Attractions and Museums
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So, where are the undiscovered gems in this place? Well, they cover four counties, two cities and a cute little railroad town. Between the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, The Black History Museum and Cultural Center, The Valentine and the Science Museum of Virginia, the museum scene here will blow your mind. We’ve got a huge outdoor culture here, with the James River Park system, Belle Isle, kayaking on the James and biking on the Virginia Capital Trail. Historic markers are everywhere. The church where Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty or give me death.” The streets where Jefferson, Lincoln and Poe walked. The spot where Christopher Newport landed in 1607. Henricus, where Pocahontas lived. This place is packed with stories. And restaurants. And bars. And botanical gardens…and…okay, just scroll down and get started.