We are having our back porch and handicap ramp renovated for the safety of our visitors.
Due to the renovations, starting sometime after Sept. 20, 2017,
and for approximately two weeks,
our handicap ramp and back porch access will be unavailable.
Please contact the Museum before visiting for handicap access availability information.
We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Museum and Research Library Hours:
Tuesday through Friday - 10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday - by appointment only (Appointments must be made by the Thursday before)
Thanksgiving - closed Wednesday, November 22, 2017, though Monday, November 27, 2017
Christmas/New Year's - closed Tuesday, December 24, 2017, through Tuesday, January 2, 2018
May be closed noon to 1 PM.
When planning a visit please call ahead for your convenience.
There is no fee for visiting the Museum or using our Research Library
In case of inclement weather the Museum will be closed if the schools are closed.
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.**
2017 Programs and Events:
- Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:30 PM -
ACMHS hosts Amherst County Chamber's Third Thursday.
Check out what the Museum has to offer: exhibits, research library, and volunteering opportunities.
- Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 5 PM to 8:30 PM -
Ghost Walk - Ghostly Tales of Amherst Town and County
Join us for a walking tour of the Town of Amherst
and learn about some of the strange, unusual, and interesting stories from the county's history.
Tour groups of 10 will leave the Museum every half hour.
Fee: $10 for adults, $5 for youths 12 and under.
Reservations highly recommended.
(Rain date October 28)
- Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 6 PM -
Evening On the Hill Fundraiser
Dinner with music provided by the 'Little Mountain Boys'