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


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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 N Boulevard, Richmond
Virginia 23220
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Monday-Saturday 10-5
Sunday 10–5 (Galleries and museum shop)

Facility Information

We are conveniently located at the corner of Kensington Avenue and Boulevard in Richmond’s Museum District, with parking lot entrance on Kensington Avenue. We are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.


  • Galleries and Museum Shop: open daily, 10 am – 5 pm
  • Library: open Monday through Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
  • All facilities are closed on New Years Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

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*

Purchase your tickets in advance.

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.

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