At the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia learn about and celebrate African American history. Through documents, artifacts, pictures, and audio, the Museum preserves black history in Virginia.
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Branch Museum of Architecture and Design’s purpose is to inspire our visitors to discover their role in advancing design for the public good — design that creates connections, improves lives and strengthens communities.
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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation leads the efforts to save the bay through environmental advocacy, education, science, policy, litigation, and restoration.
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The Children’s Museum of Richmond offers interactive exhibits such as an afternoon in the Art Studio, story time, and quality SOL-based field trip about simple machines or a big hug from Seymour the Friendly Dinosaur.
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At the Edgar Allan Poe Museum, visitors will learn about the life of this American poet through exhibits and artifacts. It has the largest collection of Poe memorabilia in the world.
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The Elegba Folklore Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.
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Explore early colonial history at the re-created 1611 Citie of Henricus located on the historic James River. This “living history” museum has 14 recreated colonial and Powhatan Indian structures and offers hands-on encounters with historical interpreters.
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Hickory Ridge Farm, on 18 acres, visitors can pick-your-own year round. 3 acres of strawberries in May, Summer produce from June-August, and pumpkins in the Fall.
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Visit over 500 acres of farmland at Historic Greenbrier Farms. Historic Greenbrier’s animal farm featured pigs, chickens, rabbits, ducks, goats, and more for feeding and petting. Take a nature themed tour, go on a Pony Ride, enjoy a hayride and have fun at the obstacle courses and play area.
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Scotchtown is the home of Patrick Henry, patriot and orator of the American Revolution. Henry conceived his most influential revolutionary ideas at the home, including the ideas for his famous “Liberty or Death” speech.
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Experience the world of ballet with the Richmond Ballet’s Carpenter Theater or Studio Theater. Past and current performances include Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Echoing Past, and The Rite of Spring. Richmond Ballet also offers special youth performances in which younger learners can enjoy the ballet experience
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Explore the John Marshall House, home of Chief Justice John Marshall who was known as the “Greatest Man Never to be President.”
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