Amherst, VA 24521
Museum hours: 10 AM to 4 PM (may be closed noon to 1 PM) Tuesday through Friday. Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM
When planning a visit please call ahead for your convenience.
Please note that the Museum is usually closed on the Saturday of a holiday weekend.
Museum Closings 2014: Fall Gala - November 1, Veterans Day - November 11, Thanksgiving - November 26 to December 1, Christmas/New Years, December 20, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Tuesday, October 21 at 10 a.m. - Card Party Luncheon - $10 per person, card game of your choice. Reserve you seat by October 14.
Saturday, November 1 at 2 p.m. - Fall Gala at Geddes, featuring Thomas Jefferson portrayed by Bill Barker of Colonial Williamsburg. Must be a member or guest of a member, $25, reservations must be made by Thursday, October 23.
Please contact the Museum for further information about any events.
**Coming in 2015** - Civil War Encampment, April 18-19, 2015 on the lawn at ACMHS. Open and free to the public. The weekend will include music, talks, presentations, readings, a Civil War Sunday Service and a showing of the Emmy Award winning film
"Hunter's Raid, The Battle for Lynchburg, Defending Hearth & Home."
Re-enactors are welcome and will be provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday April 18, and breakfast and lunch on April 19. Re-enactors please confirm with Octavia Starbuck, Director, ACMHS, as soon as possible, either by phone, 434-946-9068 or email, email@example.com. Final count is needed by April 7, 2015.
Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, our new digital publication, is available. It updates information from the 1999 edition and adds new information with GPS coordinates.
We have a Facebook group!
The Muse: April 2014 (Our newsletter)
See our growing catalog on LibraryThing (an external site).
See more items of general interest and some of our digitized collections.
Did you miss Cliff Ambers' presentation on heritage grapes in central Virginia and Amherst County? Thanks to Cliff for permission to make it available here.
If you'd like a copy of the brochure for the 2014 cemetery tour, please call the Museum 434-946-9068..