Victorian ladies, distinguished gentlemen and charming children welcome guests and invite them to pay a call on the Dooleys during this family-friendly visit to the estate. Chat with the coachman during a carriage ride, play old-fashioned games or join in Sunday’s suffrage program as the past come to life with activities that highlight James and Sallie Dooley’s extraordinary gift to you!
Time Travelers Weekend
“Visit the Victorians” is part of Time Travelers Weekend, when Richmond’s most renowned historic homes and museums offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend. All sites will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. You can show the passport on your phone or print a hardcopy. Download your passport.
Smithsonian Museum Day Live
Saturday, September 23
Enjoy free admission at the Nature Center, part of Smithsonian magazine’s nationwide annual program. (Mansion admission is free year round, but donations are appreciated.) Get your tickets online.