From walking tours to community conversations and interactive history programs, the Valentine offers numerous ways to explore Richmond’s diverse history. We hope you’ll join us! 

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Controversy/History Series

This new take on our long-running Community Conversations series explores contentious, present-day issues by comparing historic debates with modern data.
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Richmond History Tours

The best way to get to know Richmond is a Valentine tour! Our walking, bicycle and bus tours explore Richmond’s history and its diverse neighborhoods. Daily, private and custom tours available.
Explore Richmond History Tours

Interactive History Programs

Investigate the past with these engaging adult programs based on the Valentine’s extensive collection of photographs and primary sources.
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Group Visits to the Valentine

Enjoy a private tour of the 1812 John Wickham House and explore our exhibitions! Reservations are required for groups of 10 or larger. Lunch options available!
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College Programs & Internships

The Valentine offers a variety of educational programming and city tours for college professors and students. From internships to museum walking tours, we cover all aspects of Richmond history.
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