Plan FXBG

As you are planning your road trip or staycation in Fredericksburg, VA, we want to make sure that you have the latest up-to-date info for the region’s battlefields, museums, tours and visitor centers.

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
 

Winter Schedule in effect January 9 – March 10, 2023.
All park grounds and trails are open, sunrise to sunset.
Masks are optional inside park buildings.

Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center
Open Monday – Friday | 10am-4pm
Open Weekends | 9am to 5pm
Features a 22-minute orientation film offered every half hour (fee) and free exhibits.

Chatham Manor
Open Monday – Friday | 12:30pm-5pm
Open Weekends | 9am to 5pm
The grounds around Chatham are open until 5pm. Historic home and grounds which served as a field hospital and a Union headquarters during the Civil War. Weekend programming. See more info inside Chatham Manor.

Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
Open Monday – Friday | 10am-4pm
Open Weekends | 9am to 5pm
Weekend programming. See more info at the visitor center.
Features a 22-minute orientation film offered on the hour and half hour (fee) and exhibits (free).

Ellwood & Wilderness Battlefield
Wilderness Exhibit Shelter – open-air exhibit shelter. Open sunrise to sunset.
The grounds around Ellwood are open sunrise to sunset, even when the house is closed.
Ellwood Manor Building is closed for the season.
To access the grounds, park at the Ellwood Manor gate, leaving the gate clear, and walk .4 miles to the grounds.

Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield
An open-air exhibit shelter.
Open sunrise to sunset.

“Stonewall” Jackson Death Site
Historic building where General Jackson died.
Building closed for the season
Grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

Old Salem Church
Historic church which served as a battlefield landmark and field hospital during the Chancellorsville Campaign.
Building closed. Grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset.

 

 

Museums

Discount museum passes are available for purchase at the regional visitor centers. Learn more about XPass Museum Passes.

Ferry Farm – George Washington’s Boyhood Home

Closed January and February

Fredericksburg Area Museum

Closed January and February

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

Open Daily | 10am – 4pm

Historic Kenmore

Closed January and February

Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop

Open Monday – Saturday | 10am to 4pm, Closed Tuesday
Open Sunday | 12pm to 4pm

James Monroe Museum

Open Monday – Saturday | 10am to 4pm
Open Sunday | 1pm to 4pm

National Museum of the Marine Corps

Open Daily 9am-5pm

Mary Washington House

Open Monday – Saturday | 10am to 4pm, Closed Tuesday
Open Sunday | 12pm to 4pm.

Rappahannock Railroad Museum

Open on Saturdays, 9am – 1pm; weather permitting

Rising Sun Tavern

Open Monday – Saturday | 10am to 4pm, Closed Tuesday
Open Sunday | 12pm to 4pm

Shannon Air Museum

Mon– Sat | 10am-4pm
Closed Sundays
Last tour at 2pm

St James House

Open one week in the fall and one week in the spring.

Visitor Centers
Fredericksburg Visitor Center

706 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 373-1776

Open daily | 9:00am – 4:30pm;
Open until 8:00pm on the first Friday of the month (except in January) for FXBG First Friday.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Easter.

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Spotsylvania Visitor Center

4704 Southpoint Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 507-7090

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Stafford County Information Center at Belmont

224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405
(540) 654-1015

Tours

Looking to venture out on your own? View our list of self-guided tours.

 

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