2015 Community ConversationsHoliday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark Walking ToursThis is Richmond, VirginiaInteractive History ProgramsRediscover RichmondThe 1812 John Wickham House

2015 Community Conversations

The Valentine collaborates with Richmond Magazine, TMI Consulting Inc. and HOME to present this year's Community Conversations series, conceived to engage the community in a dialogue about the region’s past and how that past can positively shape our collective future. Join us for the 2015 series of discussions and tours!

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Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark Walking Tours

Experience Monument Avenue in its holiday finery on this walking tour of Richmond's most famous street. This tour is offered on both December 26 & 27.

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This is Richmond, Virginia

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Interactive History Programs

The Valentine is more than objects behind glass. We offer a variety of interactive and educational programming and tours for people of all ages.

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Rediscover Richmond

The Valentine has thousands of two-dimensional items related to the history of Richmond. The Collection is divided into four sections: Books and Manuscripts, Ephemera, Prints and Photographs.

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The 1812 John Wickham House

The 1812 John Wickham House is a spectacular example of 19th century Federal architecture and displays some of the country's finest examples of interior decorative painting.

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Collections

Collections

The largest and finest collection of primary source material for researching and interpreting the history of Richmond.

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The Valentine has been collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond, Virginia's stories for more than a century. Located in the heart of historic downtown, the Valentine is a place for residents and tourists to discover the diverse stories that tell the history of this important region.

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Blog

Check out our blog for updates and a behind the scenes look into our collection and what's happening at the museum.  Don't forget to interact with us via social media as well!

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Take a Tour!

Walking Tours

Richmond History Tours offer more than 340 opportunities to tour Richmond on foot, by bus or with your dog. Led by master guides, these tours are the best way to experience the city’s past, present and future.

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