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The Ashland Museum tells the story of Ashland, Virginia through words, images, voices, and objects.
Sun., Dec. 6, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm: Holiday Walking & House Tour – Enjoy a guided walking tour through historic downtown Ashland, some historic Ashland neighborhoods, and a tour inside 600 S. Center Street. $25 in advance, $15 for museum members, and $30 for all at the door. Reservations encouraged.
Sun., Jan. 24, 3:00 pm: Members Program. Charles F. Bryan, Jr., Ph.D., President Emeritus of the Virginia Historical Society, will speak on The History Crisis in America- Myth and Reality. Location: Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland, VA 23005. Free.
Sun., Feb 28, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Untold Stories: Growing Up In Ashland/Hanover, the Black and White Experience – mark your calendar for the 3rd installment of this popular series. Topic and participant details to be posted soon. Location: The Center, 500 S. Center St., Ashland, VA 23005. Sponsors: The Center, Ashland Museum, The Hanover County Black Heritage Society, and Ashland Main Street Association. Free.
Would your group like a Private Tour of the Museum or a Walking Tour of Ashland? What a great idea for family reunions, wedding weekends, & club outings. Call or Contact us to make special arrangements.
Are you looking for a new challenge? We need VOLUNTEERS to staff the Ashland Museum! Help us keep our door open on the weekends for locals and visitors who want to learn about Ashland’s history. Volunteer training is available on request and you will be partnered with an experienced volunteer.
Please join or renew your membership today! We need your support to keep the Museum open and thriving.
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Museum News & Notes
On Sunday December 6, 2015, Ashland Museum will conduct two guided walking tours through Historic Downtown Ashland, some Historic Ashland neighborhoods, and a tour inside 600 S. Center Street, where we will have light refreshments before returning to the Museum. The 90-minute tours will begin at 2:00 pm and […]
The Ashland Museum has launched a new initiative to bring the assets of the Museum into the Ashland community. Initial projects will include outdoor history exhibits, historic markers and walking tours guided by mobile apps. In August, 2015, […]
Aug. 6, 2015. Scott Garka, CultureWorks President, awards a check for $5,350 to Rosanne Shalf, Ashland Museum President, for the Museum’s newest exhibit. The award from CultureWorks, Championed by Altria will be combined with a CSX grant and other donations to […]