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3 Museums to explore in Chesterfield County

Chesterfield County

A county located just south of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the fourth-most populous county in Virginia. Blessed with natural beauty and so many historic places.

Centre Hill Mansion
Centre Hill Mansion1 Centre Hill Ave, Petersburg, VA 23803, USA

The Centre Hill Mansion was built in 1823 by Robert Bolling IV, a Revolutionary War veteran and member of a prominent Virginia family. The house is a combination of Federal, Greek Revival, and Colonial architectural styles. The house remained a residence until 1936. Today Centre Hill is a historic house museum owned and operated by the City of Petersburg.

Magnolia Grange House Museum
Magnolia Grange House Museum10020 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

The Magnolia Grange is a historic mansion located across from the Chesterfield County Courthouse in Chesterfield. This brick plantation house was built in 1823 and is a two-story, five-bay, brick dwelling in the Federal style. It is known for its elaborate woodwork and ornamental ceiling medallions. It now operates as a museum and has a lot of ancient collections.

Violet Bank Drive
Violet Bank DriveViolet Bank Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, USA

Violet Bank is a historic plantation house and museum in Colonial Heights, Virginia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Today the home is a superb example of Federal design and American interior decorative arts. The museum interprets the period from 1815 to 1873 and displays a wide array of Civil War era artifacts.

Map of Museums to explore in Chesterfield County