel agencyMuseumPoint of interest
Elena
Best way to see Richmond is while you're on a roll! They also have a 90-minute trolley tour of city too.
Alice
Group tours of Richmond! There are usually Groupons for this so make sure you check before booking.
Anahita
The tours take you through historic areas of Richmond and its fun too!
6. Segway of Richmond
6. Segway of Richmond
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11 local reviews
1301 East Cary Street, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 804-343-1850
Elena
Elena
Best way to see Richmond is while you're on a roll! They also have a 90-minute trolley tour of city too.
Alice
Alice
Group tours of Richmond! There are usually Groupons for this so make sure you check before booking.
Anahita
Anahita
The tours take you through historic areas of Richmond and its fun too!
7. Maymont
7. Maymont
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34 local reviews
1700 Hampton Street, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 804-358-7166
Travel agencyParkFood
Keithley
It is a beautiful stretch of land. It's ideal for a walk in nature with many rolling hills, rescued animals, a…
James Mark
Tour the historic house on this 100 acre Victorian estate. Visit the otters and buffalo at the nature center…
Beth
A gorgeous, large park that is the nicest in Richmond. Japanese Gardens, a petting zoo, a nature center, a…
7. Maymont
7. Maymont
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34 local reviews
1700 Hampton Street, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 804-358-7166
Keithley
Keithley
It is a beautiful stretch of land. It's ideal for a walk in nature with many rolling hills, rescued animals, a children's petting zoo, a…
James Mark
James Mark
Tour the historic house on this 100 acre Victorian estate. Visit the otters and buffalo at the nature center or just enjoy walking through…
Beth
Beth
A gorgeous, large park that is the nicest in Richmond. Japanese Gardens, a petting zoo, a nature center, a historic house you can tour…
8. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
8. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
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51 local reviews
1914 E Main St, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 804-648-5523
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Morgan
Love Edgar Allen Poe? Check out his former home down on Main Street! If you happen to visit on the 3rd…
Kimberly
Chatty but knowledgable tour guides there. Ask about the ghosts. Secret beautiful gardens in the back-- must…
Brooke
Take a tour of Edgar Allen Poes life. Bring a book to read while enjoying the beautiful gardens!
8. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
8. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
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51 local reviews
1914 E Main St, Richmond
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 804-648-5523
Morgan
Morgan
Love Edgar Allen Poe? Check out his former home down on Main Street! If you happen to visit on the 3rd Thursday of the month, you can attend…
Kimberly
Kimberly
Chatty but knowledgable tour guides there. Ask about the ghosts. Secret beautiful gardens in the back-- must see!
Brooke
Brooke
Take a tour of Edgar Allen Poes life. Bring a book to read while enjoying the beautiful gardens!
9. Hanover Tavern
9. Hanover Tavern
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4 local reviews
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:00 AM
+1 804-537-5250
Point of interestEstablishment
Brett
Historic tavern open for dinner and tours. Historic courthouse is right across the street.
Terry
It is very historic and there are tours as well as a theater for live entertainment.
9. Hanover Tavern
9. Hanover Tavern
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4 local reviews
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:00 AM
+1 804-537-5250
Brett
Brett
Historic tavern open for dinner and tours. Historic courthouse is right across the street.
Terry
Terry
It is very historic and there are tours as well as a theater for live entertainment.
10. St. John's Church
10. St. John's Church
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31 local reviews
2401 East Broad Street, Richmond
+1 804-649-7938
Place of worshipChurchPoint of interest
Statia
Costumed interpreters conduct daily tours of the church, sharing the story of the Second Virginia Convention…
Carol
Don’t leave early on Sundays this summer – you’ll miss the 2 pm reenactments of Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or…
Diane
Where Patrick Henry gave his "Give me liberty or give me death" speech. The most charming church ground and…
10. St. John's Church
10. St. John's Church
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31 local reviews
2401 East Broad Street, Richmond
+1 804-649-7938
Statia
Statia
Costumed interpreters conduct daily tours of the church, sharing the story of the Second Virginia Convention at which Patrick Henry recited…
Carol
Carol
Don’t leave early on Sundays this summer – you’ll miss the 2 pm reenactments of Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” oration. Church tours…
Diane
Diane
Where Patrick Henry gave his "Give me liberty or give me death" speech. The most charming church ground and graveyard. Edgar Allen Poe's…
11. Montpelier
11. Montpelier
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13 local reviews
Montpelier, Montpelier
LocalityPolitical
David
James and Dolley regularly welcomed guests to Montpelier and the centerpiece is the Mansion. The guided first…
Susan
James and Dolly Madison's home is open for tours after extensive renovations. A few guided tours are offered…
Margaret
The home of James Madison. Wonderful tours, trails, gift store and cafe.
11. Montpelier
11. Montpelier
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13 local reviews
Montpelier, Montpelier
David
David
James and Dolley regularly welcomed guests to Montpelier and the centerpiece is the Mansion. The guided first floor tour takes visitors…
Susan
Susan
James and Dolly Madison's home is open for tours after extensive renovations. A few guided tours are offered and the cafe has fantastic…
Margaret
Margaret
The home of James Madison. Wonderful tours, trails, gift store and cafe.
12. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
12. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
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52 local reviews
2408-2410 Ownby Lane, Richmond
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
+1 804-420-2420
BarLiquor storeFood
Tyler
Google Richmond Breweries and plan an afternoon of RVA brewery hopping. You'll get to tour the town, meet the…
Jen
Good brewery with loads of outdoor space and indoor space. Close to a few other breweries for those that want…
12. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
12. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
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52 local reviews
2408-2410 Ownby Lane, Richmond
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
+1 804-420-2420
Tyler
Tyler
Google Richmond Breweries and plan an afternoon of RVA brewery hopping. You'll get to tour the town, meet the peeps in a casual (and…
Jen
Jen
Good brewery with loads of outdoor space and indoor space. Close to a few other breweries for those that want to do some brewery tours…