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Welcome to the Museum of Culpeper History

The Museum showcases the rich history and interprets the significant events that shapes Culpeper today. From the dinosaurs that roamed here to the soldiers that camped and fought here there is much to discover!

We are Open!

In order to create a safe experience for you to visit during this time we are adhering to guidelines established by the Virginia Department of Health and the CDC. Visitation in the museum will be limited to no more than twelve visitors and other necessary safety procedures have been implemented to ensure you will feel more comfortable with your visit. We are excited to welcome you back!

Culpeper History & Heritage

We offer so many places throughout the county where you can learn about our community through the centuries. We hope to welcome you and your family soon!

Culpeper First Fridays

The Museum and Culpeper’s downtown businesses are open late ’til 8:00 the first Friday of each month. Our children’s activity area will be open and a 15% discount offered on all items in the gift shop. Visit  for more details on other activities downtown for this series!

Third Thursday Concert Series

Tickets for Culpeper’s downtown concert series are available at the museum! Visit Culpeper Renaissance for full schedule and details!



OCTOBER 7, 5:00-9:00 PM

Join us for the museum’s annual fall fundraiser! Enjoy classic blues by musicians Bryan Jacobs & Remington Steel, sip cocktails in the 1902 stable, choose from three delicious entrees on our dinner buffet, show off your mastery of knowledge of Culpeper history with our trivia contest, bid on an assortment of exciting products and experiences in our silent auction, and learn about our community’s lasting significance in a presentation by historian Eugene Scheel. Hosted at beautiful Mountain Run Winery.

Contact Us

Museum of Culpeper History
113 S. Commerce Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Phone: (540) 829-1749


10am – 4pm



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