Find Museums in Virginia
There are around 400 museums in Virginia. This is about one third of all the tourist places listed in this state. Top cities in Virginia with popular museums are Richmond, Virginia Beach, Chantilly, Norfolk and Jamestown. The major types of museums listed here are history museums and science museums. Then there is also arts museums listed in Virginia. You may find a list of all categories of Virginia attractions on this page to choose from.
Virginia is not only home to several waterfalls, gorges, national and state parks and other natural places, it also has a long list of museums that are open for public viewing. Its museums are classified into different categories including history, military, art, automotive, archaeology, African-America, children’s, agriculture, railway and many more.
When it comes to museums in Virginia, among the first ones that come to mind include the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Museum of Natural History, Virginia Living Museum, Science Museum of Virginia, Virginia Historical Society, Virginia Museum of Transportation, Virginia War Museum, American Civil War Museum and Children’s Museum of Virginia, among many others.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum in Richmond which opened in 1934 and displays around 22,000 art works. The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville is the natural history museum in the state which was founded back in 1984.
Top 10 Museums in Virginia
Visit the top museums in Virginia. Click on a museum bellow to find the detailed information.
- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly
- Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Virginia Beach
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
- Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond
- Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk
- The American Civil War Museum- White House and Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond
- Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach
- Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center, Jamestown
- The Edgar Allan Poe Museum, Richmond
- National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle
Find in Virginia
We have listed tourist places of Virginia in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all Virginia attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (14)
- Theme Parks (9)
- Water Parks (5)
- Nature Attractions (715)
- Parks (566)
- Lakes (9)
- Beaches (2)
- Waterfalls (20)
- Hiking Trails (2)
- Campgrounds (123)
- Museums (399)
- Arts Museums (93)
- History Museums (283)
- Natural History Museums (24)
- Science Museums (24)
- Zoo (13)
- Landmarks (34)