Visit the Museum
The Museum is located in the historic train depot at 113 South Commerce Street in Culpeper, Virginia. There is plenty of free two- and three-hour parking available in front of the train depot and within a block’s walk. Before or after your visit be sure to obtain information from the Visitor Center just down the hall and enjoy shopping and dining in downtown Culpeper!
Visits to the Museum generally take 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on your level of interest. Staff or volunteers are available to help get you started with your visit and to answer any questions you may have. Be sure to pop in to the Museum Shop also to find relevant history books, Culpeper memorabilia, historical children’s toys, and more!
General admission to the Museum is $5 for adults with a $1 discount provided to seniors citizens (62+) and military veterans and free admission provided to all children, students, and Culpeper residents (with ID).
Tours for Adults
Guided tours for adult groups can be scheduled by calling the Museum’s Education Coordinator Helen Thompson at 540-829-1749. Tours can be customized to suit your groups interests and time constraints. Rates for group tours depend on length and content of tours and discounted rates are provided to groups of 10 or more.
Tours for Schools & School-Aged Children
Guided tours for school groups and school-aged children can be scheduled by calling the Museum’s Education Coordinator Helen Thompson at (540) 829-1749. Tours are designed with your curriculum in mind. Home school groups, after-school groups, scout groups and clubs are all invited to experience the Museum through a specialized tour. An add-on visit to the Burgandine House or a local Civil War battlefield can also be arranged. Rates for group tours depend on length and content of tours and discounted rates are provided to groups of 10 or more.
The museum is following safety protocols ins response to the COVID-19 virus including frequent cleaning and sanitizing of high-touch surfaces in the museum galleries. Interactive components are currently unavailable. Museum Staff and Volunteers are masked when stationed in the galleries or conducting indoor or off-site programs unless actively eating or drinking.
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. We request all visitors to mask when children are in attendance.