Rural Heritage Museum

Rural Heritage Museum

The Washington County Rural Heritage Museum is part of the Washington County Park System. Located at the Agricultural Education Center, the museum contains more than 2,500 artifacts. The museum enjoys the generous support of the community, with most items on display having been loaned or gifted by local residents and others. The Rural Heritage Museum currently houses over twenty-six exhibits depicting early rural life in Washington County including an early Conestoga wagon which traveled the National Road from Baltimore to Wheeling, horse-drawn plows and harvesters, and three rooms furnished in the manner of a Victorian era farm house.