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“not much on display here, but worth a brief visit”
4 Apr 2017
“Worth a brief stop!”
The Valentine First Freedom Center houses 2,200 square feet of exhibits that delve into America's experience of religious liberty from its European antecedents through today. A room for traveling exhibits and updatable modules allows flexibility to...more
Very small but quaint, informative exhibit highlighting important moments of freedom in this country. It's a nice little museum that is worth a 30 minute stop. Not much more to say about it. Stop in when you are strolling up Cary Street and you have...More
Our trolley tour guide pointed out this new little museum so we stopped by after the tour and learned a bit about Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom. The exhibits were interesting and served as great background for our visit to Monticello the following day.
A small museum along Cary Street on the site of the signing of the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Small historical exhibition of some famous moments of these freedoms. The Center has printed copies of some of these speeches and writings for you to take.
Great overview!!! Mostly reading....not appropriate for young kids. I would have liked to see more artifacts. I'd also have liked to see more emphasis on the tolerance of the Christian faith that led to the religious freedoms that all enjoy. I did not see any...More
This is a small space, designed to commemorate the early steps taken to develop religious freedom and freedom of conscience as a matter of law in the US, the chief influences such as Thomas Jefferson's Statute of Religious Freedom and other proclamations as acts which...More