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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!

Shop Downtown Culpeper This Holiday Season!

Culpeper’s downtown businesses are a great place to shop for your needs this holiday season!

Come see the museum’s entry in the Downtown Holiday Store Front Contest! While you’re here, come inside and see the specials in our gift shop:

  •  November 15-21: 20% off all jewelry
  • November 16: 20% off historic print ties
  • November 19: 15% off book “Culpeper Memories”
  • November 27-December 3: 20% off all art prints

In-store purchase only

Giving Tuesday

On Tuesday, November 30, the Museum of Culpeper History will be participate in the global Giving Tuesday fundraising movement.

What is Giving Tuesday? The idea that after giving thanks for all we have on Thanksgiving, we take a day to give back.

 How you you be a part of it? By spending part of the day helping someone or an organization in need. We’d welcome your support of the museum with a donation towards our goal of raising $2021 as part of this year’s fundraiser.


How will your support matter? The museum is committed to bringing affordable cultural programming to Culpeper County residents. Your support will fund exhibits, school programs, and activities through the year.

If you are unable to help the museum with a contribution, consider contacting us to become a volunteer, or just make someone’s day with an act of kindness.

Contact Us

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

Phone: (540) 829-1749


10am – 4pm
CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day



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