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Museum District

Address: Between Boulevard and 195, Richmond, VA 23221-0186
Phone Number: 804 257 9622
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Ranked #50 of 87 Attractions in Richmond
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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Richmond, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Museum District of Richmond runs from the Boulevard (both sides) west to I-195, roughly eight blocks. And, in a north-south direction, it extends from West Broad Street south to Ellwood Avenue (both sides), roughly 10-12 blocks. It is named for the fact that there are two outstanding museums within its borders: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

From the children's Museum to the Science Museum, including the Historical society and the gem: the Art Museum, you can miss this rea of town.

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Richmond, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Richmond is a city of neighborhoods, one more charming than the next, and all of them worth exploring. I like the Museum district because of the homes and restaurants and small shops in the area, and because I love the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the VA History Museum and the many others within walking distance

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Boston, MA
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

The Museum District is the neighborhood of Richmond located to the west of the Fan. It's sometimes referred to as the "upper Fan" in fact. Though there are old farmhouses mixed in, and Mansions to the North on Monument Avenue, the neighborhood is primarily composed of single family houses, townhouses, and apartment buildings from the 1920s and 1930s. It is... More 

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Richmond, VA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

beautiful old homes, interesting buildings, great museums

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