Historical Attractions in Doswell

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Petersburg
Throughout the Park there are hands-on things to do for the whole family. The Civil War Store also has a “Discovery Area” that features quality apparel, modern and period games, books, collectibles and souvenirs that are perfect for kids and youn...
Hollywood
Whether you're looking for a tour of the plantation, a place for an educational program, classroom visit, or a beautiful place to just enjoy the scenery, Sotterley is the place!
Mount Vernon
(62 Miles)
Mount Vernon
Great place to go with the family as it has an interactive museum and hands on discovery centre, farm animals and movies about George Washington
FDR Memorial
(74 Miles)
Southwest - Waterfront
Spread over 7.5 acres, traces 12 years of the history of the United States through a sequence of four outdoor rooms, one for each of FDR's terms of office. Sculptures inspired by photographs depict the 32nd president alongside his dog Fala.
Washington
Kids know a lot about the 16th president from school, and are generally very interested to visit the memorial of Lincoln
SW Washington DC
You'll see how paper money gets printed, cut, sorted and inspected for defects. There is a self guided 35 minutes tour which is one of DC's most populra.
NW Washington DC
Get a great view of Washington DC and the surrounding areas from the 270 foot observation deck on the Old Post Office Tower
NW Washington DC
A highlight of a visit to the Old Post Office Pavilion is always a 360-degree picturesque view of Washington. From the observation deck of the 315-foot granite Clock Tower, you can enjoy the city\'s second highest vantage point after the Washington M...
White House
Public tours of the White House are available for groups of 10 or more people. Requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress and are accepted up to six months in advance.
Fords Theatre
(75 Miles)
NW Washington
A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, D.C., to explore and celebrate Lincoln’s ideals and leadership principles: courage, integrity, tolerance, equ...
NW Washington
The interior opened to the public in 1888. Today, an elevator takes visitors on the 70 second trip up to the 500 foot landing for magnificent views of the city.
Cape Verde
Fort Verde State Historic Park is the best preserved example of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. Spanning from 1865 through 1890 Camp Lincoln, Camp Verde and finally Fort Verde were home to officers, doctors, families, enlisted men, and scouts....
McLean
The Claude Moore Colonial Farm is a recreated 18th century farm. Costumed staff and volunteers work the land as it was done in the 18th century, and encourage visitors to help!
Greenbelt
We demonstrate what is current and unique about Goddard and NASA through exciting interactive experiences for the public. Come visit us to hear lectures, see exciting model rocket launches, and participate in one of our fun filled children's programs...
Lynchburg
Amazement Square is Central Virginias first multidisciplinary, hands-on childrens museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities and programs.
Harpers Ferry
A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. There\'s a wide varie...
Baltimore
Three Levels of Exhibits Invite you to Touch Wonder Dinosaurs. Planet Earth. The Human body. Outer space. Chesapeake Bay life. The Kids Room. Science Sir Isaac Newton never imagined. Real time connections to real time science. So much to see and do...
Natural Bridge
features scenes of Virginia and Natural Bridge history where the curtain opens on George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, the Confederacy, all perched on narrated sets.
Georgetown
Experience the excitement of treasure hunting in the waters of the Atlantic; step back in time to the era of exploration when Spain ruled the seas and the treasures of the New World were flowing into the coffers of King Philip IV.
Gettysburg
A fascinating way for kids to learn about the turning point in the Civil War, and the inspiration for Lincoln's Immortal "Gettysburg Address" - the battle site of Gettysburg.
Danville
Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. Friendly staff and volunteers stand ready to encourage you to explore your world.
Hillsboro
- located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Virginia.
Delaware City
Fort Delaware is one of Delaware's first state parks, created in 1951. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Union fortress dates back to 1859, and once served as a prison for Confederate prisoners of war. It was originally built to protec...
Cape May
Open air living history museum with costumed characters and craft demonstrations, restored architecture, family activities, interactive games, dress up and free horse and wagon rides.
Chapel Hill
Morehead offers multimedia star shows, interactive exhibits, live science demonstrations, and a variety of classes, lectures, camps, and other special events year-round. Explore this North Carolina treasure on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus!
New Castle
Offers opportunities for children to experience the life of Dutch colonists and revolutionary patriots in historic New Castle, Delaware.
Raleigh
Historic Yates Mill County Park features the only remaining gristmill in Wake County. A day at the park offers visitors with a unique historical and environmental experience. The park includes nearly 600 acres of land, wetlands, several miles of hiki...
Windber
The Windber Coal Heritage Center describes not only the life of the miner below ground but also above ground. Learn how the miners worked 12 hours underground and pick up mining equipment
Prickett's Fort
(181 Miles)
