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Culpeper Baptist Church 250: 1774-2024

The quest for religious freedom in America and guaranteeing the right to worship in the in the way of one’s choosing was a revolutionary idea – an idea in which Virginia played an important role.

The museum’s latest exhibit, developed and installed by Culpeper Baptist Church, tells the story of the role played by Baptist missionaries in Culpeper in our country’s struggle for religious freedom.  Learn about this important event and the other ways in which Culpeper Baptist has supported our community in its 250 years of ministry and service.

Culpeper’s Revolution of Ideas: The Culpeper Resolves, 1774
January 27 – December 31, 2024
This exhibit explores the independence movement in Culpeper County leading up to the Revolutionary War, culminating in the Culpeper Resolves of 1774 and its public statement of support for American self-governance.  This year marks the 250th anniversary of these dramatic events

They Also Served – Civil War Horses in Culpeper County
October 26, 2023 – November 1, 2024
If it is true that more soldiers marched through Culpeper County than any other locality during the Civil War, then the same claim should be made for horses and mules! The museum’s latest exhibit, “They Also Served: Civil War Horses in Culpeper County” explores the role played by the war’s four-footed soldiers and how they were affected by the conflict through period images and artifacts.

The Culpeper Minute Men NSDAR, 100 Years of Service
July 2023-July 2024
This exhibit highlights one hundred years of activity by the Daughters of the American Revolution in Culpeper County and their significant accomplishments in the service areas of historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Chartered in 1923, the Culpeper Chapter NSDAR has marked local gravesites, commissioned historic monuments, collected and preserved artifacts and documents, and more.


Guardians of Freedom
August 1-18, 2023
A travelling exhibit developed by Hero’s Bridge Veteran Support Services of Warrenton, this exhibition shares portraits and stories of veterans of conflicts from WWII to the present who live in the Culpeper area and surrounding counties.

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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