Canal Boats & Cobblestones Walking Tour

Explore architectural treasures and preservation efforts along the James  River and the Canals, which were developed in the 1840s to bypass  river rapids. Includes Shockoe Slip, the Turning Basin and the warehouse  district. Meet at the James Center Clock Tower at 10th and Cary  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.

Event Dates/Times

 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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