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Battle of Richmond Visitors Center

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Address: 101 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY
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Go back in time.

A nicely appointed historical house with a museum is worth the trip inside. Learn about the battle of Richmond while you tour the facility.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
CathyMosier
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nicely appointed historical house with a museum is worth the trip inside. Learn about the battle of Richmond while you tour the facility.

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St. Paul, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the time. Great collection of historical artifacts and a guide who gave us lots of interesting information on the battle and the civil war. It was also sobering to get a glimpse of the magnitude of the civil war. We highly recommend this to visitors of Richmond.

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Thank liketrips
Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in the Civil War, or in learning a little about the history of our country, this is an interesting exhibit. The visitor's center is loaded with information about the Battle of Richmond including small brochures on many of the individuals who fought or were involved in some way. There are also some multimedia exhibits that are... More 

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Crescent City, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smaller museum but very informative and full of Civil War period artifacts and military regalia, plus several multimedia presentations. An hour well spent while visiting gthe grandkids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I have to say that from the moment I stepped onto the porch, I was welcomed with a warm hand shake and smile. The way each room is laid out and how they provided the information was perfect. Not to much or little. Right amount. It did not bore me, kept my attention. I learned a lot from this tour.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The structure and grounds are on the land that was the site of the Battle of Richmond. The Center recently added an outdoor Parrott rifle. There are plans to add a limber and caisson to the collection.

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Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I have passed this place countless times on the way to work, shopping, etc. Having recently enjoyed nearby Battlefield Park, today's was a spur-of-the-moment visit. I learned so much from the exhibits here than I previously knew (about the local conflict) and was so glad I came. Great artifacts among the displays which were very well done. The Visitors Center... More 

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Elizabethton, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was not as big as i thought it would be but it was well done. The greater was very friendly and made jokes about our Tennessee attar. There was a moving battle board that explained the battle it rely was good. The boards outside had a lot of information on what went on.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The gentleman at the visitors center was very knowledgeable about the site and about the Civil War in general. He was very friendly and allowed my small dog to come inside as well as the pet parrot that was traveling with a couple who were there at the same time. He also provided tips on sights to see in Richmond... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I learned a bit of history on our trip around Kentucky without drinking bourbon. I did not know that a significant battle of the Civil War was fought around Richmond, KY. We didn't have a lot of time, but the visitors center is absolutely worth whatever time you can give it. We thought the center was closing at 4:00 but... More 

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