"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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Sensory-Friendly Afternoon

Sunday, March 31, 12:00pm5:00pm
Children Free Adults $5
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Part of the Family and youth activities category.
Part of the program.

Join us for a sensory-friendly experience in our exhibit galleries. We will have dimmed lights and audio, a nearby quiet room for anyone feeling overwhelmed, instructional signage, and museum support staff available. We will also have optional hands-on experiences in our galleries for multi-modal learners and our Virginia Voices documentary playing in our Robins Family Forum. Noise reducing headphones, fidget toys, and sunglasses are available for checkout at the Museum Shop desk.


From 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

  • Independent Crafts in Bluford Classroom

  • Hands-on Stations in The Story of Virginia exhibition (with replica artifacts for guests to touch)

From 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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View the Sensory-Friendly Day Map.

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