Turn off the Misfits, Arcade Fire or whatnot and go to Empire's Honky Tonk night every other Tuesday. Real music, real people, great DJ!

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Hollywood Cemetery

No better place to go all Morrissey on everybody. Incessantly intriguing and comfortably morose.

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Maymont

The flagship of RIchmond parks with a zoo, Japanese Garden, Italian Garden and summer concerts. Perfect “the question” popper place.

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American Civil War Center

A balanced exhibit with astounding insights into the Civil War experience on the homefront and on the killing fields. Extraordinary.

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Valentine Richmond History Center

Where Richmond just can’t shut up about itself. Also, one of the greatest repositories of propaganda art and historical fashion. Whu?

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Virginia Center For Architecture

Housed in our very own Castle Wolfenstein, this is one of the most jaw-dropping buildings/monoliths in the city

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The National

This venue saved our souls when it opened in 2008. It's a renovated historical landmark, as are a lot of Richmond venues - but with a lot of tech thrown in. The best bands come here and they're always booked full.