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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Take a tour of Robert E. Lee’s 19th-century home! Groups will enjoy touring the house’s Southern aristocratic furnishings, the museum, the slave quarters, and the flower garden. 321 Sherman Dr., Ft. Myer, VA 22211. Tel: 703-235-1530. Cost: Free.... More Info

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American Horticultural Society River Farm

7931 E. Boulevard Dr., Alexandria, VA 22308. 703-768-5700. River Farm in Alexandria, the Society's national headquarters, features the children's garden, a wildlife garden, meadows, an orchard, and more. Self-guided tours for groups of 5 or more must be reserved in advance. Public programs year-round. Free.

Athenaeum

201 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314. 703-548-0035. Known for its Greek Revival architecture, this historical building showcases regional art such as paintings, collages, prints, and pastels on photos. Groups can enjoy lectures and educational programs. Free/Fee.

Capitol Tours

910 Capitol Street, Richmond, VA 23219. 804-698-1788. Tour the first public building designed by Thomas Jefferson and past home to the General Assembly. Free.

Center for Politics

465 Crestwood Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22904. 434-243-8468. Tour a politics center, promoting civil engagement, and hands-on workshops. Free.

Chesapeake Arboretum

624 Old Oak Grove Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23320. 757-819-7510. 45 acres of trails and hardwood forest come together to create "nature's classroom." The arboretum provides groups with 3 different nature walks complete with ID tags to help them identify the plants they encounter. Free.

Fralin Museum of Art

155 Rugby Rd., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904. 434-243-2050. The collection at the Fralin focuses on European and American painting, prints, drawings and illustration, African art, and American Indian art. School tours can be customized to focus on visual literacy, or on specific interests. Free.

Freedom Museum

10600 Harry J. Parrish Blvd., Manassas, VI 20110. 703-393-0660. Explore the American museum that honors veterans and citizens who contributed to national freedom including exhibits on The National Guard 29th Division on DDay and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Free/Suggested donation.

Gallery Underground

2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202. 571-483-0652. Curated by the Arlington Artists Alliance, this gallery works made using acrylic paint, watercolor, oil, patinated copper, quilted textile, and mixed media. Groups will have a fun time exploring the studios and gallery rooms. Free.

Hampton University Museum

11 Frissell Ave., Hampton, VA 23669. 757-727-5308. Hampton University Museum is the oldest African American museum in the United States. With over 9,000 art objects representing various cultures around the world, the museum offers groups a varied cultural fine art experience. Free.

Long Branch Nature Center

625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington, VA 22204. 703-228-6535. Discover nature at Long Branch Nature Center at Glencarlyn Park! Groups will enjoy exhibits, live animal displays, interpretive gardens, a viewing pond, and more. Programs aim to teach groups about animal and plant science. Free/Fee.

Maggie L Walker National Historic Site

600 North 2nd Street in Richmond, VA 23219. 804-771-2017. Explore the life of Maggie Lena Walker, a Civil Rights activist, who empowered woman's rights for African Americans. Exhibits include a virtual house museum. Free.

Muscarelle Museum of Art

603 Jamestown Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185. 757-221-2700. Home to over 5,000 works spanning many continents and historical eras including colonial American and English art, Japanese art, and original prints and drawings from the 15th century through modern times. Fee/Free.

University of Richmond Museums

28 Westhampton Way, Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173. 804-289-8237. Comprised of the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, and the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center. These museums feature art by university students and renowned artists. Free.