The Virginia Aviation Museum carries a variety of vintage aircraft. Some of the aircraft on display are replica's of the Wright brothers' gliders, a WWI SPAD VII and a SR-71 Blackbird. Visitors can also view films and lectures in the Benn Theater.
The Museum and White House of Confederacy is considered to be one of the finest Civil War museums in America. It contains numerous exhibits which display a large collection of military, political and domestic artifacts that are associated with the period of the Confederacy (1861-1865).
Step back in time and see Richmond as Edgar Allan Poe saw it. This museum, opened in 1922, is a tribute to the great writer Edgar Allan Poe. It documents his life through pictures and verse and is located just block from his first Virginian home.
Agecroft Hall, located near the banks of James River, was actually built in Lancashire, England in the late 15th century but it was sold and moved to Virginia in 1925. Tours are given daily of this historic house including a slide show of its original setting in England.
Dedicated to preserving the area's past, the Valentine Richmond History Center features a number of exhibits and displays to educate and entertain.
There are over 15,000 civil war and confederacy artifacts contained in this museum making it the most comprehensive collection of its kind. General Robert E. Lee's sword and J.E.B Stuart's famous plumed hat are just some of the things that can be found on display. The Chicago Tribune states that it is "perhaps the finest Civil War museum in the country".
The Fed Experience is a free exhibit is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm, but is closed on federal holidays. This free educational exhibit is provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and showcases simulations and interactions that take visitors on a journey that explores the powers of ones decisions on their quality of life, the impact of their choices on the economy over time and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy.
Founded in 1981, the Black History Museum and Cultural Center has been striving to commemorate the accomplishments of blacks through their visual, oral and written works.
Opened in 1977, this museum is dedicated to the preservation and collection of Richmond's Jewish history. Exhibits change regularly and admission is $3.
This museum features a diverse collection of original art from around the world from different time periods. Whether it's painting, sculptures, furniture, or silk-screening that you like, there is something here for everyone. The museum is always featuring new exhibits and adding pieces to their regular exhibit. Admission is free for most exhibits, but there is a suggested donation of $5.