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The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

2501 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2618
+1 804-644-3041
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Elegant place for a wedding

We attended a wedding at the branch museum and was very impressed as its location for a special... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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Definitely call before going.

After, having read the reviews on Trip Advisor I stopped by on my first Saturday off at around... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
juliet b
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The Branch elevates awareness of the transformative power of architecture and design. Explore the power and importance of design through exhibitions, educational programs, and tours. Housed in a 1919 27,000-square-foot landmark Tudor-revival mansion designed by John Russell Pope.
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  • Average21%
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2501 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2618
+1 804-644-3041
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We attended a wedding at the branch museum and was very impressed as its location for a special event. The staff seemed to be helpful and made sure everything ran smoothly. The space itself has high ceilings and extremely interesting architectural features in every room....More

Thank RiceWP
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

After, having read the reviews on Trip Advisor I stopped by on my first Saturday off at around 3:16pm hoping that I could go inside for a tour. I was excited because the building from the outside looked absolutely amazing. However, there were no doors...More

2  Thank juliet b
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The Tudor style house is worth a visit. But it is a pity that you can only see one Floor of the building. There is an interesting exhibition on the house and the neighbourhood in Monument street.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The Branch House, home of this group, is one of the most fascinating houses in Virginia. I recommend visiting to see the house itself. The VCA has regular exhibits as well, and the house's scale and size can accommodate almost all exhibits of interest to...More

Thank Yorkriver
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Housed in the Branch House, this museum is more an homage to its location than to architecture. The Branch House has been home to many different eclectic tenants before being taken over by the museum. It is a beautiful building but I wouldn't exoect to...More

Thank LizY121
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Not much here but a lot of photographs showing award winning architectural projects in Virginia and outside. Building itself is also interesting and worth a quick look

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 22 October 2015

my lawyer works in this building the history of it and three other exact locations of the same building around the world. This house was used to hide booze during prohibition.

1  Thank svencat
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Fantastic building. Garden is venue for a family wedding and couldn't be nicer. Meusem is worth the visit also.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I took a 90 minute Talk and Tour which was just wonderful. One needs to register beforehand as space is limited. On this tour one gets to see parts of the house that are not open to the usual visitor. Up on the roof we...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The center often has exhibitions and offers guided tours of the building. Very unique and uncrowded place to go.

Thank mbh-travels
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