About Us

The Valentine has been collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond Stories for over a century. Located in the heart of historic downtown, the Valentine uses the complicated and nuanced history of this important region to challenge and inspire a diverse audience.

From bold exhibitions and innovative tours to special community events, fascinating school programs and research opportunities, the Valentine is committed to engaging with a broad audience in an ongoing dialogue about the significance and relevance of the city’s history.

Explore a list of our current exhibitions, public programs and tours, our robust collection, our public calendar and how to become a member.