"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.

 

The Story of Virginia

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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 N Boulevard, Richmond
Virginia 23220
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Monday-Saturday 10-5
Sunday 10–5 (Galleries and museum shop)
 

Facility Information

We are conveniently located at the corner of Kensington Avenue and Boulevard in Richmond’s Museum District. The entrance to our parking lot is off of Kensington Avenue.

We are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

Hours

  • Galleries and Museum Shop: open daily, 10 am to 5 pm
  • Library: open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
  • All facilities are closed on New Years Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
  • Please note the Library will be closed on Saturday, April 21 for Virginia History Day. It will reopen at 10am on Monday, April 23. 

Suggested Admission

  • FREE for members and student groups
  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors (65+): $8
  • Youth (6 – 17): $5
  • Adult Groups (10 or more): $8 per person
  • Active Military and Veterans: $8*

Suggested admission includes access to all exhibits (including special exhibitions), the library, and museum shop. Additional fees may apply to special events and programs.  

Through the generosity of The Boeing Company, admission is FREE for active duty military and immediate family, and free for retired military, for the duration of the WW1 America special exhibition through July 29, 2018.

Purchase your tickets in advance. 

Photography Policy
The Virginia Museum of History & Culture encourages non-flash and video photography for personal use unless otherwise specifically prohibited. For the safety of our visitors and collections, tripods and selfie sticks are prohibited. Please note that photography is frequently taken at the Museum for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to appear in these images, please notify Guest Services upon arrival.

Members of the media seeking the opportunity to film within exhibitions space must clear their requests with the Senior Officer for Public Relations and Marketing

 

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