Help the Museum

culpeperchicA CALL TO ACTION!

The Museum serves residents, tourists, train travelers, children (of all ages), special interest groups, foreign travelers, and anyone who wishes to “discover” Culpeper. YOUR volunteer support mean the world to the Museum – and helps us become “the best small community museum in Virginia.”

Collections: Artifacts

The Museum changes exhibits every January. Displays and exhibits relate to a variety of topics that illuminate the long and varied history of Culpeper. In order for us to change shows annually, we often seek loans or donations of objects, documents and artifacts from residents that relate to these topics.

Some of the many items we have borrowed or received in recent years:

  • Military hardware and memorabilia
  • Agricultural tools, hardware
  • Medical equipment
  • Costumes, uniforms, linens, children’s attire, hats, coats, shoes
  • Diaries, journals, letters, diplomas, yearbooks, photos, postcards, maps
  • Archaeological finds: projectile points, arrowheads, axe heads, stone tools
  • Guns, swords, bayonets, knives
  • Toys
  • Artwork; paintings, sketches, watercolors

Volunteer Corner

Interested in History? Join your friends and neighbors by giving a few hours each month to work at the front desk, lead tours, assist with educational programming, or help with special events. Your time translates into assistance that is invaluable to us!

Contact Gloria Cooper, educator, at 540-829-1749 (Tues-Fri) if you can help by donating your time and expertise.

Gifts and Loans

You can support the Museum with monetary contributions or in-kind donations like goods and services. The Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, and all gifts are tax-deductible. Join the Friends of the Museum, the Heritage Cabinet, or give a one-time donation.

Donate

The Museum serves residents, tourists, train travelers, children (of all ages), special interest groups, foreign travelers, and anyone who wishes to “discover” Culpeper. YOUR financial support means the world to the Museum – and helps us become “the best small community museum in Virginia.”

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