Museum District

The Museum District is known for—you got it: museums. West of Boulevard, the Museum District is home to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Virginia Historical Society. You’ll also find nearby Carytown in the Museum District, filled with boutique shops and trendy coffeehouses. Tree-lined sidewalks will take you by historic brick row houses, small restaurants and stores, making for a pleasant stroll whether it’s a Saturday afternoon or a Wednesday evening.


  • Boutique shopping in Carytown
  • Family-friendly museums
  • High walkability score
  • Proximity to many restaurants and bars
  • Strong sense of community

Did you know?

The Museum District includes 22 properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places and became the state’s third largest historic district in 1993. In 1994, it was added in to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.