Fairmont
Perched on a small rise overlooking the confluence of Prickett's Creek and the Monongahela River, this rustic log fort is a re-creation of the original Prickett's Fort of 1774, which served as a refuge from Native American war parties on the western ...
Media
The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is a living history museum which has dedicated itself to educating the public about Pennsylvania farm life in the 1760-1790 time period. The site is open for school tours from Monday through Friday and to the publ...
High Point
Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
Hammonton
We give info about the farm and about blueberry farming in New Jersey and why Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital. The tour is broken up into two parts, outside and inside. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wit...
Fort Ligonier
(190 Miles)
Ligonier
A modern museum and a fully reconstructed/restored fortification within the current property limits. Lots of family events throughout the year.
Philadelphia
The birthplace of America! Venture to Independence National Historical Park and witness Independence Hall, the infamous Liberty Bell, and Franklin Court!
New Bern
A fun and kid friendly revolutionized museum experience, with portable interactive devices to accompany the displays and a virtual time machine trip to the 1800s!
Atlantic City
Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you climb the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you'll come face-to-face with the original Fresnel Lens first lit in 1857. ...
Doswell
They've got the most hair-raising rides, the wettest water park, the most sizzling stage shows, and tons of other cool stuff everyone can enjoy. 400 acres of ultimate entertainment for the entire family!
G-Force Karts
(19 Miles)
Richmond
Your top location in Richmond for go-kart racing. Great for families, kids, and adults.
Williamsburg
With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, ten main stage shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and a magical children's area, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the ticket to a world-class adventure.
Glen Echo Park
(78 Miles)
Glen Echo
Glen Echo has always been an enchanting place for children. Activities for kids include camps, making crafts, joining a play group, making a movie, puppet shows, children's theater, exploring nature, becoming a writer, becoming a dancer or musician, ...
Bowie
A great variety of thrilling rides for all ages with youngest kids well catered for too, with new developments and addition this year.
Dinosaur Land
(90 Miles)
White Post
Step into the world of the prehistoric past, where visitors can turn back the pages of time to the Mesozoic era, where dinosaurs were the only creatures that roamed the earth. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
New Market
Adventure Park USA is a 17.5 acre Western theme park. It offers offers enough adventure for the whole family. Desert Oasis Miniature Golf Course to our Rock Wall and Hang'Em High Ropes Course. Let the adventure begin!
Natural Bridge
At the Haunted Monster Museum you will experience Professor Cline's work displayed haunted house style. Visitor's say it's Bizarre and unique, like Scooby Doo meets the Twilight Zone. Here we showcase the very best of this type of fun family entertai...
Raleigh
Featuring Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Batting Cages and Mega Arcade! With over 100 interactive arcade and ticket redemption games, you're sure to have a great time in our mega-arcade. You can drive, blast, and dance your way to a great time...
Dutch Wonderland
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(164 Miles)
Lancaster
Dutch Wonderland is a 48 acre amusement park set in the scenic location of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lots to do for families with little people especially, but also loads of great family fun rides.
Hershey Park
(172 Miles)
Lancaster
Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?
Lakemont Park
(187 Miles)
Altoona
Lakemont Park is home to over 30 rides and attractions, including the Island Waterpark, two rollercoasters, Go-Kart track, the kids Mini-Indy Go-Karts, Spins'n Grins Kiddieland, an 18 hole minature golf course, arcade, games, delicious All-American a...
Darien Lake
(191 Miles)
Darien Center
boasts a massive selection of amusements, rides and adventure suitable for all ages and abilities and includes an enormous water park. Epic.
Williamsburg
Whether it's 10 degrees below or raining cats and dogs, it's always a balmy 84 degrees inside the resort's gigantic, 67,000 square-foot indoor waterpark. Bear Track Landing puts the emphasis on fun with nine waterslides, six pools and a four-story tr...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Doswell with kids

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Virginia Aviation Museum

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Bug Box

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Maymont

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Romp n Roll West End

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Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

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Pocahontas State Park

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Rollerworks Family Skating Center

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G-Force Karts

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Kings Dominion

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Central Park Funland

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Fun places to visit in Doswell with kids

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