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A.P. Carter Museum And Birthplace

Hiltons, Virginia

The personal collections of Virginia country music pioneer A.P. Carter are exhibited in...
Abram's Delight Museum

Winchester, Virginia

The oldest house in Winchester, this stone building is a wonderful example of early...
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society Museum

Charlottesville, Virginia

The museum and genealogical library strive to promote the history of Charlottesville and...
Appomattox County Historical Museum

Appomattox, Virginia

This museum covers the history of Appomattox County, but is not concerned with the Civil...
Bedford City & County Museum

Bedford, Virginia

This local history museum is housed in a former Masonic Temple dating from 1895. It...
Big Stone Gap Museums

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

This complex includes the Harry W. Meador Coal Museum, the John Fox Museum, the June...
Black History Museum And Cultural Center Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors are invited to experience the history and culture of Virginia's African-...
Blue Ridge Institute & Farm Museum

Ferrum, Virginia

Museum of Western Virginia history and German-American farm operated by Ferrum College...
Booker T. Washington National Monument

Hardy, Virginia

Author and orator Booker T. Washington was born in this small plantation, where he...
Boyd Tavern

Boydton, Virginia

The original Boyd Tavern was constructed in 1790, consisting of a small one-story...
Boykins Tavern Museum

Windsor, Virginia

Boykin inherited this land in 1780, as well as the house that had stood there since 1762...
Cape Charles Museum

Cape Charles, Virginia

Visitors are invited to explore the various artifacts that have been collected throughout...
Chesapeake And Ohio Historical Society Museum

Clifton Forge, Virginia

Railroad buffs will be thrilled with this museum that houses one of the largest railroad...
Chesapeake Bay Center

Virginia Beach, Virginia

This environmentally focused, interactive visitor information center in First Landing...
Chesterfield County Museum

Chesterfield, Virginia

Housed in a reproduction of the colonial courthouse of 1750, this collection tells the...
Chimborazo Medical Museum

Richmond, Virginia

The city was flooded with casualties after the first battle of Manassas during the Civil...
Chrysler Museum Of Art

Norfolk, Virginia

The Chrysler Museum of Art combines one of America's great fine arts museums and two...
City Point Early History Museum At St. Dennis Chapel

Hopewell, Virginia

This local museum documents the history of Hopewell, Virginia. This museum features...
Civil War Museum At Tredegar Iron Works

Richmond, Virginia

Tredegar was the main production site for Confederate War material, and its five...
Clover Hill Village

Appomattox, Virginia

In this six-acre living history village, visitors can glimpse daily life from 1840 to...
Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world’s largest living history...
Danville Museum Of Fine Arts And History

Danville, Virginia

This 1857 Italian Villa house is best known as the Last Capitol of the Confederacy, but...
Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

Williamsburg, Virginia

The museum journeys through the history of Williamsburg and also connects the city to...
Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Richmond, Virginia

The museum features Poe's life and career by documenting his accomplishments with...
Fayette African American Museum

Martinsville, Virginia

Located in a historical landmark, the Fayette museum showcases African American history...
Fort Ward Museum

Alexandria, Virginia

This well-preserved Union fort, located just outside Washington DC, is complete with a...
Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania Battlefields

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Four major battles fought in the vicinity of Fredericksburg - Chancellorsville,...
Frontier Culture Museum Of Virginia

Staunton, Virginia

The Frontier Culture Museum is an outdoor, living-history museum and educational...
Gadsby's Tavern

Alexandria, Virginia

A historic tavern and museum dating from the years following the American Revolution and...
George C. Marshall Museum

Lexington, Virginia

The museum dedicated to the life of General George C. Marshall also houses many of his...
George Washington Birthplace

Colonial Beach, Virginia

The Memorial House and Colonial Kitchen were constructed in 1931 to recreate the home in...
Gloucester Museum Of History

Gloucester, Virginia

The Gloucester County Museum of History is housed in the historic Botetourt Building, a...
Haller Gibboney Rock House Museum

Wytheville, Virginia

The home of Wytheville's first doctor, this stone house was built in 1823. It is...
Hampton History Museum

Hampton, Virginia

This museum features exhibits spanning four centuries, beginning with Native Americans...
Hampton Roads Naval Museum

