Richmond Time Travelers Weekend: March 11-12

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Note: Agecroft Hall was initially identified on source websites as participating, but has since been removed.

Enjoy free admission to many Richmond-area historic sites this weekend, March 11-12, 2017, with the Time Travelers Passport. It’s a great chance to check off one of the places you’ve been meaning to visit!

The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years of fascinating history and including the homes of John Marshall, Jefferson Davis, John Wickham, Major James Dooley and other important Virginians. Participating organizations include Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, National Park Service, Preservation Virginia, Maymont, Henrico County Parks & Recreation, American Civil War Museum, Edgar Allan Poe Museum, The Valentine and Wilton House Museum. Each site will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, available via download from any website of participating attractions. This special offer equates to savings of more than $65 per person. (Some restrictions may apply.)

The participating organizations are offering a grand prize drawing. Anyone that visits any of the sites will be entered to win therefore the more sites someone visits will increase their chances of winning. The prize is a collection of items from each of the participating sites’ gift shops.

Participating venues:
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
Chesterfield County Museum & 1892 Historic Jail
Chimborazo Medical Museum
Dabbs House Museum
The John Marshall House
Magnolia Grange House Museum
Maymont
Meadow Farm Museum
Museum & White House of the Confederacy (House tour free only)
Poe Museum
The 1812 Wickham House (The Valentine)
The Valentine First Freedom Center
Wilton House Museum

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