Exterior photo of Wilton House Museum.

Admission

General: $10.00

Student/Senior/AAA: $8.00

Free: Teachers, Press, Members of The NSCDA, Military personnel and dependents*, and Children 6 years old and younger

*Active duty military personnel and their immediate family, with valid ID.

Wilton House Museum is a proud member of Museums for All. Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free admission for themselves and their dependents to Wilton House Museum simply by presenting their SNAP EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Electronic Benefit Transfer) card.

For groups of 10 or more, see our Tours section for more information.

Masks are encouraged for all visitors to the Museum.

**Please note that Wilton House Museum is accessible by stairs only.**

Adult and Senior tickets are available by pre-reservation. For combinations of ticket types, children’s tickets, or if you qualify for a free tour, please purchase your tickets upon arrival to the Museum. If you have questions or need assistance booking a tour, please contact Director of Visitor Experience, Erica Blake at eblake@wiltonhm.org.

Guided Tours Availability

Wednesday – Saturday

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Tours begin on the hour. The last tour of the day begins at 3:00 PM. Please note that availability is subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please visit Wilton House Museum Facebook or Instagram channels.

If you qualify for a free tour, contact eblake@wiltonhm.org to book your tour!

Adult Group Tours

What better way to enjoy a tour of the historic house than by sharing it with a group of friends. Groups of 10 or more are encouraged to schedule a tour of Wilton before their visit. Let us know you are coming so we can make your visit as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. It also pays to bring your friends, because group rates start at $8.00 per person.

Special interest tours and lunch or meeting facilities are also available. Please notify us at least two weeks before your tour. For more information or to schedule your tour today contact us at (804) 282-5936 ext. 4 or eblake@wiltonhm.org.

school Tours

Standard House Tour

Time required: 45 minutes

Cost: $5 per student

Students of all ages are invited to experience eighteenth-century colonial lifestyles and history. Students will explore the lavish public rooms and comfortable family quarters while hearing about the Wilton’s famous visitors, including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Additional Activities

Time required: 30 minutes

Cost: $1.50 per student

Add an additional hands-on experience to your visit!

  • Militia Muster: Learn the art of the soldier! Wilton served as headquarters for the local militia throughout the American Revolution. Learn to march, drill with muskets, and make your own musket cartridge to take home.

  • Artifact Adventure: Handle a real archaeological collection from Wilton plantation! How can we learn about the past from things we find in the ground?

SOLs: 3.1, VS.1, VS.3, VS.4, VS.5, VS.9, USI.1, USI.2, USI.4, USI.5, USI.6, WHI.5, WHI.6, WHII.1, WHII.4 WHII.5, WHII.6, WG.3, WG.4, VUS.1, VUS. 2, VUS.3, VUS.4

Hours

Winter Hours: 
Currently Open By Appointment Only

Please contact
info@wiltonhm.org
or call
(804)-282-5936 ext. 4
to book a tour

Request a Tour

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Photography Policy

Non-commercial and hobby photography are welcome on Wilton’s grounds and inside the historic house. Please contact Wilton House Museum for information about commercial photography.

Photographers may be at work documenting Museum activities. Your presence implies your consent to the Museum’s use of your likeness in educational and promotional materials.

Tours

Guided Tours Availability

Wednesday – Saturday

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Tours begin on the hour. The last tour of the day begins at 3:00 PM. Please note that availability is subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please visit Wilton House Museum Facebook or Instagram channels.

If you qualify for a free tour, contact eblake@wiltonhm.org to book your tour!

Adult Group Tours

What better way to enjoy a tour of the historic house than by sharing it with a group of friends. Groups of 10 or more are encouraged to schedule a tour of Wilton before their visit. Let us know you are coming so we can make your visit as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. It also pays to bring your friends, because group rates start at $8.00 per person.

Special interest tours and lunch or meeting facilities are also available. Please notify us at least two weeks before your tour. For more information or to schedule your tour today contact us at (804) 282-5936 ext. 4 or eblake@wiltonhm.org.

school Tours

Standard House Tour

Time required: 45 minutes

Cost: $2.50 per student

Students of all ages are invited to experience eighteenth-century colonial lifestyles and history. Students will explore the lavish public rooms and comfortable family quarters while hearing about the Wilton’s famous visitors, including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Additional Activities

Time required: 30 minutes

Cost: $1.50 per student

Add an additional hands-on experience to your visit!

  • Militia Muster: Learn the art of the soldier! Wilton served as headquarters for the local militia throughout the American Revolution. Learn to march, drill with muskets, and make your own musket cartridge to take home.

  • Artifact Adventure: Handle a real archaeological collection from Wilton plantation! How can we learn about the past from things we find in the ground?

SOLs: 3.1, VS.1, VS.3, VS.4, VS.5, VS.9, USI.1, USI.2, USI.4, USI.5, USI.6, WHI.5, WHI.6, WHII.1, WHII.4 WHII.5, WHII.6, WG.3, WG.4, VUS.1, VUS. 2, VUS.3, VUS.4

Hours

Wednesday – Saturday

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and National holidays.

Wilton is closed to the public annually for the month of January.

Request a Tour

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Photography Policy

Non-commercial and hobby photography are welcome on Wilton’s grounds and inside the historic house. Please contact Wilton House Museum for information about commercial photography.

Photographers may be at work documenting Museum activities. Your presence implies your consent to the Museum’s use of your likeness in educational and promotional materials.

Aerial view of Wilton House Museum

Directions

From the North, take I-95 to 195. Take the Cary Street Exit. Turn right (West) onto Cary Street Road. South Wilton Road is on the left at the 5400 block of Cary Street Road. Wilton House is at the end of South Wilton Road.

From the South, take I-95 to 195 North. Follow 195 and take the Cary Street/Floyd Avenue Exit. Turn right onto Thompson Street. Remain on Thompson Street until reaching Cary Street; turn right onto Cary Street. South Wilton Road is on the left at the 5400 block of Cary Street Road. Wilton House is at the end of South Wilton Road.

From the West, take I-64 East. Merge onto 195 and follow to Cary Street Exit. Turn right (West) onto Cary Street Road. South Wilton Road is on the left at the 5400 block of Cary Street Road. Wilton House is at the end of South Wilton Road.

From the East, take I-64 West towards Richmond, merge onto 64 West/I-95 North. Continue to 195 South and follow to Cary Street Exit. Turn right (West) onto Cary Street Road. South Wilton Road is on the left at the 5400 block of Cary Street Road. Wilton House is at the end of South Wilton Road.

Plan Your Occasion

With its terraced grounds set above the James River, Wilton serves as a premier Richmond location for your next private event. From corporate dinners and business meetings to retreats and wedding days, Wilton House Museum welcomes you to make your day memorable with us. For more information on our varying rental packages, please contact us.

Banquet tables arranged on lawn.