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Weather won’t get in the way of these indoor winter activities in Richmond

The weather may be colder, but there’s still a lot to do! Here are some of our favorite indoor winter activities in Richmond, Virginia for when you want to venture out of the house—beyond your new active adult community.


Virginia State Capitol
Virginia State Capitol

See the Capitol

First, stop by the Virginia Capitol for some heritage and history. For example, it was here in 1791 that the the Bill of Rights was ratified to the U.S. Constitution, making our first ten amendments the law of the land. In addition, this Capitol building is the second oldest working statehouse in America. Guided and self-guided tours are available—find more information here.

cooking - indoor winter activities in richmond

Take a Cooking Class

While there are many kinds of classes you can take around Richmond, a cooking class is a great way to have fun indoors and perhaps learn a new skill! Mise En Place is a local favorite, offering classes on everything from winter soups to football watch-party favorites. Plus, they offer online and in-person options.


Science Museum of Virginia
Science Museum of Virginia

Visit the Science Museum of Virginia

Next, take a trip to the state’s science museum. The 223,000-square-foot building features many hands-on exhibits about wellness, innovation and physical science, just to name a few. Furthermore, The Dome’s 76-foot screen is the largest in Richmond, showing all kinds of educational, inspirational films. Find more information on exhibits, hours, and tickets here.


American Civil War Historic Tredegar
American Civil War Museum – Historic Tredegar

Stop by the American Civil War Museum-Historic Tredegar

Finally, if you’re an active adult looking for indoor winter activities in Richmond, Virginia, the American Civil War Museum shouldn’t be missed. This museum is more than just a place to hold artifacts. In fact, it’s full of stories, education, and activities. In addition, it surrounds the ruins of Tredegar Ironworks. This was one of the country’s largest industrial sites before the Civil War. Find tickets and more information here.


Cozy up after your indoor winter activities in Richmond, Virginia.

After your indoor fun is done, there’s nothing like coming home to a Traditions of America community. Our new active adult community in Chesterfield County—will bring the Live Better lifestyle to the Richmond area. To learn more, contact us today.