Norfolk, Virginia

This U.S. naval history museum spans from the time of the Revolution onward with a...
Hardesty Higgins House

Harrisonburg, Virginia

The house was home to Harrisonburg's first mayor Isaac Hardesty. He was born in 1795 and...
Heritage Center

Dayton, Virginia

Visitors can see exhibits pertaining to the art and history of the people of this region...
Highland County Museum And Heritage Center

McDowell, Virginia

First built as a residence in 1851, it served as a stagecoach stop, a hotel, and a Civil...
Historic Crab Orchard Museum And Pioneer Park

Tazewell, Virginia

This elegant historic house (Higginbotham House Museum) contains colonial furnishings. (...
Historical Society Of Western Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

History Museum Of Western Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

This Roanoke Valley history museum has an extensive and unique collection of artifacts....
History Museum of Western Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

Located in downtown Roanoke, the History Museum of Western Virginia covers centuries of...
James Madison Museum

Orange, Virginia

The James Madison Museum houses exhibits on James and Dolley Madison, featuring one of...
Jamestown Settlement

Williamsburg, Virginia

This is the re-created Jamestown, which features the fort, three ships, and an Indian...
John Fox, Jr. House

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

The house was built in 1888, and is filled with beautiful furnishings and mementos of the...
Lee Chapel And Museum

Lexington, Virginia

Since the days of Robert E. Lee, Lee Chapel has been at the heart of life on the campus...
Loudoun Museum

Leesburg, Virginia

The Loudoun Museum preserves and interprets the artifacts of Loudoun’s three-...
Macarthur Memorial

Norfolk, Virginia

The museum is housed in Norfolk's nineteenth-century City Hall, which is both a Virginia...
Manassas Museum

Manassas, Virginia

Featuring a wide array of artifacts illustrating the area's history, especially the Civil...
Mariners' Museum

Newport News, Virginia

A large and comprehensive maritime history museum, this treasure house contains an...
Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library

Lancaster, Virginia

The Mary Ball Washington Museum and Library complex is located in the heart of Lancaster...
Meadow Farm Museum

Glen Allen, Virginia

One of the last remaining 19th century farms in Henrico County , this 1860 farm is now a...
Monacan Ancestral Museum

Amherst, Virginia

The Monacan Indian Nation of Virginia is a small tribe today, composed of about 1,400...
Monticello

Charlottesville, Virginia

Construction began in 1769 according to Jefferson's first design, which was completed (...
Museum Of Culpeper History

Culpeper, Virginia

This museum tells the story of Culpeper's rich heritage, featuring local dinosaur fossils...
Museum Of The Confederacy

Richmond, Virginia

The museum complex also includes tours of the official residence of CSA President...
Museum Of The Middle Appalachians

Saltville, Virginia

At this museum, visitors learn about the history and geology of the region through...
Museum Of The Shenandoah Valley

Winchester, Virginia

In a dramatic building designed by architect Michael Graves, the history of Virginia and...
National Firearms Museum

Fairfax, Virginia

With more than 2,000 historic firearms spanning 600 years, the museum is located in the...
National Museum Of The Marine Corps

Triangle, Virginia

In its final form, the National Museum of the Marine Corps will present a comprehensive...
Naval Shipyard Museum & Lightship Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia

Visitors can step aboard the floating lightship that served from 1915 until 1961 and see...
Newbern Historic District

Newbern, Virginia

These structures include a jail, hanging house, store, churches, private residences and...
Norfolk History Museum

Norfolk, Virginia

Opened just two years ago in the historic Willoughby-Baylor House, exhibits here reveal...
O. Winston Link Museum

Roanoke, Virginia

Opened in 2004, the O. Winston Link Museum honors the photography and the life of O....
Old Court House Civil War Museum

Winchester, Virginia

The courthouse was originally built in 1840 to serve the citizens of Winchester and...
Pamplin Historical Park

Petersburg, Virginia

Pamplin Historical Park is where Union troops finally broke through Confederate defenses...
Pamunkey Indian Museum

King William, Virginia

The major focus of the Pamunkey Indian Museum is to teach about the Pamunkey people and...
Petersburg National Battlefield

Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg National Battlefield is most widely known as the site of the longest siege in...
Reedville Fishermen's Museum

Reedville, Virginia

The story of Reedville, Virginia is linked to the commercial fishing industry that...
Refuge Waterfowl Museum

Chincoteague, Virginia

Some of the priceless treasures for visitors to see include antique boats, guns, traps,...
Richmond County Museum

Warsaw, Virginia

The exhibits at the county museum exhibit highlight the Rappahannock Tribe, an early...
Roaring Twenties Antique Car Museum

Hood, Virginia

Visitors will find examples of Carter, Star, Stephen, Cleveland, hupmobile, Paige, Nash,...
Robert Russa Moton Museum

Farmville, Virginia

On this site in 1951 the student body walked out in protest of unequal educational...
Salem Museum

Salem, Virginia

Originally used for the dual purpose of a residence and post office/general store, today...
Science Museum Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors are invited to touch, observe, and explore the impact of science from astonomy...
Scottsville Museum

Scottsville, Virginia

The displays at the museum give visitors a glimpse of life from its beginnings as an 18th...
Settlers Museum Of Southwest Virginia

Atkins, Virginia

A visit to The Settler's Museum of Southwest Virginia is like stepping one hundred years...
Siege Museum

Petersburg, Virginia

The Siege Museum interprets civilian life in Petersburg before, during, and immediately...
South Boston Halifax County Museum Of Fine Arts And History

South Boston, Virginia

This museum tells the story of South Boston, Halifax County, and Southside Virginia...
Southwest Virginia Museum

North Big Stone Gap, Virginia

The Southwest Virginia Museum is housed in the mansion originally built in the 1880's by...
Tangier Island History Museum

Tangier, Virginia

This museum tells the history of the many people who have inhabited the island, including...
U.s. Army Quartermaster Museum

Fort Lee, Virginia

This museum chronicles the branch of the armed forces that supplies troops with food,...
U.s. Army Transportation Museum

Fort Eustis, Virginia

The U. S. Army Transportation Museum is houses a collections of vehicles and other U. S....
U.S. Army Women's Museum

Fort Lee, Virginia

This museum, located at Fort Lee, traces the history of women in the military and...
University Of Virginia Art Museum

Charlottesville, Virginia

The museum maintains a collection of over 9,000 objects in its permanent collection. The...
Valentine Richmond History Center

Richmond, Virginia

Mann S. Valentine, Jr., the museum’s founder, made his fortune with the creation...
Virginia Aquarium And Marine Science Center

Virginia Beach, Virginia

From the rivers to the Chesapeake Bay and finally, into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean...
Virginia Aviation Museum

Richmond, Virginia

The Virginia Aviation Museum features the spectacular SR-71 Blackbird; 36 historic,...
Virginia Historical Society & Museum

Richmond, Virginia

Using a multi-media approach, this museum presents the most comprehensive display of...
Virginia Holocaust Museum

Richmond, Virginia

The Museum boasts 28 permanent exhibits depicting prominent themes and events from the...
Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts

Richmond, Virginia

The museum houses an outstanding art collection that spans over 6000 years. The Virginia...
Virginia Museum Of Natural History

Martinsville, Virginia

Visitors can experience the natural diversity of Virginia at this science museum, which...
Virginia War Museum

Newport News, Virginia

This museum covers all of U.S. military history, including the roles of women and African...
Watermen's Museum

Yorktown, Virginia

For more than 400 years, watermen who harvested seafood from the Commonwealth's rivers...
Westmoreland County Museum And Library

Montross, Virginia

This museum was originally built to house Charles Willson Peale's 1768 portrait of...
Wilton House Museum

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors can experience 18th century life at Wilton, Richmond's own Georgian plantation...
Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribal Museum

Stuart, Virginia

This museum documents the history of the Cherokee tribe in Stuart and the surrounding...
Wolf Creek Indian Village And Museum

Bastian, Virginia

This authentically recreated Cherokee village was built on the site of a prehistoric...
Woodrow Wilson House And Museum

Staunton, Virginia

The Manse house museum comes to life through period furnishings, the Wilsons' household...
Yorktown Battlefield

Yorktown, Virginia

At this site in 1781, the British army under Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General...