Have You Tried a Family-Friendly First Friday at VMHC?

On the first Friday of each month, the Virginia Museum of History and Culture will stay open later for this family-friendly event. Between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm, the museum will offer free admission to the galleries, specials in the Café, access to food trucks, live music, and family-centered activities.

The Commonwealth Explorers gallery offers a playful exploration specifically oriented toward VMHC’s youngest visitors and their companions, launching a connection to Virginia’s distinctive history and culture for years to come. Through designated stations as well as opportunities for free play, this hands-on, interactive exhibition uses a wide range of story-driven features for kids to see, touch, and experience Virginia’s past and present. 

  • First Friday of every month from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Free after-hours admission to the museum
  • $2 off wine and beer in the Museum Café, plus specialty mocktails for adults and kids
  • Access to food trucks, live music, and family-friendly activities

Free, no registration required.