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Room rentals and event services

Free outdoor parking and quick access to the interstate made the VHS a convenient location for my team to hold our annual meeting. We will be back next year!
Event planner, Richmond, Virginia

Host your next event at VHS. We are centrally located on the Boulevard in Richmond, with ample free parking and easy access from I-95 and I-64. From small and intimate to large and spacious, our historic building will be perfect for your event.

VHS offers flexible set-up times, A/V equipment, kitchen access for caterers, and our facility may be used for both day and evening events. The VHS has a number of chairs and tables available at no additional charge. 

Our rental spaces have been used for:

  • Corporate receptions
  • Special events, including weddings and receptions
  • Meetings
  • Retreats
  • Seminars
  • Symposium

Fees vary depending upon daytime operating hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) or after hours (5 p.m.-11 p.m.). The VHS tries to accommodate other non-profits by working within their budgets. 

Cynthia Bowles

Cynthia Bowles, Senior Officer for Travel and Events

How may I help you plan your next event? Are you interested in joining us on our next trip? Please contact me at 804.342.9676 or cbowles@vahistorical.org so I may answer any questions you may have about rental spaces, events, or trips.

Are you interested in having your next event at Virginia House?  Contact Tracy Bryan at tbryan@vahistorical.org or 804.353.4251.
This gallery space may be used as a reception area before entering the Halsey Family Lecture Hall for a program or a meal.
Find out more about Robert G. Cabell III and Maude Morgan Cabell Gallery
Robert G. Cabell III and Maude Morgan Cabell Gallery
This large, fixed-seat auditorium with wheelchair cut-outs is a perfect spot for larger meetings, concerts, and lectures.
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Robins Family Forum
A large, multi-purpose room, this space is ideal for an elegant seated dinner, a meeting, or a large reception.
Find out more about Halsey Family Lecture Hall
Halsey Family Lecture Hall
Virginia House is perfect for your small and intimate rental needs.
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