Ranked #7 of 30 Cultural in Richmond
Category: History Museums
For more than 180 years, the Virginia Historical Society (VHS) has been connecting people to America’s pastthrough the...
For more than 180 years, the Virginia Historical Society (VHS) has been connecting people to America’s pastthrough the unparalleled story of Virginia. The VHS—a history museum and research library—features award winning exhibitions that are entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages. The Society is the only museum with all of Virginia’s history under one roof—all centuries, all regions, and all topics are covered. Although designated the Official State Historical Society, the VHS is a privately funded non-profit organization that relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations to sustain its operations. The VHS is located at 428North Boulevard in Richmond’s Museum District. Admission is free. Museum hours are Monday–Saturday 10a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Library hours are Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.