The founding of the Confederate soldiers home initiated the residential development of the area known today as the Museum District. Home to the Virginia Historical Society, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, schools, businesses, churches and residences, this area played an important role in the westward expansion of the city. Meet at the northeast corner of Grove Avenue and Sheppard Street.
$15 per person
$5 for History Center Members and children under 12
Cash or check, or purchase online at richmondhistorytours.com.
This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine Richmond History Center. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a trained master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city's rich past, present and future..
Admission Fee: $15 ($5 for History Center members and children under 12)
Last Updated: 3/5/2014 10:56 AM