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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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VMFA Arts is a top comprehensive US art museum with more than 5,000 years of art from around the world. VMFA is open 365 days a year and general admission is always free. The Wall Street Journal recently stated that VMFA is now a "two day museum."
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200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being a Richmond native you don't realize how many great jewels are within the city. The VMFA is one of those gems. The art and exhibitions are exquisite every time we visit. The best party is the beautiful landscape that surrounds the building, which is...More

Thank Erica W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The VMFA is a treasure! The quality of its collections, both permanent and visiting, is exceptional. The museum itself is open, airy, and inviting. The restaurants are quite nice and they have a very nice museum store. It is conveniently located and has good parking....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of great art to see, but many of the pieces from the English and French sections won't be available until 2020..

Thank lagiant
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Richmond with a large group, visiting the VMFA was on our list. Even though we really did not have a great deal of time, we enjoyed our visit. Introduction by the highly informative staff on the history of the building...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful inside and out. Love that the regular stuff is free. They have jazz on thursday nights! Shonna loved the outside

Thank lwenzell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a museum with such large scope (Egyptian, Roman, Greek, Chinese, Pre-Columbian America, China, Korea, Japan.....), it is a well-curated and beautifully and lovingly designed museum. I am charmed that late 20 century (Rothko, etc) and ancient Rome are separated by 1 glass door. The...More

Thank ccMD2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a wedding reception at the museum, co we didn’t get a full picture of everything inside. What we could see was impressive with unique and beautiful pieces of art and sculpture. Want to return to see the rest.

Thank 2Dox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a recent summer Friday evening to view the Napoleon Exhibit. Was welcomed on the lawn by visitors enjoying cocktails, snacks and the summer evening - what a great way to activate the exterior hard and landscaped areas - well done. The Napoleon Exhibit...More

Thank djaungst66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a jewel. It has something for everyone, including beautiful grounds with remarkable sculptures and features. The art of Howardena Pindell is currently featured and is exhibited in an intimate manner that connected me to the art and the artist. There are many...More

Thank AgentSmithDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect, but this is a very good museum. Lost of paintings from names you know, and good explanations of the installations and paintings. I feel like they were really trying to make the art accessible for everyone. Great light, and...More

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21 February 2018|
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Response from R1GRO | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the open time. It should be posted on the web site. We had tickets during the week when they were not busy and they allowed us to go in early.
12 February 2018|
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Response from Norma F | Reviewed this property |
We were able to enter the exhibit 30 minutes before our set time so I doubt I would be a problem.
Stacy T
9 February 2018|
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Response from AMTour | Reviewed this property |
I would give it at least an hour. If you have a particular interest in the other items, such as the gold and other jewelry, household furnishing, etc., plan on longer.