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- About the Area
Connect with the colorful legends and lore of the Historic Richmond Region, where echoes of the past blend vividly into the present. Pay tribute to Virginia's early colonial days and Civil War legacy at inspiring, interactive historical attractions. Stroll through the eclectic River District, where trendy eateries occupy century-old warehouses. Or stop by the Edgar Allan Poe Museum to see how the mysterious writer spent his time in Richmond.
Science Museum of Virginia
You'll experience ‘hands-on exhibits' teaching ‘children of all ages' the principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Museum is housed in an architecturally significant Neoclassical building which once served as one of Richmond's train stations.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
A world-renowned museum housing a permanent collection of 23,000 pieces that range from Art Nouveau and Art Deco curios to ancient Egyptian sculpture and European paintings by Klee, Picasso, Modigliano and Matisse.
Fall in love with the Richmond Region's family-friendly tours and excursions. From ghost walks and river cruises to Segway tours, you can choose from a host of adventures.
Experience the Region's fun, exciting museums and attractions. Discover everything from historic homes to Revolutionary War and Civil War sites.
Unique Shopping and Mall Mania
Enjoy the "Mile of Style" in Carytown, an area bustling with one-of-a-kind shops and local dining options. Suburbia offers open-air shopping at two major malls. Short Pump Town Center has 140 premier shops and restaurants including Nordstrom, Pottery Barn, Urban Outfitters, Crate & Barrel and H&M. Stony Point Fashion Park boasts 85 upscale stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.