Open Wednesday - Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM*

Open Time

WED - SAT: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday & Holidays: Closed

About Our Museum

The mission of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) is to provide, develop, and partner, in the creation of educational resources, services, and opportunities to promote and advance understanding of the history and culture of Black people and African Americans in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

We do this by telling the inspirational stories that are often untold and or forgotten. We present these stories in the full context of American history so that there is a greater understanding of our history, leading to a more diverse and inclusive society. 

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Plan A Visit


Adults: $10
Seniors/Students w/ID: $8
Children 4-12: $6
Children under 4: Free
Military Discount: 10%

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Faithe Norrell


122 West Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23220

Visitable Advocate Thru March 2025

News & Announcements

Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia Unveils March 2024 Exhibitions at Exclusive Media Preview  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 13, 2024 Contact: Andrea Wright, [email protected]     Richmond,...
Easter Parade: 3/31/2024
A Richmond Tradition Returns: Easter On Parade Will Be Held March 31, 2021  Green Front Furniture, Lantz...
 Proposed Demolition of Richmond Community Hospital 
March 2, 2023   BHMVA has released the following statement regarding VUU’s plans to demolish the...
Black World Series Book Launch at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, April 13, 2024, 4 - 6 pm
Richmond (VA) – Each April 15 since 2004, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day...
The Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia Receives 2024 Commonwealth History Fund Grant 
Richmond, VA – The Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) is delighted to announce...

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The Black History Museum& Cultural Center of Virginia, along with our partner The Valentine, are collecting anonymous feedback on Richmond’s monuments and public art to inform our exhibits, programming, and community engagement.

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