Visiting The Museum


Admission is free. However, to ensure that we can fulfill our mission, we suggest a $6 per person donation for those who can afford to do so.


Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday & Sunday:  11 AM – 5 PM


The museum is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

The VHM closes at 1:00pm the day before Thanksgiving.


The museum offers free off-street parking directly across from the Museum on Cary Street.

Age Appropriateness for Children

Due to the graphic nature of the subject matter, it is recommended that children be in at least 6th grade before visiting.


2000 East Cary Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223