The Valentine’s Hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays except major Monday holidays.

  • 1812 Wickham House Tours are given throughout the day from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday.
  • The Valentine Store, offering a wide array of books, toys and other items from Richmond artists and vendors, is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Archives and Collection Research are by appointment only.  For hours, fees and available services please visit our research page.
  • The Valentine First Freedom Center, located on the corner of South 14th & Cary Streets, Richmond, VA 23219, is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
  • Garnett’s at the Valentine (Café) serves lunch Monday – Friday   11:00 – 4:00.

Monday Holidays the Museum is Open to the Public

  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day

Holidays the Museum is Closed to the Public

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day


One-day admission to the Valentine exhibition galleries, the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio, and the 1812 Wickham House:

  • Adults: $10
  • Senior (55+): $8
  • Student with ID: $8
  • Military: FREE
  • Children (<18): FREE
  • Valentine Members: FREE

You also may be interested in visiting the Virginia State Capitol, which is open daily, is free to the public and is located two blocks from the Valentine.