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Visiting the Museum

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There’s always something new to discover at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture! Visit us throughout the year to explore our exhibitions, conduct research in our library, enjoy exciting events, and engage in the shared story of our community and the Commonwealth.

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.  

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.

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 5:00 pm

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

Location Information

The Museum and Library are located at 428 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220. View an interactive map.

Facility Information

Parking is available in our lot located 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. View a complete list of Guest Rules & Regulations.

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