Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

Explore the power and importance of architecture at the Branch House. Completed in 1919, the Tudor Revival house is filled with distinctive features that make it an important historical and cultural landmark. The House That Pope Built, the permanent exhibit, includes photographs and other media focusing on the house’s inspiration, design, architect, patron, and setting on Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Learn about the house’s interiors and the Branch family during a tour. Tours typically cover the first 2 floors of the home, but a specialized tour can offer a more in-depth look at the house.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 2501 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220. City of Richmond. Tel: 804-644-3041. Email: sball@branchmuseum.org. Website: www.branchmuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Weekends 1PM-5PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45-90 minutes. Cost: Free/Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies. 

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