Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.
Explore our Civil War, African American, environmental, and women's history collections by digging deeper into guides to those topics.
Our guides for researchers include:
Civil War in Virginia resources
Virginia's Civil War
Civil War maps
Documenting Women's Lives
Guide to African American Manuscripts
Index to African American material in the broadside collection
Index to African American material in the sheet music collection
Environmental history resources guide
Our collections consist of a wide-range of objects. Use our online catalog to search the Virginia Historical Society collections.
Do you have a question about our library or museum collections?
Do you need to order a photocopy or a digital reproduction of an item in our collection?