The Valentine and its collection

The Valentine

The Valentine is a museum in Richmond, Virginia dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond's history. Founded by Mann S. Valentine II 1898, it was the first museum in Richmond. In the early 21st century, The Valentine offers rotating exhibitions, walking tours, programs, special events, research opportunities and more as a way to engage, educate and challenge a diverse audience. The Valentine also includes the Wickham House , a National Historical Landmark .

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The Valentine
East Clay Street 1015
VA 23219 Richmond

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00

Holidays the Valentine is open – Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day
Holidays the Valentine is closed – Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day


Seniors (55 and over), groups of 10 or more$8.00
Valentine Members, children under 18, students with ID, military personnelFree
Valentine Members, children under 18, students with ID, military personnelFree


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Location & Map

East Clay Street 1015, Richmond

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