The state capital of Virginia is one of the oldest cities I the United States, inhabited by the Powhatan Indians and later by European colonists from nearby Jamestown. Patrick Henry uttered his famous “Give me liberty, or give me death!” speech in Richmond, and the city was an important hub in both the American Revolution and Civil War. The city’s Museum District houses a number of diverse offerings, including the Edgar Allen Poe Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of the Confederacy, the Science Museum of Virginia and the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Monument Avenue offers glimpses into many points of history. The James River, which runs through Richmond, is popular for rafting, canoeing and kayaking during warmer months.
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
The Black History Museum and Cultural Center was constructed in 1832. Its building was architecturally designed in the Federal/Greek Revival Architecture....
Childrens Museum of Richmond
One-of-a-kind experiences are waiting for your family at the Childrens Museum of Richmond - where kids can climb, create, explore, and play their way to...
Edgar Allan Poe Museum
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is devoted to the popular American Writer, Edgar Allan Poe. It is one of the museums that holds the largest collection of personal...
The Kings Dominion is a family amusement center that covers a total area of 400 acres. They have rides and attractions for all ages with new thrills with...
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site was founded in 1978. It is dedicated to the life and work of Maggie L. Walker who was the first woman to become...
Maymont served as the home of James Henry and Sallie Dooley who lived in the house from 1893 to 1925. It is surrounded by the fascinating beauty of paths,water,...
The Monroe Park is a landscaped park that covers a total area of 7.5 acres. It's named after the 5th president of the USA, James Monroe. It is a Victorian...
Museum of the Confederacy
The Museum of the Confederacy opened on February 22, 1896 as a Confederate museum. It was established by the Richmond society ladies and for several years...
Richmond Flying Squirrels
The Richmond Flying Squirrels are a baseball team in the minor league based in Richmond, Virginia. Its Double-A affiliate in the major league is the San...
Richmond International Raceway
The Richmond International Raceway is an asphalt race track that is D shaped and is three fourth miles in length. It is situated in the Henrico County...
The Richmond Kickers are a club for American Professional Soccer which was established in 1993. It is a member of the USL Professional Division and since...
Richmond Railroad Museum
The Old Dominion Chapter started in 1948 and was known as the Old Dominion Railway Club. It was the Old Dominion Chapter that founded the Richmond Railroad...
Science Museum of Virginia
The Science Museum of Virginia was founded in 1970. It sits in the former Broad Street Station which was built in 1919. The museum features an IMAX theatre,...
St. Johns Church
St. Johns Church in Richmond Virginia became famous as a living memorial to American liberty when over 100 Virginia colonial leaders, including Patrick...
The John Marshall House
The John Marshall House was constructed in 1790 which served as the home of John Marshall, his wife Mary Willis Ambler Marshall and their six children....
Valentine Richmond History Center
The Valentine Richmond History Center was established by Mann S. Valentine, Jr.. It opened on November 21, 1898 and devoted to the rich history of Richmond,...
Virginia Aviation Museum
The Virginia Aviation Museum is a fascinating place for airplane lovers. It is one of the divisions of the Science Museum of Virginia. The museum provides...
Virginia Center for Architecture
The Virginia Center for Architecture is housed in a Mansion which was designed in Tudor Revival Architecture by John Russel Pope and covers a total area...
Virginia Historical Society
Founded in 1831, the Virginia Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets the commonwealths past for the education and enjoyment of present...
Virginia Holocaust Museum
The Virginia Holocaust Museum was established in 1997 by Mark Fetter and Jay M. Ipson. The museum’s logo is the sculpture of the menorah which was created...
Virginia House Museum
The Virginia House Museum was built in 1928 and is owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society. It was architecturally redesigned by Henry Grant...
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
The origin of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts started with the donation of 50 paintings by John Barton Payne to the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1919....
Virginia Repertory Theatre
The Virginia Repertory Theatre was established in 1975 by the artistic director, Bruce Miller and Managing Director, Phil Whiteway. The fascinating theatre...
Virginia State Capitol
The Virginia State Capitol was envisioned in France by Charles-Louis Clerisseau and Thomas Jefferson. It is now 224 years old which was constructed in...
Virginia War Memorial
The Virginia War Memorial is a great tribute to those who lost their lives in defense of the nation. It commemorates the war veterans in Virginia of the...
Wilton House Museum
The Wilton House Museum was built in 1753 and was designed by William Randolph III in Georgian style. It was created as a tobacco plantation and was saved...
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