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Best free family activities in Virginia

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Virginia's best free family activities

Summertime fun can add up quickly when you are on a family vacation. Between dining out, hotel stays, and costly activities, you may find yourself sweating your vacation savings. But, before you drain your bank account, check out some of Virginia's best FREE family activities. That's right, put your pocketbook away and relax. This one's on them.


Virginia Historical Society

Virginia's best free family activities

Experience the story of Virginia's history from prehistory to the present by way of the Virginia Historical Society. It features 13 exhibition galleries with the largest display of Virginia artifacts on permanent view. Free to the public, the museum offers fun for the whole family with exhibits such as Virginia Rocks! The History of Rockabilly in the Commonwealth, and Bizarre Bits: Oddities from the Collection.

Address: 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220, Phone: 804-358-4901

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