"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

Visiting the Museum

Photograph of the exterior of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

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

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. 


Galleries and Museum Shop - open daily 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Library - open Monday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00pm

All facilities are closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day 

Facility Information

Parking is available in our lot locate at the rear of the museum. The entrance is at the corner of Kensington Avenue and Shepard Street.

Our building is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.