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The Valentine - Richmond History Tours

Opens in 18 min: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Valentine - Richmond History Tours
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Discover Richmond Stories with the Valentine! Richmond History Tours explore the rich and diverse history of the city, including Hollywood Cemetery, Downtown, unique neighborhoods and the riverfront. Discover Richmond Stories on foot, bike or bus...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1015 E Clay St, Richmond, VA 23219-1527
+1 804-649-0711
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our most recent visit with friends, they took us on the Hollywood Cemetery walking tour conducted by The Valentine. We were a small group on a weekday morning, and although chilly it soon warmed up. Sun was out so it was a nice day...More

Thank Travelerreluctant
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I went on the Hollywood Cemetery Tour and our tour leader, Kathy W., was incredible. I've been on tours, private and public, all across the world, and Kathy's tour was one of the best I've ever been on. Well-versed, engaging, and focused, Kathy leads a...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Richmond is a city with a rich history. This tour will inform you of the many twists and turns this city has experienced over the centuries. Of special interest is the Valentine House, a magnificent example of Classical Revival architecture. Take this tour if you...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were very excited to go on the From Monroe Ward to Jackson Ward Walking Tour, but it didn't take long to realize that this tour was going to be disappointing. Our guide, although nice and super knowledgeable, was just not a charismatic or very...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

What a great way to learn about history of Richmond! The tour guide is extremely knowledgeable and the grounds of the cemetery are fascinating and beautiful! Very scenic.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I visited while using a walker and boot and they loaned me a wheelchair. Everything was handicap accessible and the staff was so helpful. Tour was very good and exhibits were very interesting.

Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The Valentine's tours of the Richmond area are must does for visitors and residents (especially newcomers) alike. They cover all aspects of the region's fascinating history, neighborhoods, culture, etc. We were especially impressed by (and thankful for) a private tour they helped us arrange for...More

Thank Jerry S
Liz R, Director of Public Programming at The Valentine - Richmond History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback, Jerry! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed the tour. Happy anniversary!

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My mother was visiting so we took a tour with Jim of the city center. It was hot and a Tuesday, so we had a personal tour. He did a great job trying to keep us in the shade but also was fantastic providing a...More

Thank Sean H
Liz R, Director of Public Programs at The Valentine - Richmond History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for joining us for our City Center tour, Sean! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and hope you'll visit us at the Valentine soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve taken two tours lately with the Valentine and recently became a member. They are the best game in town for all things Richmond History. Do yourself a favor and find one and go! Even people fro Here (like me!) can learn a ton!

Thank Rebecca S
Liz R, Director of Public Programs at The Valentine - Richmond History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks for joining us, Rebecca! Hope to see you on another Valentine tour soon!

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Well worth the tour if you're interested in Richmond history, Civil War history or cemeteries in general. Beautiful landscaping in a botanical park setting designed for enjoying or designed for 'the living' as they say. Apparently end of April is peek bloom time. (Older kids...More

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Linda G
20 September 2016|
Response from Bob J | Reviewed this property |
We took a bust tour with the Valentine. Do a google for their page. I think. It was fabulous! I would not consider the advertised trolley tours as we did one and the seating was very uncomfortable, and the driver and tour... More
16 July 2015|
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Response from Eric S | Property representative |
Our tours are listed on our website's calendar. You can also call our front desk and they can review the schedule with you.