Heritage / History

Natural History Museum

On Display

Been there, done that? Take another look. Virginia's museums offer amazing rotating exhibits in addition to stunning permanent pieces. Read more...

CW Tulips Reenactors

Colonial Williamsburg

Sights and Sounds of the 18th Century

Experience life as it was in our nation's yesterdays. Explore original buildings, homes, and shops reconstructed on 301 acres. Read more...

Search Events
City
Click here for more search options.
Close x

Narrow Search By:

Region
Locality
City
View a Map of Virginia's Regions

Categories

x

Virginia's Regions

Shenandoah Valley Central Hampton Roads Chesapeake Bay Southern Blue Ridge Highlands Heart of Appalachia Northern Virginia Eastern Shore
Virginia
Click an area to select a region of Virginia
Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map Virginia Map
  • list view iconList View
  • grid view iconGrid View
  • map view iconMap View
  • map view iconBy Alpha
Record 1-18 of 47
%  0-9  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z    See All
Search Narrowed by: Heritage / History
Show more info

A Passion For Nature at Maymont

Venue: Maymont Date: 08/26/2015 - 09/07/2015 Location: Richmond

Take a look at the bountiful representations of flora and fauna, from lilies and dragonflies adorning Art Nouveau objects to realistic&nb... More Info

Show more info

Coffee: The World in Your Cup Exhibition

Venue: The Mariners' ... Date: 02/21/2015 - 09/07/2015 Location: Newport News

From the plant to your mug, explore the world's most popular beverage shipped by sea. Guests can see the evolution of coffee, from its origins in E... More Info

Show more info

Humpback Whales at the Dome

Venue: Science Museum of ... Date: 08/31/2015 - 09/07/2015 Location: Richmond

Embark on an amazing adventure into the hidden world of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammal, the humpback whale. Join a team o... More Info

Show more info

Spy Ship: Code Breakers

Venue: Battleship Wisconsin Date: 06/15/2015 - 09/07/2015 Location: Norfolk

Experience this summer’s popular interactive espionage game that has participants exploring the on the Battleship Wisconsin, breaking codes a... More Info

Show more info
Captain Jack

Spotlight Exhibition: Julius Melchers’ Captain ...

Venue: Gari Melchers Home ... Date: 09/12/2015 and 01/03/2016 Location: Falmouth
Captain Jack

Spotlight Exhibition: Julius Melchers’ Captain Jack September 12, 2015-January 3, 2016 For the first time at Belmont, one of th... More Info

Show more info

Ker Art Festival and Maritime Exhibit

Venue: Ker Place Date: 10/16/2015 and 10/17/2015 Location: Onancock

Preview Reception: Friday, October 16: 5:00 - 7:00 PMGeneral Admission: Saturday, October 17: 10:00 - 5:00 PM Celebrate the arts... More Info

Show more info
Silver in Virginia

Silver in Virginia

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 08/01/2015 - 08/01/2025 Location: Richmond
Silver in Virginia

This exhibition features more than 100 pieces of Virginia silver dating from 1770 to 1870 and representing more than twenty localities. Admission t... More Info

Show more info
The Story of Virginia, an American Experience

The Story of Virginia, an American Experience

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 08/01/2015 - 08/01/2025 Location: Richmond
The Story of Virginia, an American Experience

This 10,500-square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia History and features more than 500 original artifacts, supplemented with ima... More Info

Show more info
Autumn Mural

The Memorial Military Murals by Charles Hoffbauer

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 05/07/2015 - 05/07/2025 Location: Richmond
Autumn Mural

Painted between 1913 and 1920 by french artist Charles Hoffbauer, The Memorial Military Murals represent one of the few large-scale pieces of Civil... More Info

Show more info

The Crossing of the Dan Exhibit

Venue: The Prizery Date: 08/01/2013 - 08/31/2020 Location: South Boston

This permanent, interpretive exhibit of the Crossing of the Dan River during the Revolutionary War is housed on the top floor of The Prizery which ... More Info

Show more info
Partisans Among Playmates

Partisans Among Playmates: American Childhood and ...

Venue: Manassas Museum Date: 08/07/2015 - 11/15/2015 Location: Manassas
Partisans Among Playmates

Children may not have taken up arms during the Civil War, but they expressed their support for either Union or Confederate causes in the books they... More Info

Show more info
Robert King Carter

A Virginia Dynasty: The Carter Family of Northern ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 08/15/2015 - 12/31/2015 Location: Manassas
Robert King Carter

The Carter family was like royalty in Virginia. Beginning in the 17th century, the family amassed land and political power, and Carter family membe... More Info

Show more info
Appomattox Courthouse

The Civil War in Virginia, Surviving War, The ...

Venue: The Museum of the ... Date: 03/14/2015 - 09/13/2015 Location: Appomattox
Appomattox Courthouse

The experience of the Virginia home front is emphasized in An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia - Surviving War. Traveling ... More Info

Show more info
Appomattox Courthouse

The Civil War in Virginia, Waging War, Museum of ...

Venue: The Museum of the ... Date: 03/14/2015 - 09/13/2015 Location: Appomattox
Appomattox Courthouse

The experience of the Virginia battlefront is emphasized in An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia - Waging War. Traveli... More Info

Show more info

Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape ...

Venue: George Washington's ... Date: 02/22/2014 - 01/10/2016 Location: Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon invites visitors to explore George Washington’s design for the grounds of his estate, highlighting the first president’s ... More Info

Show more info

Everybody Loves Mrs. Madison: Dolley Madison in ...

Venue: James Madison's ... Date: 01/17/2015 - 01/03/2016 Location: Montpelier Station

This new Grills Gallery exhibit illuminates the iconic Dolley Madison, the original presidential spouse to be called "First Lady," through her pers... More Info

Show more info

"Question Bridge: Black Males," Video Art ...

Venue: Maier Museum of Art ... Date: 07/10/2015 - 10/10/2015 Location: Lynchburg

Question Bridge: Black Males is a documentary-styled video art installation launched in 2012 featuring Black men of all a... More Info

Show more info

Experience The James: Lynchburg's Pathway to the ...

Venue: Lynchburg Museum at ... Date: 06/06/2014 - 12/31/2015 Location: Lynchburg

The exhibit will occupy much of the Museum's gallery space and tie in with existing exhibits which already have river-related themes. Objects on di... More Info

  • Virginia Music

    Virginia is for Music Lovers
  • Virginia Shop

     

    2015 Travel guide

    2015 Virginia Travel Guide

    Order your Free Virginia Travel Guide.

    Order now button


  • Travel Updates

    What's going on around Virginia? Subscribe to the Virginia eNews.

    Subscribe