Museum Hours & Ticket Prices

MUSEUM UPDATE: In coordination with the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Frontier Culture Museum is taking action to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the orders of Governor Northam for Phase 3 of reopening. Masks are not necessary when you are outdoors or where medical exemptions applies, and social distancing practices are still in effect. Thanks for your understanding and ongoing support of the Museum. We look forward to resuming normal operations when deemed prudent by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Frontier Culture Museum is open seven days a week, 360 days each year. Hours vary by season.

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Spinning Lesson – Old World Style

Spring, Summer & Fall Hours

March 9 through November 30, 2020

  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  (7 days/week)
  • Self-guided tours utilize walking paths and trails to allow Museum guests to visit all 11 permanent exhibits. You’ll enjoy “living history” as communicated through costumed interpreters in both the Old World and American sections of the Museum. We recommend allowing 3-4 hours to see everything by foot.  Shuttle carts run continuously in the event you want a lift. Golf carts can be rented for a nominal fee.
  • Advance Registration requested for all guided tours.  540-332-7850

Winter Hours

December 1, 2019 through March 8, 2021

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  (Open 7 days/week)
  • Guided Tours are available on the hour throughout the day.
    If possible, please call ahead to let us know the size of your group at 540-332-7850.

Our Interpreters are ready & waiting for your visit!


Adult: $12.00
Senior: $ 11.50
Student (ages 13-college): $11.00
Child (ages 6-12): $7.00
Children Under Age 6: Free

Purchase General Admission Tickets

Annual Passes

Explore our many exhibits to learn about the origins of American frontier culture

There are new, exciting and educational things happening everyday at the Frontier Culture Museum! You’ll want to come back many times.  Buy an Annual Pass and visit as often as you like for a full year.  Available for $35-$100 based on the size of your group (4-12 people), it will save you money beginning with your 2nd visit. Individual and large group passes are available as well.

Group Rates

*All group rates are subject to change*
(Call for education group rates)
To receive the group admission rate your group must have 15 or more.For more detailed group rate information please contact Reservations at (540) 332-7850,


Cash, checks, and major credit cards accepted.

Food Service

Food Truck Vendors are typically present during Museum special events.  Check the event website page or our Facebook page for details regarding a specific event.

Visitors are welcome to bring their own food as well.  Cafe tables and picnic benches are available for your convenience.

Snacks and bottled water are also available at the Museum Welcome Center.

Pet Policy

Pets are not allowed inside the Museum exhibit areas. This is primarily to avoid interactions with the numerous farm animals and wildlife you will encounter. Pets are allowed on the courtyard and in the picnic areas. We also have covered kennels that can be rented for the day for $5, where you can visit your pet and even have them join you for lunch.