Welcome To
The Amherst County Museum And Historical Society
154 South Main St - PO Box 741
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-9068
staff@amherstcountymuseum.org
***6/20/17 - our internet/email is temporarily down (possibly until 6/27/17),
please call if you need to contact us***
  

Museum and Research Library hours: 

Tuesday through Friday - 10 AM to 4 PM

Saturday - by appointment only  (Appointments must be made by Thursday before)

May be closed noon to 1 PM.

We will be closed Friday, June 30th through Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 for Independence Day

When planning a visit please call ahead for your convenience.

In case of inclement weather the Museum will be closed if the schools are closed.

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Upcoming Programs and Events...

Please contact the Museum for further information about any programs or events.

**All programs and events are subject to change.**

**Programs and events are free and open to the public except where a fee or restriction is noted.**

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2017 Programs and Events:

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-Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM-
Colonial  Day

Step back in time to learn about colonial trades, entertainment, education and agriculture.

Colonial games, music, Revolution War encampment, quill pen writing, flax breaking, spinning, and more.

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We have a Facebook Page and a Facebook group!

The Muse: Fall 2016 (Our newsletter)

Our Mission

Founded in 1976, the mission of the Amherst County Museum & Historical Society is to discover, collect and preserve objects related to the history and genealogy of Amherst County. The Museum & Historical Society shall exhibit, interpret and offer those collections to provide educational experiences for people of all ages.

To contact us by phone: (434) 946-9068

To contact us by mail: P.O. Box 741, Amherst, VA 24521

To contact us by email: staff@amherstcountymuseum.org.

 

The Amherst County Museum & Historical Society is a private non-profit and is supported by memberships and donations. You can support us by making donations or registering with Shop for Museums when you do your online shopping!

 

Updated 13 Jun 2017