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The Boston Tea Party: 250th Anniversary Events

Join historian Dr. Richard Bell for a special lecture on the 250th anniversary of this dramatic act of protest. Plus, taste "revolutionary" Bohea tea & local bakery treats while enjoying period music.

An illustration with a blue overlay of colonists cheering on a dock as boxes of tea are dumped overboard into Boston Harbour.

Shop Virginia History for the Holidays

From the Official Virginia History Ornament collection and artisan goods to toys and games, the VMHC Museum Store has something for everyone!

An ornament hanging on a tree of a gingerbread house depiction of the Virginia State Capitol

Give the Gift That Keeps On Giving!

VMHC Gift Memberships are the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

A home library with shelves of books, candles in a fireplace, and a Christmas tree and poinsettias

"Apollo: When We Went to the Moon"

Explore the exhibition before it closes on December 31!

An astronaut in a space suit on the surface of the moon