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Fort Eustis
U S Army Transportation Corps Museum
Building 300
Fort Eustis VA 23604
Phone 757 878-1115
Web Site www.eustis.army.mil/dptmsec/museum.htm
Description 60 vehicles of all sorts outside, inside dioramas, exhibits, art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Nature of Group or Site Unit
 

  VA

  Fort Lee

  US Army Quartermaster Museum

  Building 5218

  1201 22nd Street

  Fort Lee  VA   23801    

  Phone   804 734-4203

  Web   www.qmmuseum.lee.army.mil/

  Alt Web  www.lee.army.mil/quartermaster/museum/index.html

  Description  Army logistics since the Revolution

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Military

  Nature of Group or Site Unit

  Collection A-F Flags

  Collection  Uniforms

  Research  Archives

  New or  Updated   2/9/2006

 Virginia

  Fort Lee

  US Army Women's Museum

  2100 A Avenue

  Fort Lee  VA   23801    

  Phone  804 734-4327

  Web Site www.awm.lee.army.mil/

  E-mail   mailto:AWMWeb@lee.army.mil

  Description  honors women's contributions, official or not, from the Revolution to the

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History

  New or Updated:  4/10/2007

 

  VA

  Fort Myer

  Old Guard Museum

  Address

  Fort Myer   VA

  Web   http://www.army.mil/oldguard/index2.htm

  Description  3rd US Infantry Regiment, official Ceremonial Unit & Escort to the President

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  Industry /Profession Infantry

  New or Updated      2/9/2006

  Fredericksburg
 
Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center
 
907 Princess Anne Street
 
PO Box 922
 
Fredericksburg   VA  22401    
 
Phone   540 371-3037
 
Web Site  http://www.famcc.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:famoffice@earthlink.net
 
Description  Native American cultures, American Revolution & Civil War, Civil Rights                     Movement
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:    3/15/2004

Virginia
Fredericksburg
George Washington's Ferry Farm
1201 Washington Avenue
Fredericksburg VA 22401
Phone 540 373-3381
Web Site www.kenmore.org
Description settled by George Washington's family
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Farm
Era 1738

 

Virginia
Front Royal
Warren Rifles Confederate Museum
95 Chester Street
Front Royal VA 71101
Phone 318 222-0227
Web Site BROKEN http://users.erols.com/va-udc/museum.html
Alt Web http://www.shenvalley.com/sv2/vacation/attractions.shtml
Description arms, battle flags, uniforms, personal & domestic items of Civil War figures
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Photography
Era Civil War
Owner/Operator: Daughters of the Confederacy

  VA
 
Ft Monroe
 
Casemate Museum
 
20 Bernard Rd
 
PO Box 51431
 
Ft MonroeVA     23651    
 
Phone   757 788-3391
 
Web Site  http://www-tradoc.army.mil/museum/
 
Description  1834 stone fortress, you can tour artillery emplacements,
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Building Type   Fort
 
New or Updated:    5/6/2004

  VA
 
Gloucester
 
Gloucester Museum of History
 
6509 Main Street
 
PO Box 1176
 
Gloucester     VA      23061    
 
Phone   804 693-1234
 
Web Site  http://www.gloucesterva.info/museum/historyhome.htm
 
Description  located in pre-Revolutionary brick building, focus on local Hall of Fame
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
New or Updated:   5/7/2004

Virginia
Gwynn's Island
Gwynn's Island Museum
PO Box 109
Gwynn's Island VA 23066
Phone 804 725-7949
Web Site http://www.qsl.net/w4rzb/gimuse.html
E-mail mailto: w4rzb@qsl.net
Description housed in original OddFellows lodge, which became first public school, then general store, now houses Civil War, costume, maritime collections among others
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Civic
Collection A-F Costumes

  VA
  Hampton
  Hampton University Museum
 
Huntington Building
  Hampton University
  Hampton  VA  23668  
 
Phone  757 727-5308
  Web Site  http://www.hamptonu.edu/museum/
 
Description  9000 items fine and folk art of African Americans, African, Native                         Hawaiian, Pacific Islands, Asian
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Arts
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ethnography
  Group Identity  African American
  New or Updated:  07/29/2003 

Virginia
Hardy
Booker T Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T Washington Highway
Hardy VA 24101
Phone 540 721-2094
Web Site www.nps.gov/bowa/
E-mail BOWA_Rangers_3@nps.gov
Description plantation where famous educator and founder of Tuskegee Institute grew up as a slave
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Group Identity African American

  VA
  Lancaster
  Mary Ball Washington Museum
 
8346 Mary Ball Road
  PO Box 97
  Lancaster  VA  22503  
 
Phone  804 462-7280
  Web Site  http://www.mbwm.org/
  E-mail  mailto:history@rivnet.net
  Description
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Building Collection
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/25/2003

Virginia
Leesburg
Loudoun Museum
16 Loudoun Street SW
Leesburg VA 20175
Phone 703 777-7427
Web Site www.loudounmuseum.org
Description from Native Americans to the present
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

 

  VA

  Lexington

  George C Marshall Museum

  VMI Parade

  PO Drawe 1600

  Lexington  VA           24450    

  Phone   540 463-7103

  Web Site  http://www.marshallfoundation.org/

  E-mail  mailto:cushmanpn@marshallfoundation.org

  Description  honors WW II military leader and post-war statesman, author of Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe and NATO

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  WW II

  Owner/Operator:  George C Marshall Foundation

  New or Updated:           12/19/2005

Virginia
Lynchburg
Maier Museum of Art
1 Quinlan Street
Lynchburg VA 24503
Phone 804 947-8136
Web Site www.rmwc.edu/maier
Description 19th and 20th century American art by well-known figures such as Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Eakins, Andrew Wyeth and more
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Virginia
Lynchburg
Old City Cemetery
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
Phone 804 847-1465
Web Site
Description Pest House and 1840's doctor's office
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Industry /Profession Medical

  VA
 
Machipongo
 
Barrier Islands Center
 
PO Box 206
 
Machipongo  VA  23405   
  Phone  757 678-5514
 
Web Site  http://www.barrierislandscenter.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:bic@esva.net
 
Description  attempting to restore the Almshouse Farm as a local museum and cultural                         center
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Civic
 
Era      1840
 
New or Updated:  07/15/2003
 

  VA

  Martinsville

  Virginia Museum of Natural History

  1001 Douglas Avenue

  Martinsville  VA  24112    

  Phone  276 666-8600

  Web Site http://www.vmnh.net/

  Description  wildflowers, life in the sea, ice age, dinosaurs, rock hall of fame

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Paleontology

  New or Updated:  11/23/2006

Virginia
McLean
CIA Museum
Address
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McLean VA
Phone
703 482-0623
Web Site
http://www.odci.gov/cia/information/artifacts/index.htm
Description
history of US Intelligence: artifacts, photos, OSS memorabilia, Soviet espionage -- declassified artifacts, but public is not allowed to visit. See web site for pictures
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
History Resource
Nature of Group or Site
Web Site

Virginia
McLean
Claude Moore Colonial Farm Park
6310 Georgetown Pike
McLean VA 22101
Phone 703 442-7557
Alt Phone 703 442-7558
Web Site http://www.1771.org/
Description everyday life on a small, low-income farm, with costumes characters - features environmental living programs, three day, two nights living and 
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 1770

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