We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220
+1 804-340-1400
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Richmond's City Center Bike Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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."
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220
+1 804-340-1400
Write a Review
Reviews (2,256)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 2,229 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

For a smaller city the Virginia museum of fine arts was one of the highlights of our trip. Very well laid out with a variety of art pieces and exhibits to appeal to every taste.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 2 days ago

The family and I have been here a few times. Always a wonderful experience. A must visit in Richmond.

Thank moonke
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the number one place to see in Richmond according to Trip Advisor. Entrance us free and well worth the time. There is a great selection of art to please everyone. We were there for several hours and wish we could come back.

Thank robertlK1561OZ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent exhibit! Even my 8 year old grandson more than tolerated it. I also took him to some of the permanent exhibits that I know and love.

Thank Katrinka703
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited a few times and love this museum. The general exhibits are free and special exhibits require tickets. The staff here is very friendly and helpful. The amount of amazing art you can see makes this a place to visit over and over...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The VMFA is just a wonderful place to go spend an afternoon perusing many works of fine art. The galleries are plenty and amazing. The range in types of artwork is so varied it is hard to describe. My favorites were a collection of equestrian...More

Thank CapnSteve
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely go to this museum, it is wonderful! The exhibits are amazing, I was pleasantly surprised to see the big Fabrege exhibit. Take your time and spend the day.They have lovely stoires and a nice small cafe there. A must for anyone who loves fine...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Always fascinating special exhibits to augment the permanent display. Yves St. Laurent exhibit through August should not be missed.

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Before traveling to Richmond, I had not heard of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. We were staying in a nearby bed and breakfast, and the woman who ran it highly recommended seeing it. I'm glad I took her advice. There are many interesting sculptures...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a friend recently. It was my first time at the museum and was surprised by the size and scope of the place. They had really good, interesting collections. The place is huge and feels like a community hub. As we were going in,...More

Thank Angelica R
Nearby Restaurants
Amuse Restaurant VMFA
212 reviews
.02 km away
Spoonbread Bistro
50 reviews
.43 km away
44 reviews
.05 km away
Best Cafe VMFA
55 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Monument Avenue
694 reviews
.58 km away
938 reviews
.68 km away
Science Museum of Virginia
328 reviews
.97 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from singersus | Reviewed this property |
Entrance is free 365 days a year unless you go to a special exhibition. You can park on the street or the parking garage is $5 (free for members).
7 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from jcs2470 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't realize we could receive/answer questions on this site. Sorry. But yes, they have an African art collection; check out their website for details.
6 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from swb_rva | Reviewed this property |
yes - not only does the vmfa sell wine in the amuse restaurant and best cafe, they have their own label.