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“The greatest gallery”

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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$41.34*
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Richmond's City Center Bike Tour
Ranked #1 of 180 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: VMFA Arts is a top comprehensive US art museum with more than 5,000 years of art from around the world. VMFA is open 365 days a year and general admission is always free. The Wall Street Journal recently stated that VMFA is now a "two day museum."
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed March 27, 2013

You will not be disappointed Richmond is so very lucky to have such a fantastic gallery . Much loved by the locals and supported . Like a New York gallery in the south . A gem to visit and return to again and again . Love the gift store so many great gifts enjoy !

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

We are vacationing in Williamsburg with teenagers and decided to make the (short) trek up to Richmond to see the VMFA. This is a phenomenal, beautiful museum with lots to offer including a delicious cafe overlooking the reflective pond. There are many interesting exhibits and "guards" in every room. On of these "guards" named Bob also happened to be extremely knowledgeable about all of the art and who it came from. I kept searching for Bob and he provided me with a wealth of information. Even 4 cranky teens loved the museum and found plenty to interest them. I highly recommend this museum. You will NOT be disappointed!

Thank kimbop324
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

I had been to the Museum several times, but the Chihuly exhibit truly was the best I've seen in years. Worth every penny. I also liked the fact the gift shop features local artists along with the usual things you find in an art museum gift shop.

Thank treble3
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

Faberge to French impressionists and American decorative arts to art from the Classic Age, this museum has it all. And free admission? It seems to good to be true. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Richmond, and now that we've been there, we would even travel to go back. Plan to spend at least half a day, but you could spend even more time. The sculpture garden is also lovely.

Thank ADDKET
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was a venue for out of state colleagues that attended a conference. They were greatly impressed. It was my second visit since the renovation and it was even better than the first.

Thank 262JenniferW
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