New this year, our most in-depth tour features a tour of the country’s first neo-classical government building designed by Thomas Jefferson and has served as the Commonwealth’s Capital as well as the Capital of the Confederacy. Tour the inside, followed by a walk through Virginia’s People’s Park – home to numerous statues and monuments, as well as Virginia’s Governor’s Mansion continuously occupied by Virginia’s Governors since 1813.
- Virginia’s State Capitol
- George Washington Equestrian Monument and almost-tomb
- The Executive Mansion
- The Civil War warning bell
- Statues of notable Virginians
- The Civil Rights monument in Richmond
When: Sundays 3 PM (be at meetup spot at least 10 minutes prior). Tour begins at 3 PM sharp.
Cost: The tour is free, but it is customary to tip your guide at the conclusion of your tour.
Where it begins: Meet your guide at the Bell Tower at Franklin & 9th St. on Capital Square (101 N. 9th Street
Richmond, VA 23219)
Parking: Free street parking on weekends and several paid garages surrounding.