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.
Choose from Four Options
- $10 for a Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery walking tour for two (up to a $20 value)
- $20 for a Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery walking tour for five (up to a $50 value)
- $10 for any Richmond History tour for two (up to a $20 value)
- $20 for any Richmond History tour for five (up to a $50 value)
Guides well-versed in local lore lead the Valentine Richmond History Center’s Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery walking tour, which explores the cemetery’s rich history and culture on foot. Visitors can listen to facts about the cemetery’s artwork and symbolism and pass the current stomping grounds of notable residents, including two US presidents. Other walking tours explore historic residences along Monument Avenue, a restored movie palace in Carytown, or a group of four downtown churches, each with its own distinct story to tell. See the full schedule here.
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.