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Walking Tours

lThe museum leads a number of tours of historic areas in the town and county of Culpeper. Program information is available on this website and on our Facebook page. Members receive advance notice of all upcoming programs. 

Group walking tours are available on request subject to the museum’s schedule and  the availability of its staff and volunteers. Minimum group size is 7 people; maximum group size is 14. A minimum of two weeks advance notice is required.

Non-vaccinated museum visitors, including children under the age of 12, should follow the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines on masking and social distancing when attending our programs.

 

 

Attendees should bring water, wear comfortable footwear and dress appropriately for weather conditions. To register, follow the registration button for each program. Attendance for each tour is strictly limited. All tours start at the Museum of Culpeper History unless otherwise noted in the tour description.

Culpeper Walks: North Main Street
Museum of Culpeper History
113 S Commerce St., Culpeper
Saturday, June 11, 10:00 AM

This North Main Street Culpeper tour covers the development of North Main Street from 1749, when a young George Washington identified the location as a “high and pleasant situation.” See Culpeper grow through the colonial era to the Civil War, and beyond into the twentieth century. Learn about the major buildings and businesses, along with some of the important individuals who had businesses and residences in the North Main Street corridor from Davis to Edmondson Street. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes. Attendees should bring water, wear comfortable footwear and dress appropriately for weather conditions. Registration fee $10 per person.

Culpeper Walks: South Main Street
Museum of Culpeper History
113 S Commerce St., Culpeper
Saturday, July 9, 10:00 AM

The South Main Street Culpeper tour covers the development of South Main Street from 1749, when a young George Washington identified the location as a “high and pleasant situation.” See Culpeper grow through the colonial era to the Civil War, and beyond into the twentieth century. Learn about the major buildings and businesses, along with some of the important individuals who had businesses and residences in the South Main Street corridor from Davis to Scanlon Street. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes. Registration fee $10 per person.

Culpeper Walks: South Davis Street
Museum of Culpeper History
113 S Commerce St., Culpeper
Saturday, August 13, 10:00 AM

The South Davis Street Culpeper tour covers the development of the south side of Davis Street from the colonial era to the Civil War, and beyond into the twentieth century. Learn about the major buildings and businesses, along with some of the important individuals who had businesses and residences along South Davis Street. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes. Registration fee $10 per person.

Culpeper Walks: North Davis Street
Museum of Culpeper History
113 S Commerce St., Culpeper
September 10, 10:00 AM

The north Main Street Culpeper tour covers the development of the north side of Davis Street. Learn about the major buildings and businesses, along with some of the important individuals who had businesses and residences along North Davis Street. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes. Registration fee $10 per person.

Contact Us

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

Phone: (540) 829-1749

Hours

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

 

 

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