Guided Tours

Explore the monumental Branch House with an expert guide! Get up close and personal with the incredible work of architect John Russell Pope and learn about the life of Richmond’s Branch family. Travel back in time and discover the interior secrets behind one of the oldest preserved Tudor Revival masterpieces in the commonwealth of Virginia. 


To book your group tour, please email the Visitor Experience and Programs Manager, Kristen Christian:

[email protected] (o): (804) 655-6107 


Due to space limitations, groups of ten or more must call ahead to ensure availability.

This applies to both self-guided and staff-guided tours.  

Museum Regulations and Information

Scheduling a Tour: Tours can be scheduled Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 4 PM and select Saturdays. Email the Visitor Experience and Programs Manager to book your tour. Tour times are subject to museum and staff availability. We will do our best to accommodate any requests Tours last 1 hour and consist of the 1st and 2nd floors of the museum. There is available seating for guests during the tour on the 2nd floor. Tours require a minimum of 5 guests and can have a maximum of 20 people in attendance. Photography is permitted inside the building. 


Building Access: The step-free entrance is located on the right side of the building, which leads to the back garden/building door (please call (804)655-6055 upon arrival if you are entering the building through this door). The 1st floor of the building has an elevator that leads to the wheelchair-accessible bathroom located on the Ground floor. A gender-neutral bathroom is located on the 2nd floor.  

Parking: Please park in the First Baptist Church overflow lot next to the museum   

Guided Tour Cost: $10 per guest. This can be paid with cash, credit card, or check upon arrival.  


Food, drinks, or large bags are not permitted within the galleries. 

Upcoming Public Tours

We also offer daily tours of The Branch House Tuesday thorough Friday at 11am and 2pm. If you would like to reserve a spot, please email [email protected] with your preferred date, time, number of guests in your party, and any accessibility accommodation requests. Walk-in’s also accepted.