"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.


The Story of Virginia

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Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard, Richmond
Virginia 23220
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Monday-Saturday 10-5
Sunday 10–5 (Galleries and museum shop)
Admission free

Admission and visiting hours

  • FREE to visit museum and library
  • FREE parking on site
  • Our building is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers
  • Galleries and museum shop open daily: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Library open Monday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission to the library is free.
  • Virginia House open by appointment only
  • VHS closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day 
  • Library closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve Day


Our dedicated staff is available to help with your questions and research needs.
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School children of all ages explore Virginia's history during our guided programs.
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School Groups
Find something for the history lover in your life in the VHS Pusey Museum Shop.
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Pusey Museum Shop
Learn about the many tour options available to visiting groups.
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Group Tour