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As its name indicates, the Science Museum station on the GRTC Pulse bus route is located in the Fan neighborhood right in front of the Science Museum of Virginia. Surrounded by popular restaurants, entertainment and a bakery with a cult following, this station has something for people of all ages.

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Broad St StationBroad Street Station, c. 1920 (The Valentine)


Broad St StationBroad Street Station Concourse, c. 1919 (The Valentine, Cook Collection)

On the north side of the Science Museum Westbound GRTC Pulse Station is Broad Street Station (officially named Union Station of Richmond), which has been home to the Science Museum of Virginia since 1977. This impressive building was designed by architect John Russell Pope to serve passengers of the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac (RF&P) and Atlantic Coast Line railroads. When it was completed in 1919, Broad Street Station was the nation’s first domed central railroad station. Broad Street Station served more than 30,000 passengers each day during World War II, but as passenger train travel decreased, the RF&P finally closed the station in 1975 and sold the building to the state. The Science Museum of Virginia is open daily and offers permanent and touring interactive exhibitions, films and special events. The Children’s Museum of Richmond is located next door, immediately north of the Science Museum. (2500 W. Broad St., 0.2 miles from Science Museum Eastbound GRTC Pulse Station, 0.1 mile from Science Museum Westbound GRTC Pulse Station.)

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Check in to Edward Hopper’s hotels, motels, tourist homes, and boarding houses in this first investigation of the celebrated artist’s images o…
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
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Science Museum of Virginia
Bionic Me explores the inventive and ingenious medical and industrial breakthroughs that have helped humans change the world. With a mix of ha…
Bionic Me
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Science Museum Of Virginia
Speed, the Science Museum of Virginia’s newest permanent exhibition, features over 50 exhibits that immerse you into hundreds of unique experi…
Speed
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Valentine
Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine will host a follow-up exhibition entitled Monument Avenue: General Demot…
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ada Gallery
ADA Gallery, 228 W Broad St  (804) 918-6225
Ryan Browning Upcoming Show: 20019
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Open House 8 N Stafford Ave, Richmond City, VA 23220
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Open House 810 Westover Rd, Richmond City, VA 23220
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Once upon a time, princesses were fickle and flighty. Those days are over. Join us at the VMFA atrium from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the laun…
Now Upon A Time Listening Party
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Open House 2407 Maplewood Ave, Richmond City, VA 23220
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Open House 1602 W Grace St, Richmond City, VA 23220
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