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3 Best Places To See in Richmond, VA

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VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220 DIRECTIONS

Since 1934

Here’s The Deal:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum located in Richmond, VA, which was opened in 1936. The museum has more than 5,000 years of art from around the world. It is owned and controlled by the Commonwealth of Virginia. At the same time, individual funds, endowments, and funds are used to support various features and all acquisitions of artwork and additional general support. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has split its encyclopedic collections into many large curatorial divisions, several of which relate to galleries. It is one of the seven museums selected internationally to show and exhibit one hundred and seventy-six paintings from the personal collection of Pablo Picasso. VMFA is open 365 days a year, and general admission is always free.

SPECIALTY:
Gallery, Amuse Restaurant, College, Teens, Adults, Audio Tours, Summer Camps, Cafe, Accessibility, Statewide, Rhythm of Art, Educational Programs, Displays, Collections, Exhibitions, Membership, Traveling Exhibits, Kids and Families Programs, Library, Tours, Educators, Gift Shop & Collections

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Wed,Thu & Fri: 10am - 9pm
Mon,Sat & Sun: 10am - 5pm

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MAYMONT

1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220 DIRECTIONS

Since 1925

Here’s The Deal:
Maymont is a 100-acre Victorian estate situated in Richmond, VA. It is an extraordinary gift given to them by James and Sallie Dooley, who lived here from 1893 to 1925. Attractions include the 33-room Maymont Mansion, Italian and Japanese gardens, The Robins Nature Center, Maymont Farm, wildlife exhibits, carriage collection, and arboretum. The very well-preserved Japanese Garden of Maymont includes the Koi pond and the waterfall. The agricultural animals that it retains in the Children's Garden, Maymont, are the permanent habitat of many species that are native to the Commonwealth. There is also a wildlife center on the grounds, which features numerous marine species found in and around Virginia, such as otters, alligators, and sharks.

SPECIALTY:
Garden Tours, Weekend Programs, Facility Rentals, Youth Programs, Fall Plant Sale, Family, Virtual Tour, Historic House, Gift Shop, Carriage Collection, Native Wildlife Exhibits, Birding at The Gardens, Formal Gardens, Wedding, Children's Farm & Annual Member Celebration

Price: The Robins Nature Center:
Ages(13-64): $8
Ages( 3-12 and 65+): $6

Discount: $25 discount on birthday party packages - 10% discount on Maymont souvenirs and merchandise at The Robins Nature Center for members View Coupon

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(Grounds & Gardens): Mon-Sun: 10am - 7pm
(wildlife habitats): Mon-Sun: 10am - 5pm

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SCIENCE MUSEUM OF VIRGINIA

2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220 DIRECTIONS

Since 1970

Here’s The Deal:
Science Museum of Virginia includes permanent, hands-on shows on health, creativity, and speed, to mention a few, and presents traveling displays from across the globe. Every year thousands of visitors enrich their lives through science in this museum. This 223,000-square-foot structure houses interactive displays on wellness, innovation, and physical sciences. It hosts hundreds of special events throughout the year, such as overnight adventures, talks, and summer camps. At 76 feet, The Dome Theater in 76 feet is Virginia's most enormous projection that offers visitors the best "you're there" view. The Science Museum of Virginia has plenty for interested visitors of all ages. The museum connects your daily life with science. Science Museum of Virginia offers free admission for children age two and under.

SPECIALTY:
Dining, Stores, School Tour, Exhibitions, Rental Facility, Audiences, Games, Educational Programs, Books, Workshops, Wedding, Collections, Special Events, Cooking Classes, Science Related Toys, Birthday Parties, Gift Shop, Conservation, Summer Camps & Field Trips

Price: Exhibit Tickets:
Adults (13-59): $15.50
Senior (60+): $13.50
Youth (6-12): $13.50
Preschool (3-5): $10

... More Prices Exhibit Tickets:
Adults (13-59): $15.50
Senior (60+): $13.50
Youth (6-12): $13.50
Preschool (3-5): $10
Exhibits + Dome Tickets:
Adults (13-59): $20.50
Senior (60+): $18.50
Youth (6-12): $18.50
Preschool (3-5): $15

Discount: The museum offers 10% discount for seniors (60+), members of the military, Virginia state employees and educators View Coupon

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Mon-Sun: 9:30am - 5pm

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