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Virginia Historical Society

The Virginia Historical Society (VHS), headquartered in the Museum District in Richmond, is a history museum, research library, and educational facility all wrapped in one. The 184-year-old VHS features award-winning museum exhibitions about all kinds of Virginia-related topics. The Society is the only museum in the world with all of Virginia's history under one roof. The vast collections of the VHS includes 8 million manuscripts; 150,000 books; over 5,000 maps; 1,200 newspaper titles and 300 serials; more than 4,000 pieces of sheet music; more than 1,000 paintings; 200,000 photographs; and more than 25,000 museum objects including textiles, silver, furniture, weaponry, and more.

General
Student Performance Venue
General
  • Parking Fee Information: Free parking in lot
  • Hours (General Information): 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday
  • Parking:
    • Free
    • Motorcoach
  • Attraction Fee: Free
  • Handicapped Accessible:
  • Motorcoach Group Friendly:
  • Student Friendly:
Student Performance Venue
  • Are performances held indoors, outdoors or both?: Both
  • Maximum Number of Band Performers Standing: 10
  • Maximum Number of Band Performers Sitting: 15
  • Maximum Number of Choir Performers Sitting: 15
  • Maximum Number of Choir Performers Standing: 20
  • Audience Seating Capacity: 300
  • Days and Times Performances are Held: Performances are allowed Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Days are Times that are Best for Performances: Weekends
  • Do you offer A/V equipment?:
  • If so, what kind?: Offers all A/V services and equipment for a fee.
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Reception Capacity 600
  • Theatre Capacity 488
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Classroom Capacity 150
Halsey Lecture Room
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Classroom Capacity: 150
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 600
Robins Conference Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 24
  • Reception Capacity: 21
Robins Forum
  • Theater Capacity: 488
Weinstein Classroom
  • Theater Capacity: 68
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
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