Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour this weekend in the Museum District

Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour this weekend in the Museum District

The tour, hosted by the Museum District Association, provides a rare opportunity for guests to go inside some of Richmond’s most beautiful and historic homes, gardens, and institutions each Mother’s Day.

From the Museum District Association:

Now in its 24th year, the 2018 Museum District Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour provides a rare opportunity for guests to go inside some of Richmond’s most beautiful and historic homes, gardens, and institutions. Be sure to take advantage of the tour trolley that will run continuously from 1-6PM, making stops near the homes on the tour and the Virginia Museum of History & Culture.

The Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour is not just about beautiful homes; each year, proceeds from this event are reinvested in our neighborhood for maintenance, beautification, and enhanced safety. The tour also supports neighborhood local nonprofit organizations. Previous recipients have included Albert Hill Middle School, William Fox Elementary PTA, T. J. Viking Fund (Thomas Jefferson High School), PAL-Prevent A Litter Veterinary Hospital, ACTS, Health Brigade (formerly Fan Free Clinic), EnRichmond Foundation (for the benefit of Humphrey Calder Park), Friends of the Belmont Library, and the FRIENDS Association for Children. In 2017 we also established the MDA Educational Scholarship Fund.

Thank you for your interest in this special event.

Advance ticket sales

Tickets may be purchased on-line or in person at selected ticket outlets. The ticket price before the close of business on Saturday, May 12, 2018 is $20. Tickets purchased on-line may be picked up at the Hospitality Center Will Call, located at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (428 N Boulevard), on Sunday, May 13, 2018 starting at 12:30 p.m. Please use the side parking entrance on Kensington Avenue, and enter the doors across from the VMFA parking garage.

Retail ticket locations

Advance tickets may be purchased starting Tuesday, April 17, 2018 through Saturday, May 12, 2018 on-line or at one of the following locations (cash or check):

  • Ellwood Thompson’s | 4 North Thompson Street | 804.359.7525
  • Mongrel | 2924 West Cary Street | 804.342.1272
  • Chadwick & Son Orchids | 203 N Belmont Ave | 804.359.6724
  • Williams & Sherrill | 2003 Huguenot Road | 804.320.1730
  • Tweed | 4035 Lauderdale Dr.| 804.249.3900
  • Buddy’s Place |600 N. Sheppard St.| 804.355.3701
  • Cocoanut Jewelry | 405 N. Ridge Road, Henrico| 804.282.1335

Day of tour ticket sales

Day of Tour tickets may be purchased at the Hospitality Center at Virginia Museum of History & Culture for $25.00. Please use the entrance facing VMFA Parking Garage. Cash, check or credit card payment will be accepted.

Hospitality Center at Virginia Museum of History & Culture

  • Ticket sales
  • Will call
  • Free parking
  • Refreshments
  • Restrooms

Get tickets online here. Have questions about the Museum District Mother’s Day House & Garden Tour? Contact Museum District Association.

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