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Petersburg National Battlefield Park

1539 Hickory Hill Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-4721
+1 804-732-3531
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“driving tour” (50 reviews)
“city point” (31 reviews)
“visitor center” (50 reviews)
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1539 Hickory Hill Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-4721
+1 804-732-3531
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival at the visitor center met a helpful & friendly ranger & staff member. They explained the area round the center & the driving tours. The walking tour is the nearby confederate Battery 5, then on the union "Dictator" mortar- not the one seen...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish I could have spent more time and done both the east and west driving tours. Video very helpful. Supplemented with the multiple handouts. Had to go to Grant’s cabin at city point after battlefield. The address listed in trip advisor for the battlefield is...More

Thank thomasRuthL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting and informative visit. It is easy to find as the usual brown signs guided us the last 5 or so miles. There is a large visitors center with plenty of parking. We watched the 20 minute video but did not...More

Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a Civil War buff, you already know what happened here, but for others, in 1864 General Grant took over command of the Union army and precipitated a series of battles against General Robert E. Lee that moved steadily south towards Richmond at great...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully done battle field a must see very informative and very friendly staff. Coming from a Civil War enthusiast the video presentation was good but left out a key fact that the federal colored troops were originally slated to spearhead the advance into the...More

1  Thank Joshua5751
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The 9-month siege of Petersburg by the Union Army laid the groundwork for the capture of Richmond and the end to the Civil War. The visitor center is nothing exceptional, but drive across the highway and choose from among three color-coded areas. Then stop at...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This battlefield is a must to see. It tells the true story of how the Civil War was fought and gives you the best examples of what it must have been like. It is a very large site and offers tremendous views

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

While it's always great to see history preserved, it's discouraging to see a city that just doesn't care. There is so much in old Petersburg,but only a few that try to keep the history going and make the city a great destination. So much potential...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is not Disneyworld. It's a large battlefield involving many engagements over a several years. Do not expect to have the story spoon fed to you and your grandchildren. You'll have to work at it. I'm thankful so much of the battlefield has been preserved....More

1  Thank Phillip K
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Been coming here for years and we love the diversity of the place with the variety of artillery pieces, the fortifications and of the course the crater. The visitor's centre is very informative with a small gift shop and an orientation film which I think...More

1  Thank CorporalMunchkin
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Margaret C
18 December 2016|
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Response from Eric L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, however , I was there a couple of weeks ago and we virtually had the place to ourselves on a Sunday. Apparently this is their off season. No actors but plenty to do. There was also scheduled tours. Had we opted... More
Arnold P
16 April 2016|
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Response from TranzorZ1985 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the petersburg battlefield national park service online site.