Valentine Museum

  • Also Known As: Wickham-Valentine House

  • Address: 1005 - 1015 E Clay St
  • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am-5 pm, Sunday: 12-5 pm, Closed on Mondays except major Monday holidays
  • Phone: 804-649-0711
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museums
  • Activity Category: Tour
  • Available for private functions



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1812/00/00 John Wickham Home Wickham-Valentine House is built for John Wickham.
1812/00/00 Alexander Parris Architect Wickham-Valentine House is built for John Wickham.
1893/00/00 Mann S Valentine Jr provides the original bequest for the Valentine Museum, leaving his personal collection of art and artifacts and the 1812 Wickham House will.
1930/10/19 Sculptor Edward V Valentine first president of the Valentine Museum from its opening until his death in 1930, leaves a collection of his sculpture, papers, furniture and memorabilia to the museum in his will.

Data »

Particulars for Valentine Museum:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Federal Style
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Museum Type Historical Museum
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Private Event Wedding Venue

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 69000329
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Late victorian, Federal
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National; State
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1812, 1840, 1870
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

Activities »

Activity Category Tour

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