July is an exciting month for the Richmond Region. As Virginia enters the next phase of its reopening, many Richmond Region museums and attractions are once again welcoming guests. Safety is the top priority for all of our attractions, and they have implemented new policies and procedures in order to keep guests safe. Click here to view a joint statement from the Richmond Region’s cultural institutions detailing some of their new policies and procedures.
Visitors are also encouraged to “Know Before You Go.” Be sure to check websites and Facebook pages, or call attractions directly, for details regarding how to best prepare for your visit. As per COVID-19 guidelines, advanced reservations and ticket purchases with timed-entry are required at most attractions.
Agecroft Hall & Gardens has reopened its gardens and resumed timed house tours.
The American Civil War Museum at Tredegar is open Thursday-Monday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
The Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
The Branch Museum of Architecture & Design reopens to the public on July 17 with three new exhibitions.
Henricus Historical Park is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will open its doors to the public July 16.
Maymont’s outdoor parkland and gardens are open daily 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. The Robins Nature Center at Maymont reopened on July 2. The attraction has been closed since November 1 to complete renovations and enhancements. Themed “Run of the River,” the $2.3 million project highlights the remarkable ecology of the James River located along Maymont’s southern border in Richmond, and emphasizes the natural history of the area and environmental stewardship opportunities for the community.
The Valentine has reopened Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., with a new costume and textiles exhibit. The museum has taken pictures from the Voices from Richmond’s Hidden Epidemic and is displaying them on the windows of the Wickham House and other buildings.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts reopens to the public on July 4 with special exhibit Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities.
The Virginia Museum of History and Culture is open to the public daily, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
The Virginia Holocaust Museum is planning a series of re-openings in July.
The Wilton House Museum is open for self-guided tours.
The Institute for Contemporary Art will reopen on Friday, July 17. Tickets must be reserved online in advance and visitors are welcome to explore current exhibitions Provocations: Guadalupe Maravilla and The Otolith Group: Xenogenesis.