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Experience the nation’s most popular toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life.

Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s

Traveling Exhibitions

Traveling exhibitions are Virginia Historical Society exhibitions located at other venues.  These exhibitions are not on display at the Virginia Historical Society. The VHS is currently booking venues for Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden and Washington: The Myths and the Man. Any interested museums should contact Rebecca A. Rose, Registrar, with a facility report at rrose@vahistorical.org or 804.342.9679.

This traveling exhibition features eyewitness accounts and images by Union soldier Robert Knox Sneden (1832–1918).
Find out more about Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden
Rebel Prison in Savannah, Ga., 1864
Washington: The Myths and the Man is a touring exhibition organized by the Virginia Historical Society, traveling to venues beginning in late 2017.
Find out more about Washington: The Myths and the Man
Washington: The Myths and the Man