Operation Comforts from Home at Wilton House

wilton house free admission

During the month of May, Wilton House Museum is extending free admission to any visitor who brings a new “comfort” item to donate to troops overseas. (Check the list of items accepted, including peanut butter, baby wipes, toothpaste, or socks):

    In the more than 235 years since the United States declared its independence from Great Britain war has been a part of life that every generation must endure. Whether the war is taking place at home or half the world away there are those who give up the comforts of home to fight for the cause greater than themselves. Operation: Comforts from Home honors those who fought for liberty and supports those who continue to fight for liberty. Visitors who bring a new, unopened “comfort” item to Wilton during the month of May will receive complimentary admission to the historic house.

    Minimum 1(one) item per visitor. A list of approved items can be found here: Operation Comforts from Home. Complimentary tour must be redeemed upon delivery of donation item(s)

Richmond’s only 18th century public plantation home, Wilton was built circa 1753 by William Randolph III. Formerly located about 7 miles below Richmond along the James River, today Wilton and its collections can be found west of the city in Richmond’s West End. Regular admission prices are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for students.

215 S. Wilton Rd., Richmond, 23226

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