- TripBuzz found 45 things to do indoors in the Richmond area. From Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 20 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 22 different types of things to do inside in or near Richmond, Virginia. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Theaters, History Museums, Movie Theaters and Military Museums.
- There are 16 indoor activities in Richmond, and 29 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Glen Allen, Midlothian, Petersburg and Hopewell.
One of the most comprehensive art museums in the United States is the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. There are roughly four full acres of gallery space and a 13-acre sculpture garden while guests can follow walking tours that are included with the price of admission.
Many permanent exhibits are housed at the Science Museum of Virginia, focusing on different areas of science like space, the human body, animals, and the environment. Live science demonstrations are also performed daily in addition to IMAX films.
A bowling alley featuring 32 synthetic lanes with automatic scoring, AMF Sunset Lanes balances a classic feel with contemporary features and conveniences. The alley features large screens over each lane, and hosts leagues and tournaments.
Encompassing the entire history of the state of Virginia, the 180-year-old Virginia Historical Society houses a wide collection of books, sheet music, maps, and personal items to illustrate the story of Virginia's past and present.
Located in Carytown, the Byrd Theater was the first in Virginia to be equipped with a sound system for speaking movies. Second-run movies and certain independent film festivals are currently held at the landmark theater.
The former White House of the Confederacy currently houses The Museum of the Confederacy. Personal belongings of leaders such as Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee compose a large section of the collection in addition to other Civil War artifacts, manuscripts, and photographs.
Featuring an extensive collection of manuscripts, letters and personal items of well-known American writer Edgar Allan Poe, the Edgar Allan Poe Museum preserves the author's life and career for visitors to a series of historic Richmond buildings.
85% 198 votes
9200 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23235 MoreLess Info
Rather than a general movie theater open to the entire public, Cinebistro at Stony Point Fashion Park only allows those over 21 years old to be admitted. The cinema presents first run films, has a chef-created full menu, extensive wine menu, and premium cocktails.
81% 196 votes
490 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219 MoreLess Info
Looking at American Civil War history through Confederate, Union and African American eyes, the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar encompasses the historic Tredegar Gun Foundry, now repurposed as an exhibition space.