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

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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

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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Interactive History Programs

Investigate the past with these engaging adult programs based on the Valentine’s extensive collection of photographs and primary sources, available at our site or yours. These audiovisual presentations explore a variety of Richmond themes and stories using our exhibition galleries, artifacts and archival material from the collection.
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Speaker & Panel Events

These speaker and panel events engage audiences in an on-going dialogue about the region’s past and how that past can positively shape our collective future.
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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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