Valentine Richmond History Center

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Guides stroll through the city on various tour types, shedding light on cemeteries, ports, churches & historical figures

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Promotional value expires Nov 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for bus tours, director's tours, history hounds, or holiday glitter. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Walking tours explore intriguing surroundings at a leisurely pace, much like a photography class held in a thick bog of quicksand. Let it all sink in with this Groupon.

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  • $10 for two tickets to any walking tour (up to a $20 value)
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Guides well versed in local lore lead the Valentine Richmond History Center’s walking tours, which explore the city’s rich history and culture on foot. With many tour types to choose from, groups can traverse the port of Manchester, drink in the affluence of Monroe Ward, or spy on Hollywood Cemetery’s most notable residents including two U.S. presidents.

The Valentine

Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, The Valentine has inspired visitors to explore Virginia's yesteryears for more than a century, employing exhibitions, tours, research, special events, and educational programs. More than 1.7 million household items, industrial artifacts, and pieces of artwork adorn permanent and changing exhibitions to expound on past lifestyles. Guests enjoy entry to the Wickham House, a National Historic Landmark peppered with artifacts from its prominent former inhabitants. The renovated Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio details Valentine's artistic maturation and evolution beyond macaroni portraits by displaying his original works and tools. The museum also invites budding scholars to survey the historic Court End neighborhood as they exhaustively research Richmond's 400-year-old history and determine whether the city was settled by aliens. In addition to this, The Valentine offers a myriad of tours, which can be enjoyed by foot, bus, or with a favorite dog.

Customer Reviews

A nice educational and artisitc museum set in a historic home. The admission included a tour of the homestead set in period. A good 2-3 hours spent.
Clifford P. · November 28, 2016
Our tour guide was phenomenal with just the right amount of information mixed with humor and answered all our questions! She was even very accommodating with a physically handicapped family member! We learned a lot that day! The bldg was very clean and well preserved history- very interesting! We enjoyed our visit!
Debbie S. · September 7, 2016
The tour guide was AWSOME. He knew everything
Carol G. · August 21, 2016
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    1015 E Clay St

    Richmond, VA 23219

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