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The Valentine, Richmond

4.2
#11 of 26 in Museums in Richmond
The Valentine has been collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond’s 400-year history for over a century. Located in the heart of historic downtown, the Valentine is a place for residents and tourists to discover the diverse stories that tell the broader history of this important region.

A comprehensive program of exhibitions, tours, special events, research opportunities, school programs and other public programs engage the broadest audience in an ongoing dialogue about the significance and relevance of the city's history.

Admission includes 2 hours of parking, a guided tour of the 1812 Wickham House, access to all exhibition galleries and a self-guided tour of the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio.
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  • We spent a couple of pleasant hours touring the Valentine Museum. Located near the VCU Hospital, the former mansion houses a museum covering the history of Richmond. When we were there, we also saw an...  more »
  • This was a small informative museum that we enjoyed visiting. The video in the basement was informative. The displays were interesting. The host walking through the museum welcomed us.  more »
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  • Extremely informative tour on the history of Richmond. Really enjoyed the scope of the museum; covered past to present. Staff were extremely knowledgeable and provided great insights. Highly recommend doing the tour of the attached house.
  • I love this museum and the restaurant is upscale for a museum with great wine. This is a nice place for a date with someone you care about. The staff is committed to excellence. The restaurant made the visit really special on top of the nice museum. A gem of Richmond.
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