Welcome to Virginia!

We are lucky to live near a city rich with history within the state where it all began.  Plan your next historical family outing using the resources below.  See what interesting facts you learn along with your child!

Museums

 

Richmond City

 

Canal Walk and Cruises

http://www.venturerichmond.com/experiences/canalcruises.html#canalwalk

East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219

 

Virginia State Capitol

http://www.virginiacapitol.gov/

1000 Bank Street, Richmond, VA 23219         

(804) 698-1788

 

Hollywood Cemetery

http://hollywoodcemetery.org/

412 South Cherry St., Richmond, VA 23220  

(804) 633-7345

 

Virginia War Memorial

http://www.vawarmemorial.org/

621 S. Belvidere Street Richmond, VA 23220

(804) 786-2050

 

Black History Museum and Culture Center of Virginia

http://blackhistorymuseum.org/

00 Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219  

(804) 780-9093

 

Childrenís Museum of Richmond

http://c-mor.org/

2626 West Broad St., Richmond, VA

(804) 474-7000

 

Maymont

http://maymont.org/Page.aspx?pid=217

1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23221

(804) 358-7166

 

Old Dominion Railway Museum

http://www.odcnrhs.org/Museum.htm      

102 Hull Street, Richmond, VA 23224  

(804) 233-6237

The Valentine Richmond History Center

http://richmondhistorycenter.com/index.asp

1015 E Clay St, Richmond, VA               

(804) 649-0711

 

Virginia Aviation Museum

http://www.vam.smv.org/

5701 Huntsman Road, Richmond, VA            

(804) 236-3622

 

Virginia Historical Society

http://vahistorical.org/

428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220  

(804) 358-4901

 

Virginia Holocaust Museum

http://va-holocaust.com/

2000 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23223            

(804) 257-5400

 

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/Default.aspx

200 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220         

(804) 340-1400

 

Agecroft Hall

http://www.agecrofthall.com/

4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond, VA 23221   

(804) 353-4241

 

John Marhsall House

http://www.apva.org/marshall/visit/

818 East Marshall St., Richmond, VA 23219

 

Maggie L. Walker Historic Site

http://www.nps.gov/mawa/index.htm

600 North 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 23219

(804) 771-2017

 

The American Civil War Center

http://www.tredegar.org/

500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219

(804) 780-1865

 

Fort Harrison Visitor Center

http://www.nps.gov/rich/planyourvisit/visitorcenters.htm

8621 Battlefield Park Road, off of Route 5, Richmond, VA                       

(804)226-1981

 

Belle Isle

http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/richmond/BelleIsle.html

Located in the James River at US 1/301        

(804) 646-8911

 

St. Johnís Church

http://www.historicstjohnschurch.org/

2401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23223

(804) 649-7938

 

Hanover County

 

Hanover Courthouse

http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=32691

Intersection of Route 301 and 54, Hanover, VA 23059 

(804) 537-5815

 

Hanover Tavern

http://hanovertavern.org/

13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd., Hanover, VA 23059

(804) 537-5050

 

Scotchtown

http://www.apva.org/scotchtown/

16120 Chiswell Lane, Beaverdam, VA 23015

(804) 277-3500

 

Henrico County

 

Meadow Farm Museum

http://www.co.henrico.va.us/departments/rec/recreation-centers---facilities/meadowfarm/

3400 Mountain Rd. Glen Allen, VA 23060

(804) 501-2130

 

Tuckahoe Plantation

http://www.tuckahoeplantation.com/

12601 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238

(804) 971-8329

 

Other

 

Pamunkey Indian Reservation

http://www.pamunkey.net/reservation.html

175 Lay Landing Rd., King William, VA 23086

(804) 843-4792

 

James River Plantations

http://www.jamesriverplantations.org/

Route 5, Charles City County, VA

 

Yorktown

http://www.nps.gov/york/index.htm

P.O. Box 210 Yorktown, VA 23690 

(757) 898-2410