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Highlight of Richmond!!

Plenty to see and do in this area. The Museum of Fine Arts was the only museum we had time to see... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
rduinc
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Charming urban ambience

The Museum District has a top-drawer attraction in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts which alone... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2016
MaizeBlueVA
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Jan 26, 2018
“Highlight of Richmond!!”
May 2, 2016
“Charming urban ambience”
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Plenty to see and do in this area. The Museum of Fine Arts was the only museum we had time to see and it was world class. There are several other museums within walking distance and all of this is surrounded by some of the...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2016

The Museum District has a top-drawer attraction in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts which alone merits a trip to Richmond but there is more. VMFA is an excellent museum in a building which is architecturally distinctive. Both the art and the architecture are a...More

2  Thank MaizeBlueVA
Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a great area to explorwe on foot or even better by car. The beautiful houses on either side of the street punctuated by verious must see museums make this a great place to spend sa morning or afternoon.

1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed January 13, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is world class. The Virginia Historical Society and the Battle Abby are fascinating. And they are all located in a unique part of Richmond known as the Museum District where distinct architecture from the 1920's can be seen in...More

2  Thank Rob R
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I love this area because of their proximity to Carytown, and the museum (obviously), but it's a great neighborhood. I don't live here, but it's a treat to always visit because there are restaurants hidden away for people to discover, and I've never been disappointed...More

1  Thank 1Souci
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum district in Richmond, Virginia can be a scary place at night. Several people have been mugged and/ or robberies in that area. It is in the inner city with transient people all around from every walk of life. During the day hours, it...More

5  Thank Genovie T
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Being in Richmond, VA is like stepping into a page of an American history book. Its a town figured prominently in the civil war chapter of our nation's past Richmond was, in fact the seat of the South's confederacy and its White House museum is...More

2  Thank camnowik98
Reviewed January 31, 2015

My husband and I actually lived in the Museum District for a year and a half. Its a beautiful place to live. Lots of trees, a few hidden gems (Chiocca's Sandwich Shop, Black Hand Coffee, Bandito's), the Art Museum is fantastic, Historical Society is great....More

2  Thank Lauren D
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...More

3  Thank urbanguy
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.

2  Thank Gladys B
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