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Millwood
Burwood-Morgan Mill
15 Tannery Lane
PO Box 282
Millwood VA 22646
Phone 540 837-1799
Alt Phone 540 955-2600
Web Site http://www.visuallink.net/ccha/mill/mill.htm
E-mail mailto:ccha@visuallink.com
Description operating water powered mill, built by Carter's Grove owner Nathaniel Burwell, constructed and operated by Daniel Morgan
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Mill
Era 1785
Owner/Operator: Clarke County Historical Association

 

  VA

  New Market

  Hall of Valor Civil War Museum

  PO Box 1864

  New Market  VA  22844    

  Web Site  http://www4.vmi.edu/museum/nm/hov.html

  Toll Free  866 555-1864

  Description  on the New Market Battlefield, where Confederates including VMI cadets fought the  Union army

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:        12/19/2005

Virginia
Newport News
Peninsula Fine Arts Center
101 Museum Drive
Newport News VA 23606
Phone 757 596-8175
Web Site www.pfac-va.org
Description Six galleries of art exhibits, hands on kids area
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

  VA
 
Newport News
 
Virginia War Museum
 
9285 Warwick Boulevard
 
Newport News   VA     23607
  Phone   757 247-8523
 
Web Site  http://www.warmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@warmuseum.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.military-historians.org/
 
Description  US military history from 1775-present
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Collection N-Z  Uniforms
 
Owner/Operator:  Company of Military Historians
 
New or Updated:   6/28/2004

Virginia
Norfolk
Chrysler Museum & Historic Houses
245 W Olney Road
Norfolk VA 23510
Phone 757 333-6200
Web Site www.chrysler.org/
Description Fine arts, world & US, glass collection, photography, 3 historic houses
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Virginia
Norfolk
MacArthur Memorial
MacArthur Square
Norfolk VA 23510
Phone 757 441-2965
Web Site
Description General Douglas MacArthur memorial with nine galleries & exhibit hall
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Era WW II

Virginia
Quantico
Marine Corps Air Ground Museum
2014 Anderson Avenue
Quantico VA 22134
Phone
703 784-2606
Web Site
www.usmc-history.org/airground/index.html
Description NOW CLOSED, collection available to scholars
Type of Resource Museum
New or Updated: 07/03/2003

Virginia
Quantico
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation/National'l Museum
PO Box 998
Quantico VA 22134
Phone 703 640-7965
Web Site http://www.usmcmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:info@marineheritage.org
Alt Web http://www.marineheritage.org/
Description in the process of creating the National Museum of the Marine Corps - aiming for 2005 opening
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
New or Updated: 07/03/2003

Virginia
Richmond
Marsh Art Gallery
George M Modlin Center for the Arts
U Richmond
Richmond VA 23173
Phone
804 289-8276
Web Site www.richmond.edu/cultural/museums
Description rotating exhibits of historical and contemporary work
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Virginia
Richmond
Museum of the Confederacy
1201 East Clay Street
Richmond VA 23219
Phone 804 649-1861
Web Site www.moc.org
E-mail info@moc.org
Description site contains modern museum and the "White House of the Confederacy"
Type of Resource Museum
Era Civil War

Virginia
Richmond
Meadow Farm Museum
8600 Dixon Powers Drive
Richmond VA 23225
Phone 804 501-5520
Alt Phone 804 501-5736
Web Site http://www.co.henrico.va.us/rec/mfarm.htm
Description costumed guides to farm of mid-1800's
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 19th
Last changed: 02/25/2003

  VA

  Richmond

  Children's Museum of Richmond

  2626 West Broad St

  Richmond  VA   23220    

  Phone   804 474-2667

  Web Site  http://www.c-mor.org/

  Toll Free  877 295 CMO

  Description  Dream Weavings, James River Waterplay, Light Piper

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated: 7/9/2004


Virginia
Richmond
Valentine Museum of Life and History of Richmond
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond VA  23219
Phone 804 649-0711
Web Site www.valentinemuseum.com/index1.html
Description 100 years old, includes 1812 Wickham House
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

  VA

  Richmond

  Virginia Historical Society

  428 North Boulevard

  PO Box 7311

  Richmond    VA           23221    

  Phone   804 358-4901

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

  Description  16000 years of Virginia history

  Type of Resource   Museum

  New or Updated:  7/11/2004



Virginia
Richmond
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2800 Grove Avenue
Richmond VA  23221
Phone 804 340-1400
Alt Phone 804 367-0844
Web Site www.vmfa.state.va.us
Description multiple collections of international significance in varied disciplines - Faberge jewelry, Himalayan region art, British sporting art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection G-M Jewelry

Virginia
Roanoke
Art Museum of Western Virginia
One Market Square
Roanoke VA 24011
Phone 540 342-5760
Web Site www.artmuseumroanoke.org
Description art and culture of the region
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Virginia
Roanoke
History Museum of Western Virginia
One Market Square
Roanoke VA 24011
Phone 540 342-5770
Web Site www.history-museum.org
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Owner/Operator: Historical Society of Western Virginia
 

  VA

  Roanoke

  Virginia's Explore Park

  Milepost 115, Blue Ridge Parkway

  PO Box 8508

  Roanoke  VA  24014    

  Phone   540 427-1800  Web Site  http://www.explorepark.org/

  Toll Free  800 842-9163

  Description  17th Century Totero Village, 18th Century Settler's Cabin, 19th Century Valley

                    Community, JUL 2004: 1750's Frontier Fort

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Group Identity   Native American

  Era  19th

  New or Updated:   5/7/2005

  Virginia
Smithfield
Isle of Wight County Museum
103 Main Street
Smithfield VA 23430
Phone
757 357-7459
Web Site
http://www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us/museum.html
Description
ham, water, and agriculture
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
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