Sites and attractions

From exhibits and architecture to a slave trail and Civil War center, and even down to the cobblestones in the street, Richmond’s vibrant history is all around.

Buy fresh produce at the 17th Street Farmers’ Market, one of America’s oldest public markets. Visit the Poe Museum to see how the writer spent his time in Richmond. Learn the importance of tolerance at the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Or cruise the Kanawha Canal, then follow the Canal Walk to the Civil War Visitor Center at historic Tredegar Iron Works.