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Virginia
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Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles
Address ******
Phone
Web Site www.vmmv.org
Description open house once a year, operates rental service for film makers, associated with Freedom Museum in Manassas VA
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military

  VA
 
Abingdon
 
William King Regional Arts Center
 
415 Academy Dr
 
Abingdon   VA  24212 
 
Phone   276 628-3922
 
Web Site  http://www.wkrac.org/about.html
 
E-mail  mailto:info@wkrac.org
 
Description  regional art center in 913 school, sculpture garden, 10 exhibitions a year
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
New or Updated:   1/15/2004

Virginia
Alexandria
Alexandria Archaeology Museum
105 North Union Street #327
Alexandria VA 22314
Phone
703 838-4399
Web Site
http://ci.alexandria.va.us/oha/archaeology
Description
what archaeology is & how its done -- local examples
Type of Resource
Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility
Archaeology

  VA
 
Alexandria
 
Alexandria Black History Resource Center
 
638 N Alfred Street
 
Alexandria  VA  22314    
 
Phone  703 838-4356
 
Web Site  http://oha.ci.alexandria.va.us/bhrc/bh-collections.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.prmuseum.com/kendrix/resouctr.html
 
Description  located in original segregated black public library, offers paintings photos,                         book, & other memorabilia of the African American experience, with tours,                         lectures & other activities
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Building Type  Library
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
Group Identity  African American
 
New or Updated:  07/14/2003

Virginia
Alexandria
Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site
4301 West Braddock Road
Alexandria VA 22304
Phone 703 838-4848
Web Site http://ci.alexandria.va.us/oha/fortward.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort

Virginia
Alexandria
Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum
Address
Alexandria VA
Phone
Web Site http://ci.alexandria.va.us/oha/lyceum.html
Description first intellectual and cultural center in town, now local history museum
Type of Resource Museum

Virginia
Alexandria
National Museum of Women's History
303 West Glendale Ave
Alexandria VA  22308
Phone 703 299-0552
Web Site www.NMWH.org
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Women

Virginia
Alexandria
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
105 South Fairfax Street
Alexandria VA   22314
Phone 703 836-3713
Web Site http://www.apothecary.org/
Description drug store operated for 141 years, closed in 1933 -- medicines & household goods for George Washington, James Monroe, & Robert E Lee
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Retail
Era 1792

Virginia
Alexandria

Torpedo Factory Art Center
Address
Alexandria VA
Phone
Web Site www.torpedofactory.org
Description work and exhibition spaces for 155 artists in old factory building
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Virginia
Amherst
Amherst County Historical Museum
154 North Main Street
Amherst VA 24521
Phone 804 946-9068
Web Site http://members.aol.com/achmuseum/achmhis.htm
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Local History
 

  VA

  Arlington

  Arlington Historical Museum

  1805 South Arlington Ridge Road

  Arlington  VA       22202    

  Phone   703 892-4204

  Web Site  www.arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@ArlingtonHistoricalSociety.org

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Owner/Operator:  Arlington Historical Society

  New or Updated:    10/10/2005

  VA

  Atkins

  Glade Mountain Museum

  6711 Lee Hwy

  Atkins  VA   24311    

  Phone   540 783-5678

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.virginiaheritage.org/smyth_co.htm

  Description  200 vehicles, blacksmithing equipment

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:   9/28/2004



Virginia
Berryville
Clarke County VA Museum & Archives
104 North Church Street
PO Box 306
Berryville VA 22611
Phone 540 955-2600
Web Site http://www.visuallink.net/ccha/museum/museum.htm
E-mail mailto:ccha@visuallink.com
Description local museum and archives
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Research /Reading Archives

   VA
 
Cape Charles
  Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center
 
Cape Charles VA
  Phone
  Web Site  http://www.smallmuseum.org/capechas.htm
 
Description  former diesel power generating station, one engines runs  as           a demonstration, railroad spur, model collection
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Local History
  Building Type  Mill
  Industry /Profession  Energy
  Collection G-M  Models
  Owner/Operator:  Cape Charles Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/17/2003

  Virginia
Charles City
Shirley Plantation
501 Shirley Plantation Road
Charles City VA 23030
Phone
804 829-5121
Web Site
www.shirleyplantation.com
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Plantation

  VA
 
Charlottesville
 
Albemarle Charlottesville  Historical Society
 
200 2nd Street NE
 
Charlottesville   VA   22902    
 
Phone   804 296-1492
 
Web Site  http://achs.category4.com/home.html
 
Description  predominantly document oriented, located in library building
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Library
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:   5/25/2004

Virginia
Charlottesville
Bayly Art Museum U VA
Rugby Road
Charlottesville VA 22903
Phone 804 924-3592
Web Site www.virginia.edu/~bayly/bayly.html
Alt Web www.lib.virginia.edu/dic/exhib/93/ray.aa/African.html
Description genera art museum with multiple eras, media, origins
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

 
    VA
 
Charlottesville
 
Virginia Discovery Museum
 
524 East Main Street
 
PO Box 1128
 
Charlottesville    VA    22902 
  Phone   804 977-1025
 
Web Site  http://www.vadm.org/
 
Description  hands on science, history & art
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:  5/25/2004

Virginia Museum of Natural History
104 Emmet
Charlottesville VA  22904
Phone 804 982-4605
Web Site www.vmnh.org
Description exhibits, programs, special events
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
 
  Virginia
Colonial Beach
Wakefield National Memorial
1730 Popes Creek Road
Colonial VA 22443
Phone
804 224-7895
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum

 

  VA

  Danville

  AAF Tank Museum

  3401 US Highway 29

  Danville  VA   24540    

  Phone   434 836-5323

  Web Site  http://www.aaftankmuseum.com/

  Description  over 100 tanks & artillery pieces, other weapons, uniforms & helmets, toys

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  Owner/Operator:  American Armoured Foundation

  New or Updated:  12/13/2005


  VA

  Fairfax

  Cold War Museum

  PO Box 178

  Fairfax                      VA           22030    

  Phone   703 273-2381

  Web Site  http://www.coldwar.org/

  E-mail  mailto:museum@coldwar.org

  Description  currently has online exhibits and traveling exhibit on the U-2 incident of 1960 (co-founder is Francis Gary Powers); excellent collection of Cold War and espionage links

  Type of Resource   Museum

  New or Updated:           11/12/2005

 
   
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