The Shockoe Bottom Walking Tour

1700 E Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Sunday, July 27, 2014 (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
Phone: (804) 649-0711
Fax: (804) 643-6510
VRHC Tour Schedule

Now an entertainment and residential district, Shockoe Bottom once served as Richmond’s commercial and transportation hub, as well as one of the country’s busiest slave markets. Explore Main Street Station, the Farmer’s Market, Tobacco Row and current revitalization efforts. Meet at Main and 17th streets.

$15 per person

$5 for History Center Members and children under 12

Walk-ups Welcome

Cash or check, or purchase online at 

On-street parking

This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine Richmond History Center. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a trained master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city’s rich past, present and future.

Admission Fee: $15 ($5 for History Center members and children under 12)

Last Updated: 3/5/2014 10:57 AM
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