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Living in The Museum District Richmond

The Museum District is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in Richmond with 6,800 residents.

Nearby neighborhoods: Carytown, Malvern Gardens, Sauer's Gardens, The Fan, Colonial Place, Byrd Park and Mary Munford.

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Walk Score of The Museum District, Richmond, VA

The Museum District is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Museum District

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Arianna's Italian Grill and Pizzeria

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in The Museum District Richmond.

The Museum District is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in Richmond with a Walk Score of 88.

Find apartments in Richmond's most walkable neighborhoods: VCU, Monroe Ward and Carytown.

The Museum District Richmond Apartments for Rent

The Museum District Neighborhood Ranking

Compare The Museum District to other Richmond neighborhoods.

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Population

6 Shockoe Bottom 89 - - 2,367
7 Jackson Ward 88 - - 1,445
8 The Museum District 88 - - 6,800
9 Shockoe Slip 83 - - 501
10 Church Hill 80 - - 2,701

Eating & Drinking

There are about 123 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in The Museum District.

People in The Museum District can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Bandito's Burrito Lounge

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Best Cafe at VMFA

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thumbnail for Virginia Historical SocietyOne of the largest historical societies in the country, the VHS has thirteen exhibition galleries.

Phoebe Reid
on Virginia Historical Society

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Phoebe Reid

I'm a picture taker, a daydreamer, a memory keeper, a travel junkie, a storyteller, a fan of grilled cheese sandwiches and I have a wandering heart & soul. I currently live in Richmond, Va in an old and quirky part of town .

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Photo of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden in The Museum District, Richmond

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden

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Pauley Center

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Stonewall Jackson Statue

Photo of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden in The Museum District, Richmond

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden

Photo of Pauley Center in The Museum District, Richmond

Pauley Center

Photo of Stonewall Jackson Statue in The Museum District, Richmond

Stonewall Jackson Statue

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Patterson Mini Mart

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Matthew Fontaine Maury Statue

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Kramer's Market

thumbnail for Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsThis iconic place is the centerpiece of the Museum District. The VMFA, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, was recently completely refurbished and expanded, was one of just a handful of museums worldwide to host Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris in 2011, always has free general admission and offers a variety of classes for children and adults. In addition the museum has a cafe and a restaurant on site and park like grounds with outdoor sculptures and benches.

Phoebe Reid
on Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Black Hand Coffee Co

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All Saints Reformed Presbyterian Church

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near Kensington Avenue and the Boulevard

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Monument Ave

thumbnail for Confederate Memorial ChapelA nondenominational chapel dating back to just after the Civil War it is now open for tours of the interior.

Phoebe Reid
on Confederate Memorial Chapel

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The Cleveland Street Laundromat

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Museum District

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Museum District

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Serenity Salon

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