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RECREATION & PARKS

Virginia Randolph Museum

2200 Mountain Road | Glen Allen, VA   23060 | Phone: (804) 261-5029

Description

This house was once used as the home economics cottage for the Virginia Randolph Training Center. It is now a museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of the renowned Henrico County educator Virginia E. Randolph.

Hours of Operation

Thursday-Sunday: 1-4pm

Monday-Wednesday by appointment

Amenities

Historic Site
Restrooms

Programs

To view a complete list of Recreation programs and register online, visit HCRP Connect.

Registration is required in advance for all programs with a fee.


Mountain Road Corridor Holiday Celebration
Sat, Dec 6, 2:30-5pm
Mountain Road is ready for the holidays! Spend the afternoon touring several of our sites and celebrating the season. Trolley rides from site to site will make traveling part of the fun! Information: 501-2130. 

Courtney Road Service Station:  Step back to a time of impromptu social gatherings at Courtney Road Service Station. Listen to period Christmas music on a phonograph player and take a peek at artifacts on exhibit. Visit with the mechanic and admire antique vehicles of the era for photo opportunities. Information: 501-2130.

Meadow Farm Museum: Take a tour of Meadow Farm and join St. Nick as he reads ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by the fireside. Learn the traditions of Christmas as you tour the historic farmhouse. Information: 501-2130.

Virginia Randolph Museum:  Pass by Forest Lodge Cupola on the way to Virginia Randolph Museum where guests can make a handmade holiday craft and enjoy museum tours of this iconic educator and her achievements. Information: 261-6898.

Walkerton Tavern: Enjoy musical sounds of the season as you mingle with tavern guests at Walkerton Tavern. This open house includes tours of the Tavern with craft activities and special music. Information: 261-6898.

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
A special ending to this day of holiday festivities is the annual tree lighting ceremony at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Enjoy holiday music and a toasty bonfire as the celebration begins at 4:30pm. Information: 795-2334.

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History

This brick structure built in 1937 was the home economics cottage for the Virginia Randolph Education Center. Virginia Randolph, an innovative African-American educator in vocational training, kept an office in this building during the latter part of her life. Miss Randolph died in 1958 and is buried on the grounds. In 1970, this structure was dedicated as a museum in honor of Miss Randolph and is a National Register Landmark.

Special Features

Museum

Map

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