The museum includes the Spirit of Lincoln and the History of America and displays a large train collection including operating layouts and dioramas featuring the Lincoln Funeral Special. Museum dioramas present historic moments of this great nation. Guests can experience the new Lincoln Train Ride where you ride the simulated Lincoln Funeral train with the […]
This small museum, located on historic Main Street in Old Town Warrenton, features changing exhibits on life beginning in the mid-1700’s through the Civil War and the war’s aftermath.
With but few minor changes and repairs, the Jennie Wade House Museum remains much as Jennie (the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg) must have known it more than 140 years ago. Authentically furnished from cellar to attic, the museum is not only a shrine to a heroic martyr but has become a […]
The Haymarket Museum chronicles the story of a small, 19th century town and its surrounding agricultural community.
Lest We Forget’, is the motto of this museum, where visitors can enjoy an array of memorabilia, photography, artifacts, and interactive displays detailing U.S. military involvement in 20th century wars and conflicts.
Before the Civil War, the Exchange Hotel with its high ceiling parlors and grand veranda welcomed passengers from the two rail lines: the Virginia Central Railroad and the Alexandria Railroad.
Features huge, interactive HO scale model railroad depicting B&O passenger line from Union Station, DC to Brunswick Freight Classification Yards. Railroad equipment and memorabilia, social history exhibits, photographs, Victorian costumes, furnishings, toy, baseball, and medical history.
Unique collection of historical objects of local and national significance, plus Civil War relics, the evolution of firearms and American Indian artifacts.
The Museum & Research Center is located in the 1820’s home of Frederick physician Dr. John Baltzell, in the heart of Historic Downtown Frederick. Discover the rich history of Frederick County and its role that it has played in the nation. Journey through the county’s struggles, triumphs and entertainments spanning the colonial period to the […]
Dedicated to the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg, the Shriver House Museum is situated in the heart of Gettysburg’s Historic District. The home of George and Hettie Shriver and their daughters, Sadie (7) and Mollie (5), appears much the way it did when it was built in 1860, just a few months before […]
The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail (formally known as The Old Jail Museum) is located in the old Fauquier County prison complex. It was erected in 1808 as the 6th jail in Warrenton.
The Museum of Culpeper History showcases the rich history and interprets the significant events that shapes Culpeper today. From the dinosaurs that roamed the area during the Triassic period to the soldiers that camped and fought here during the Civil War there is so much to discover!