Step back in time and explore the Story of Virginia
Get closer to your history.
Explore The Story of Virginia
EXPERIENCE 16,000 years of history in 2 hours FREE to visit OPEN Mon-Sun 10-5
This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, and digital and hands-on interactives.