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American Civil War Museum

American Civil War Museum

1201 E Clay St
Richmond, VA 23219   Directions

(804) 649-1861


The Civil War still echoes in Richmond, and you can glimpse one of the most turbulent times in American history by visiting the Museum and White House of the Confederacy. You'll see an astounding collection of artifacts that include artwork, letters, and other interesting items that date back to the Civil War. Some of the highlights at this attraction include Stonewall Jackson's weaponry and Robert E. Lee's "Appomattox" sword. The White House of the Confederacy has been meticulously restored to reflect what it looked like when Confederate President Jefferson Davis lived here. Don't forget to stop into the Haversack store for some unique novelty items and rare reproduction artifacts that will please any history buff.

Children's Museum of Richmond

Children's Museum of Richmond

2626 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220   Directions

(804) 474-7000


The Children's Museum of Richmond has been touted as one of the East Coast's most exciting, innovative museums where the words "hands off" don't apply. The kids are encouraged to touch everything, and that invitation to interact with the attractions and exhibits they see proves to be just the thing to spark their curiosity and creativity. The kids can chase butterflies in Shadow Play, create artwork in the art room and then take their creations home with them, as well as learn the value of community and sharing as they interact with their fellow adventurers.

Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Edgar Allan Poe Museum

1914 E Main St
Richmond, VA 23223   Directions

(804) 648-5523


There's no question that Edgar Allan Poe was one of the world's most notable authors. His legacy and life are remembered in Richmond's Edgar Allan Poe Museum. See some of Poe's personal effects, first editions as well as the world's largest collection of original Poe manuscripts. All of these compelling pieces help give a more focused picture of one of the world's most enigmatic literary masters.

Science Museum of Virginia

Science Museum of Virginia

2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220   Directions

(804) 864-1400


Is your child curious about the world and wants to know how things work? Then he or she will totally enjoy a trip to the Science Museum of Virginia. Several exhibits and attractions are interactive, and inquisitive minds will love learning about electricity, computers, astronomy and much more. Plus, the whole family will feel like space travelers while watching the show at the Ethyl Universe Planetarium and Space Theater. Don't be surprised if the kids want to keep coming back to this fun and educational venue as they continue their quest for learning how everything works.

Valentine Richmond Historical Center

Valentine Richmond Historical Center

1015 E Clay St
Richmond, VA 23219   Directions

(804) 649-0711


It's difficult to accurately encapsulate the depth and breadth of Richmond's historical richness. The Valentine Richmond Historical Center rises to the challenge by doing an impressive job of presenting several of the city's historical moments and notable accomplishments through its exhibits. Richmond's social, artistic and architectural history are all represented in this fine museum.

Virginia Holocaust Museum

Virginia Holocaust Museum

2000 E Cary St
Richmond, VA 23223   Directions

(804) 257-5400


The Virginia Holocaust Museum does an impressive job of presenting one of the most harrowing events in our history. It dramatically documents the horror of the many Jews who lost their lives in the Holocaust. The facility tells the story from several vantage points, focusing on how the Holocaust reshaped the lives of many Jews. The museum also highlights the stories of Virginia survivors and that makes up what is perhaps the venue's most emotional exhibit.

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