Explore Your State History Museum

Virginia Brews tickets now on sale!

Celebrate Virginia Craft Beer Month at the VMHC with libations, live music, & food trucks at this popular festival (formerly BrewHaHa).

A blue gradient fades into an image of beer in a glass branded with the VMHC monogram. The glass is wrapped with red tickets.

Announcing a new VMHC book!

Explore Virginia's five regions through objects, letters, diaries, and archival photographs in this illustrated narrative.

Our Commonwealth: People & Places of Virginia book on a glossy coffee table with a blue couch in the background.

Announcing Civics Connects

A Major Statewide Civics Education Program

A classroom with students seated at desks and a teacher at the front of the room.

"Julia Child: A Recipe for Life" exhibition

Explore the key ingredients that led to Julia’s personal evolution & America’s culinary revolution.

A blue background with icons of cooking implements and a full color illustration of Julia Child laughing and cooking at a countertop.

"A Better Life for Their Children" exhibition

Explore the history of Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools That Changed America.

A black and white photo of a man and a woman holding a framed portrait of a man and a woman.