Visit Us

We are excited to welcome you back to the VMHC! While construction as part of our ongoing renovation and expansion project continues, the museum is now open with a limited number of galleries and in-person programs. Virtual programming will also continue.

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VMHC building at an angle with large green trees in foreground
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Google map showing location of VMHC on Arthur Ashe Boulevard

Parking & Facility Information

We are located at the corner of Kensington Avenue and N Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond’s Museum District. Parking is free and the parking lot entrance is on Kensington Avenue. During construction, guests should enter through the doors on Arthur Ashe Boulevard. An accessible entrance is available at the bottom of the stairs across from the VMFA parking deck. 

View Tips for Your Visit.

View a complete list of Guest Rules & Regulations.

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A historic Tudor mansion with a gravel drive and grassy lawn

Virginia House

Interested in information about our historic property, Virginia House? While this romantic English Tudor manor house located in Richmond's Windsor Farms neighborhood is not open to the public, it is occasionally open for special VMHC-hosted events (check our events calendar for upcoming programs) and for private rentals (click the button below to make a reservation). Or, learn more about the history of Virginia House.

ACCESSIBILITY

The Museum is committed to accessibility and inclusive experiences for all our guests.

  • Mobility: Our building is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. Wheelchairs and other manually operated mobility devices are available.

  • Museums for All: As a proud member of the Museums for All national initiative to make quality museum learning experiences available to everyone, the VMHC offers free admission for low-income families. Guests who present their SNAP or WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Card at the Guest Services will receive free admission.

  • Sensory Concerns: The Virginia Museum of History & Culture has partnered with the Autism Society of Central Virginia to provide staff with disability-specific training.

    • To help prepare for your visit to the Museum, view and/or download our Social Narrative here.

    • To help make the experience exploring the VMHC accessible and enjoyable for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder or sensory concerns, guests can check out noise-canceling headphones and fidget toys to using during their visit. These items can be checked out for free from the Guest Services desk. Guests who would like to check out headphones or fidgets need to leave a form of ID, which will be returned once the item is returned to the Guest Services desk.