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The Valentine - Richmond History Tours

1015 E Clay St, Richmond, VA 23219-1527
+1 804-649-0711
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Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour

What a great way to learn about history of Richmond! The tour guide is extremely knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen B
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Richmond, United States
Very accomodating

I visited while using a walker and boot and they loaned me a wheelchair. Everything was handicap... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yvonne L
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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 with our expert guides. Daily and weekend tours available, private groups welcome.
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1015 E Clay St, Richmond, VA 23219-1527
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Liz R, Director of Public Programming at The Valentine - Richmond History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Liz R, Director of Public Programs at The Valentine - Richmond History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Liz R, Director of Public Programs at The Valentine - Richmond History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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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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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Sandy was our guide and really enjoyed the tour. It was an amazing way to look back into history. Sandy is a retired history teacher from the Richmond area so she was able to personalize the experience for us. It was the highlight of our...More

Thank Denise G
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The Valentine Museum and House were wonderful! The tour guide, Mackenzie (along with Ashleigh), did an excellent job! One of the best tours of a historic landmark I’ve ever been on. So knowledgeable and thoughtful! I enjoyed the exhibits, gift shop, and the grounds. Had...More

Thank lfedde
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

What a great tour! Full of beautiful views of the city and Virginia history. I will definitely do this tour again. Wear comfortable shoes and enjoy the walk!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Because we live in the area we've been to Hollywood Cemetery several times. But we discovered that it takes the walking tour to learn that there is much more to it than meets the eye. Tour guide Kathy Whittington has apparently been doing these tours...More

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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
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Our tours are listed on our website's calendar. You can also call our front desk and they can review the schedule with you.
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