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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Richmond boasts an exceptional Fine Arts Museum, which presents a panorama of world art from ancient to modern, including the largest public Fabergé imperial Easter egg collection outside of Russia, consisting of roughly 150 jewel-encrusted creations made for Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II. The Museum also boasts a collection of English silver, one of the world's leading collections of the art of India, Nepal and Tibet, and six Gobelin Don Quixote tapestries.

Address: 200 N. Boulevard

Website: www.vmfa.state.va.us

Telephone: (804) 340 1400

Opening times: Saturday to Wednesday 10am-5pm, Thursday and Friday 10am-9pm.

Admission: Free, but admission fees are charged for temporary exhibitions