Host Your Event at Virginia House or the Museum

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Large Group of people attending an outdoor sit down dinner at Virginia House
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Wedding in the gardens of Virginia House

Rentals at Virginia House

Nestled on a hillside overlooking the James River and surrounded by nearly eight acres of grounds and gardens designed by Charles Freeman Gillette, it is the perfect backdrop for portraits, retreats, dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. Preserved with original woodwork and antiques, the house itself maintains its original character while offering modern amenities necessary for large gatherings and special occasions.

Please note that weekends at Virginia House (Friday through Sunday) are currently booked from March to November 2022. Although weekend dates are not available during those periods, we are happy to accommodate small weekdays events and photography sessions.

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A photo of Commonwealth Hall looking towards the guest entrance, with people mingling throughout the room

Host a Meeting or Event at the Museum

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture, centrally located on N Arthur Ashe Boulevard, offers a variety of unique spaces for meetings, conferences, ceremonies, receptions, and other special events. Our events team will work with you to find the right combination of indoor or outdoor locations across the property to suit events of almost any size. Museum spaces can accommodate anywhere from 50 to 300 guests.

Riley Yetter, Manager of Special Events

To learn more or book your event, please contact Riley Yetter, Manager of Special Events, at 804.342.9676 or events@VirginiaHistory.org 

Did you know?

Members of the VMHC's 1831 Society receive 20% off one event rental at the museum or at Virginia House annually.