Your Visit | Virginia Museum of History & Culture Hours, directions and other visitor information
"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond
Virginia 23220
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The VMHC is currently closed for construction as we make strides to bring you a reimagined VMHC. The museum is currently closed to guests, but we will continue to offer a robust variety of virtual events and digital programs. Learn more about our dramatic renovation and expansion project and follow our progress.

Facility Information

We are conveniently located at the corner of Kensington Avenue and N Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond’s Museum District, with parking lot entrance on Kensington Avenue. We are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. View a complete list of Guest Rules & Regulations.


  • FREE for members and student groups
  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors (65+): $8
  • Youth (6 – 17): $5
  • Adult Groups (10 or more): not currently available*
  • Active Military and Veterans: $8






As part of the national program, Museums for All, guests who present their SNAP or WIC EBT card or show the EBT app on
their phone will receive free admission to the Virginia Museum of History & Culture.

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

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 Manager of Public Relations and Marketing.

Plan your visit to the Virginia Museum of History & Culture today!
Find out more about Visiting the Museum
Our dedicated staff is available to help with your questions and research needs.
Find out more about Visiting to do Research
School children of all ages explore Virginia's history during our guided programs.
Find out more about School Groups
Learn about the many tour options available to visiting groups.
Find out more about Adult Groups

Stay engaged with our VIRTUAL events and DIGITAL programs. Click here for more info.


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