"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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The Story of Virginia

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Enjoy award-winning programs for all ages at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. From lectures and classes to family and social events, we offer diverse activities to suit everyone’s needs. Select a category below to learn more about a specific type of programming. Visit our calendar of events if you would like to view upcoming events.

From an in-depth behind-the-scenes tour to a tour of the gardens at Virginia House, VHS has programs for all ages and interests.
Find out more about Gallery walks and tours
Behind the Scenes Tour
VHS offers a variety of lectures and classes to the general public and our members throughout the year.
Find out more about Lectures and classes
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The Virginia Museum of History & Culture hosts many social events that are intended to bring family and community together.
Find out more about Social events
The VHS has many exciting opportunities for teachers.
Find out more about Educator Programs
Teacher Institute
Learn about the wide variety of members-only lectures and programs.
Find out more about Members events
Garden Party