The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia came into being in 1997 through a gift by American businessman, John W. Kluge. Mr. Kluge began collecting Aboriginal art in 1988 and compiled one of the foremost private collections of Australian Aboriginal art in the world.
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 lifelong home of James Madison, “Father of the Constitution” and fourth President of the United States, was also home to three generations of the Madison family from 1723 to 1844. The mansion core was built by Madison’s father c.1760.
The head house was built in 1859 and served as the western terminus of the Gettysburg Railroad line to Hanover, Pennsylvania. The Historic Gettysburg Railroad Station is free and open to the public with special exhibits through the year.
The Haymarket Museum chronicles the story of a small, 19th century town and its surrounding agricultural community.
Here in one collection, is the history of America as revealed by our Presidents, meticulously reproduced in wax in every detail. The figures, using the magic of light and sound, tell the story of America from their perspective. The Smithsonian collection of “First Ladies Inaugural Gowns” is authentically reproduced in The Hall of First Ladies. […]
Preserves and restores railway equipment, including steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars, and other rolling stock. The public is invited every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 pm to enjoy the exhibits, which include pictures, lights, lanterns, bells, whistles and other railroading items. The museum also boasts a complete gift shop, library/research room, […]
Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center is an educational and entertaining experience for families and tour groups of all ages.
Civil War Museum housed in the Gettysburg headquarters of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It was in this house that Gen. Lee & his staff planned the Battle of Gettysburg. Tour the museum’s exhibits located in this historic structure. Artifacts from the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War are showcased. Visitors will also find […]
Gathland State Park was once the mountain home of George Alfred Townsend, a Civil War journalist. It is the site of a unique collection of buildings and structures that he designed and constructed, some of which have been restored.
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 Orange & Alexandria Railroad. Current Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-4pm