Attractions in Richmond

Science Museum of Virginia
The Science Museum of Virginia is one of the most popular attractions in Richmond. This gorgeous museum is located in a train station, and it is fun for people of all ages. While at the museum, you can visit the IMAX Theater, ride the Segway or buy a souvenir in the gift shop. The exhibits are interesting and educational, and you can even experience hands on opportunities. It is a fascinating experience.

The Hollywood Cemetery
Another intriguing thing to visit in Richmond is The Hollywood Cemetery. You can see the final resting place of former Presidents James Madison and John Tyler, Jefferson Davis, numerous generals, and thousands of members of the armed forces are also buried at the cemetery. You can take a walking tour that will educate you on the history of the cemetery, and the tour will show you the burial site of famous people.

Richmond Zoo
Richmond is home to a zoo filled with mesmerizing animals. The zoo consists of more than 1,500 animals from all over the globe. You can see tigers, lions, gorillas, bears and more. You will even have the opportunity to feed the giraffes or penguins. You can explore Africa by climbing aboard the safari train, or you can go for a twirl on the Jungle Carousel merry-go-round. You can also soar above the zoo on the Safari Sky Ride.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens offers a peaceful and beautiful atmosphere that will allow you to be in awe of nature. You will have the opportunity to visit the Rose Garden, the Healing Garden, the Four Seasons Garden and more. You can even visit the library that contains interesting books and magazines. The atmosphere and environment is breathtaking.

Edgar Allen Poe Museum
Edgar Allen Poe was one of the greatest writers who ever lived, so you can get a glimpse of the man up close and personal when visiting the Edgar Allen Poe Museum in Richmond. This writer of horror was a fascinating and creepy man, and you can hear about the life that this lunatic lived. The museum houses one of the largest collections of Poe's memorabilia on the planet. You can see his strange walking stick, a key left in his pocket or a lock of his hair. You can also see items that were from Poe's childhood home and some of his furniture.