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The remarkable life and achievements of this famous early 1900s African-American entrepreneur, first woman bank president in the U.S. and social activist are celebrated here with artifacts, photographs and memorabilia.
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We were on a Labor Day trip from SC through VA. We got a bit messed up in Richmond, so arrived to MLW later than anticipated....which affected the rest of our travels for that day. We were told the only way to see the house...More
The National Park Service has done an excellent job of telling the story of Maggie Walker, a really unsung American hero who accomplished so much in her time. The short film they offer and the tour of her home given by a knowledgeable park ranger...More
This historic site celebrates a very important person in Richmond and US history - you just can’t miss this for so many reasons. Movie has been recently updated and is very nicely done. Tours start at the top of the hour. Make sure to interact...More
The park starts you off with a video about Maggie L. Walker. If gives you a glimpse into who she was. This house had so many things that was before its time; it has a bidet, laundry room and an elevator. It is well kept....More
I complained the entire time that my mother made us go on this boring adventure, but it was actually fascinating! Love hearing about the lives of former residents that were dominant in an era where no one thought anything about them was special! If you...More
I knew nothing about this place before I visited save what I read in the Park brochure. I lucked out and got a private tour of the house from of the rangers. Do not skip the introduction video as it is key to understanding this...More
I recently toured the site with my college-age daughter and my best friend from college. Though I've been to Richmond multiple times, I had never been to the Maggie Walker Museum. Having read her story, however, I wanted to learn more about this inspiring and...More
An awesome place to take the family. This is a spot that even the locals miss. I took my daughter for the first time a few years back and was very impressed that this location. Multiple scouts go to this location for the girls to...More
My partner and I visited the Maggie Walker house during a vacation through Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia. We were quickly fascinated by the woman who was the first African American woman President of a bank, and left inspired by and in awe of all...More