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Virginia - Cultural Destinations

Virginia - Cultural Destinations

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Museum of Fine Arts
The collection spans ancient times to the present and includes the Mellon collections of Sporting Art, French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism; the Lewis collections of Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco and Modern decorative arts, Modern and Contemporary art; Russian imperial Easter eggs by Fabergé; Ancient, Classical and Egyptian art; and one of the world's leading collections of the art of India, Nepal and Tibet. Located in Richmond.

Quilt Museum
Discover the art and heritage of quilting at the Commonwealth's official quilt museum in Harrisonburg.

Wine and Hunt Country
Middleburg is the heart of Virginia's horse culture, where polo and fox hunting are the preferred sports. It's also in the heart of the state's burgeoning wine industry. Dozens of wineries and vineyards can be found along the rolling hills, almost all of which are open for tastings.

Washington and Lee University
Tour the beautiful school and campus that George Washington endowed and Robert E. Lee led after the Civil War. Washington and Lee is also home to the nation's first journalism program.

Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum
Experience a re-created village from around the year 1215 A.D. Interpretive guides lead you in hands-on exploration of ancient living skills, the wigwams and palisade. The museum includes native artifacts from the site and throughout North America. Located in Bastian in the Blue Ridge Highlands.

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library
See the President's Staunton birthplace and learn about the era he helped shape, from the eve of the Civil War to the dawn of modern America.

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