Plan Your Visit


A Spinning Demonstration on the Irish Farm


  • Effective Monday, March 9, the Museum is now operating on regular hours  (9am – 5pm)
  • Living History is back with costumed interpretive staff on the Museum’s historic farms and exhibits!
  • Spring is (almost) here and we promise no more snow!

Regular Hours

March 9 through November 30th, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Self-guided tours with interpreters on site will take place 7 days a week.

Holiday Schedule

The Museum will be closed to visitors on November 26, 2015, December 25, 2015, and January 1, 2016.
Beginning January 3rd, 2016 Guided Tours Only – No interpreters on-site.
The West African Exhibit will be closed December 1 – March 6, 2016 (for weatherization)
Museum Offices are closed on all Commonwealth of Virginia state holidays. For more information or to contact museum staff, please call (540) 332-7850.

Winter Hours

December 1, 2015 through March 6th, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ticket Pricing

Adult General Admission: $10.00
Senior General Admission: $ 9.50
Student General Admission (ages 13-college): $9.00
Child General Admission (ages 6-12): $6.00
Children Under Age 6: Free

Purchase Tickets

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 our Visitor Center staff at (540) 332-7850 or


Cash, checks, and major credit cards accepted.


Vending snacks and drinks available on patio area and Museum Store.
Picnic tables are available.


Pets, other than service animals are not allowed on museum exhibits.  Covered outdoor crates are available to rent at a nominal fee if you wish to bring your pet.