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William Byrd II
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Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.


The Story of Virginia
#OnThisDay, October 25, in 1888: Richard Evelyn Byrd, naval aviator and explorer, is born in Winchester. Learn more… t.co/bEkCnjInsx


Start your journey today through the Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s exciting and award-winning exhibitions!

Our signature exhibition, The Story of Virginia, features more than 500 artifacts and covers 16,000 years of Virginia history from prehistoric times to the present. Along with rotating temporary exhibitions, you will be able to see our other long-term exhibitions, including Landscapes of Virginia, Silver in Virginia, and more during your visit.

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Organized in conjunction with the statewide Women’s Suffrage Centennial, this exhibition featuring artifacts from the museum’s vast collections and new acquisit
Find out more about Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women’s Suffrage to Today
Celebrate the efforts in preservation and horticulture made by the Garden Club of Virginia during its 100-year history!
Find out more about A Landscape Saved: The Garden Club of Virginia at 100
A Landscape Saved signature image. Falling Spring Falls. Photo courtesy of Scenic Virginia and Warren Faught.
The VMHC is excited to host the 41st annual juried exhibition of the Virginia Watercolor Society (VWS).
Find out more about The Virginia Watercolor Society’s 41st Annual Exhibition
A watercolor painting in tones of gold, orange, and grayish blue of a large ethereal gate with two doves flying upward
Discover 16,000 years of history in The Story of Virginia exhibition.
Find out more about The Story of Virginia
Features twenty-one landscape paintings that reveal the variety of terrain and climate that charecterizes Virginia's five distinct physical regions
Find out more about Landscapes of Virginia
Passing Storm (1996.172.2)
Learn more about smaller exhibitions and the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Learning Center Displays.
Find out more about Other Exhibitions and Displays
Explore the Virginia Historical Society's collections on the road by visiting one of our traveling exhibitions today.
Find out more about Traveling Exhibitions
Robert Knox Sneden