For 150 years the Virginia Historical Society has been collecting portraits, manuscripts and artifacts. These include the ... More
Virginia Historical Society
For 150 years the Virginia Historical Society has been collecting portraits, manuscripts and artifacts. These include the largest collection of Confederate-made weapons in the world. Semi-permanent exhibits include "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience" and "The Seasons of the Confederacy."
Extensive collection and well planned displays. Detailed enough for the history buff, but with educational games and questions that are interesting for older elementary or middle school aged children. Focuses a lot on Richmond and could benefit from expanding to include more information on other parts of Virginia, but overall well worth a visit for residents and out-of-town visitors.
This dazzling movie palace was built in the early 20th century. Italian marble and elegantly painted murals fill the interior.
A balcony and theater boxes overlook the auditorium below and on Saturday evenings, a Wurlitzer organ, which once accompanied ...
"Let us have a bank that takes nickels and turns them into dollars." These were the words of Maggie Walker
in a speech to the Board of what is now the oldest surviving black operated bank in the United ...
A cornerstone remains from a German synagogue burned in the 1939 Kristalnacht and the Beth Ahaba Museum and Archive rests
upon it. In addition to this moving memorial, the museum features a collection of artifacts of Jewish life and ...
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