Arboretum, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Park
Agecroft Hall, an historic 15th century Tudor manor house, was dismantled and rebuilt in 1926 on 23 acres of gardens and grounds overlooking the James River.
Arboretum, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Park
Avoca, the principal architectural landmark of the Town of Altavista, is an American Queen Anne-style house, designed by architect J.M.B. Lewis and built in 1901. Designated a Virginia Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Avoca is the home site of Revolutionary Patriot Colonel Charles Lynch.
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Nature Centers, Park, Science, University
The only arboretum and botanical gardens located on a Virginia state university. Beauty awaits visitors to botanical gardens found within the EJC Arboretum. Included in 16 exhibit gardens along over 3 miles of trails through 125 acres of mature Oak-Hickory Forrest, are rare and unusual, or geographically specific species protected at the arboretum. See a shale barren rich with white-haired feather flower, spike moss, hairy lipped fern, and shining sumac. Browse the bog garden.
Chase City, Virginia
Arboretum, Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Historic House
The gardens consist of a 5-acre organically maintained arboretum, herb, wildflower, and rose gardens, imported fountains and statuary. The museum houses an extensive permanent Native American artifact exhibit and rotating art shows.
Aquarium, Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
A Gilded Age Estate in Richmond, Virginia
. Maymont House Museum
. 100-acre Estate & Park
. Italian & Japanese Gardens
. Carriage Collection
. Nature Center
. Wildlife Exhibits
. Children's Farm
Step through the gates of Maymont and enter a world of timeless elegance and natural beauty. From 1893 to 1925, it was the home of railroad magnate James Dooley and his wife Sallie.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
Mill Mountain is a 3.5-acre zoo, exhibiting over 55 species of mammals, birds and reptiles including: Siberian Tiger, Snow Leopard, Red Pandas, Japanese Macaques, bald eagle and much more. Special events and educational programs year round, picnicking, wildflower garden, café, Zoochoo train buses seasonal. AZA accredited
Newport News, Virginia
Aquarium, Arboretum, Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Children's, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Planetarium, Science, Zoo
View endangered red wolves. Get up close to a loggerhead turtle and moon jellies. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors. Touch live spider crabs and fossilized dinosaur tracks. It’s all at the Virginia Living Museum, Newport News, where living exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea