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Welcome to the Ashland Museum!

The Ashland Museum tells the story of Ashland, Virginia through words, images, voices, and objects.

Introducing

Now you can explore Ashland and its rich history right from your mobile device! Currently we offer 5 walking tours complete with historical photographs, audio, and historic and architectural info for some of Ashland’s residential and commercial treasures. Explore our Historic Downtown, the grand homes of South Center Street, the Race Course Addition neighborhood, the homes around Randolph-Macon College, and the unique neighborhood known as Berkleytown.

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Ashland Museum Inside Out is funded in part
by a grant from CultureWorks championed by Altria,
a grant from CSX, and by donations
to the Ashland Museum Development Fund.

Upcoming Events

Woodland Cemetery Tours, Friday, May 11, 6 pm, and Sunday, May 20, 2pm. More details and registration.

The Woodland Cemetery website is now live. You can search the burial records, learn about notable burials and discover the fascinating history of Woodland cemetery. The website also offers family and friends the opportunity to share stories and photos of loved ones.

Kid’s History Camp – Monday, July 30-Friday, August 3, 9:00 am-12 noon. This will be held at The Center, 500 S. Center St.

News & Notes

Woodland Cemetery Tours – Spring 2018

Join us for a walking tour of Ashland's historic Woodland Cemetery. Woodland was founded in 1862 as a burial site for soldiers. "What's new at Woodland?" -- Come on the tour and see first-hand what we have discovered using ground penetrating radar.  The location of over 200 soldiers including [...]

Camp Ashland 2018 – July 30-Aug 3

Ashland Museum and Hanover Arts and Activities Center present Camp Ashland 2018, a history camp for all rising 2nd – 6th grader history buffs. Curious kid campers will explore how people lived in the 19th and early 20th Century in Ashland. What did children wear and what foods did [...]

New Ashland Museum Sign

The Board poses with the Ashland Museum's new sign, now mounted at the front corner of the building. Look for it next time you are passing by 105 Hanover Ave. or visiting the Ashland Museum.