History Alfresco XII Saturday, Oct. 7th!
Join your friends under the stars for a wonderful evening of tours of the home and grounds, music, appetizers, a silent auction, and wine bar. Then sit down for a fabulous three-course meal, presentations and more!
2017 will be hosted by the Lucas family at Val Verde! An historical site used as Gen. Popes headquarters during the Battle of Cedar Mountain. Save the date to attend this years event to see this historical home.
The 3rd annual Dino Walk will be held on Saturday, July 15th at Luck Stone Quarry – Rt. 3 just outside Culpeper, VA. Get a pass to enter the site (9am through noon) at the Museum. Only $15 per car! Museum hours (to purchase passes) 10-5 Mon-Sat., 11:30-5 on Sun. Call 540-829-1749 if you don’t live in Culpeper and you need to order a pass – call between 9-5 Mon through Friday. You must have a pass to enter the site. Each time slot can accommodate up to 40 cars – you will need to show your pass before you can enter the site. Choose one of the following times to explore the site: 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 NOON Each tour is approximately 50 minutes long: bring water, sun screen, a camera, and lots of questions! Experts on the tracks, and on the history of the discovery (ca. 1989) will be in the pit to answer questions and show you the best tracks! Rain or shine – will be held unless there is threat of lightning (then it will be held the following Saturday) Hope to see you in the...read more
… to visit a museum! And the Museum of Culpeper History is just the place to visit this week! Lots of new exhibits and displays, and hands-on activities for kids of ALL ages! Stop by today…and get out of the rain, snow, wind, sleet, hail, cold, heat…ok, so ANY day is a good day to slip inside and “discover” Culpeper history!read more
When snow, hail, sleet, ice, or locusts hit Culpeper, and town/county schools close, the Museum is also closed! If you are not sure, call the Museum after 10am… if we’re open, a human will answer! 🙂 Be safe out there – and come to see us soon! Cheers, Leeread more
VOLUNTEER FRONT LINE STAFF NEEDED! Weekend guide and shop help needed – will train! The Museum runs with LOTS of volunteer assistance, especially in the galleries and Museum Shop. Do you like working with people? Like history? Then you might enjoy volunteering at the Museum! Call Gloria Tues-Friday at 540-829-1749 for more information.read more