• Plan a Visit!

  • Thursdays thru Saturdays: 10 AM - 5 PM*

    *Visitors should arrive before 3:30 pm to enjoy the complete museum experience.



    Adults: $10

    Seniors/Students w/ID: $8

    Children 4-12: $6

    Children under 4: Free

    Military Discount: 10%

    To purchase tickets in advance, click here >>


    To schedule guided group tours, contact Mary Lauderdale, mclauderdale@blackhistorymuseum.org, (804) 780-9093.



    122 West Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23220


  • Museum Highlights

    • Black History Timeline

    • Emancipation

    • Reconstruction

    • Jim Crow

    • Desegregation

    • Civil Rights

    • Massive Resistance

    • Richmond 34

Effective Immediately

BHMVA is committed to maintaining a healthy and safe environment. In keeping with the latest recommendations from the CDC and VDH,
the BMHVAvisitor policy regarding COVID – 19 and its variants has been updated as follows:

All visitors 5 and over must show proof they are fully vaccinated* and a photo ID if applicable.

Masks are required for all visitors over the age of 2. 

Please continue social distance.

Staff is fully vaccinated and will wear masks.

Please wear a vinyl glove when touching the screens.

Visitor Hours

Thursday – Saturday
10 am – 5 pm

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