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The John Marshall House

ca. 1790
818 East Marshall St., Richmond, VA 23219


Tour the Historic Home of the "Great Chief Justice

John Marshall is best known as the "Great Chief Justice" for his role in creating the modern Supreme Court. He served from 1801 until 1835 and his influential decisions, such as Marbury v. Madison, helped shape the principle of judicial review. With the largest collection of original Marshall family pieces, guided tours of his home offer an in-depth look at the formation of American government through the lens of the federal judiciary. 

Plan Your Visit 

  • Guided Tour: 45 minutes, interpreters cover the life and legacy of Chief Justice John Marshall. 

  • Self-Guided Exhibit: 20 minutes for self-guided tour of the Justice Gallery, a contemporary rotating exhibit space that brings current judicial topics to light through art. 

  • Museum Store: Books and souvenirs are available for purchase. 

  • Urban Garden Space: The historic Virginia flower gardens at the John Marshall House display plants found in the colonial gardens of Williamsburg and Yorktown that might have been maintained and enjoyed by the Marshall family

Parking: Metered street parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A public parking lot is available on 9th and Clay Streets (2 blocks away). 

Explore the historic Court End neighborhood! We're walking distance from the Virginia State Capitol, the Library of Virginia and the Valentine Richmond History Center. 

Experience Art180's Groundbreaking "My Realty" exhibit through September

"My Reality" is an exhibition and virtual reality installation created by teens impacted by the juvenile justice system in Richmond. Learn more!

Visitor Information


March 2, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Friday and Saturday:

 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:  12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Preservation Virginia Members:  Free (Become a Member)
General Admission:  $10
AAA Members, Military and Senior Citizens (60+):   $9
Students:  $7
Children Under 6: 


Block Ticket with Patrick Henry's Scotchtown: $14 


Book Your Group Tour!

Friday through Sunday groups of 10 or more are charged at a rate of $7.00 per adult and $6.00 per youth. Monday through Thursday general tours for up to twelve people are $100 per hour, and any additional visitors increase the price in intervals: 1-12 visitors: $100, 13-25 visitors: $200, and so on. Group tours are available at any time by arrangements made no less than one week in advance of the visit.

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Site Event Rental: 

Open House Tours: $100 per hour (during hours not regularly open to the public).
Grounds Rental: $50 per hour.
Meeting Space Rental: $100 per hour.
Interior Rental: $200 per hour (during hours not regularly open to the public). To utilize the interior of John Marshall House exclusively for your event during regularly open hours, an additional fee of $200 per hour will be charged.  


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