VCU Rice Center

Photo of James River

Location and directions

The Rice Center is located 35 minutes southeast of Richmond, along the James River and off the historic John Tyler Memorial Highway (Route 5) between the Berkeley and Shirley plantations in Charles City County, Va. From Richmond either take Route 5 out of Richmond or take I-64 East to I-295 South, exiting at Exit 22A East onto Rt. 5 (New Market Road). New Market Road is later named John Tyler Memorial Highway. The entrance to the Rice Center is on the right, approximately 11 miles from I-295 and exactly one mile east of the intersection of Rt. 5 with routes 106 and 156. Take our gravel road one mile to the James River and our buildings.

Note: If using Google Maps, please use the following address: 3701 John Tyler Memorial Highway, Charles City, Va. When using this service, please pay careful attention that the entrance for the Rice Center is on the south side of Route 5.

VCU Rice Center
P.O. Box 842030
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2030
Phone: (804) 827-5600
Fax: (804) 828-1961
Email: rice@vcu.edu