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Virginia Museum of History and Culture

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture is owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society—a private, non-profit organization. The historical society is the oldest cultural organization in Virginia, and one of the oldest and most distinguished history organizations in the nation. For use in its state history museum and its renowned research library, the historical society cares for a collection of nearly nine million items representing the ever-evolving story of Virginia.

428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA, 23220

Place Type

History, Museum

Phone

(804) 358-4901

Website

virginiahistory.org

Twitter

@VirginiaMuseum

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/virginiahistory/

Upcoming Events

Imperfect Past book cover
1/25 12pm

The late southern writer John Egerton observed that there are three kinds of history: what actually happened, what we are told happened, and what we finally...

Book Cover for Emily Winfree
2/3 6pm

Join authors Jan Meck and Virginia Refo for a thoughtful talk and discussion of their new book, The Life and Legacy of Enslaved Virginian Emily Winfree. The...

Book Cover for Murders and Outrages
2/10 12pm

We tend to think our current situation unique in featuring partisan bubbles in which people mistrust information from the other side. But immediately after...

Virgiia Museum of History and Culture
2/15 10:30am

Do you love Virginia history? Do you love sharing stories about events and individuals in Virginia’s history with audiences of all ages? Are you comfortable...

Virgiia Museum of History and Culture
2/22 10:30am

Do you love Virginia history? Do you love sharing stories about events and individuals in Virginia’s history with audiences of all ages? Are you comfortable...

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12/31/2021

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