The Virginia Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum for young children and their families. Lots of fun things to do and see, including an authentic 18th century log cabin, art studio, train play area, toddler room and changing exhibits.
Thomas Jefferson believed the college experience should take place within an “academical village,” a place where interaction between scholars and students enlivened the pursuit of knowledge.
Scottsville Museum brings our town’s history to life, from its beginnings as an 18th century James River settlement to its shining era as a bustling 19th century river and canal port.
Comprised of almost one hundred old buildings, the Scottsville Historic District is a wonderful reminder of 18th and 19th century life in rural Virginia. Almost half of the homes and buildings that remain date to before the Civil War, and tourists can delight in the quiet of the riverfront, or enjoy the small shops and […]
Pine Knot was the country retreat of Theodore and Edith Roosevelt and their children from 1905 to 1908 during his term as President as a rural retreat from the fast-paced environment of Washington, D.C.
Samuel Miller established The Miller School, originally known as The Miller Manual Labor School in 1874 to provide a first-rate education for children from Albemarle County and the surrounding area, regardless of financial condition.
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.