Welcome to the Ashland Museum!

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


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

Richmond Slave Trail Tour – Thursday, October 25, 8:45 am-1:00 pm. For more information …

Woodland Cemetery Tour – Friday, October 19, 6:00 pm. For more information …

Ashland Train Day – Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. For more information …

Holiday Guided Walking Tour – Sunday, December 2, 2:00 or 4:00 pm. Details coming.

News & Notes

Richmond Slave Trail Tour – Fall 2018

Kelly Merrill, Ph.D., Ashland Museum board member, faculty member at Randolph-Macon College and University of Richmond, and fellow with Initiatives of Change, will lead two tours of the Richmond Slave Trail. Join us on Saturday, October 6, or Thursday, October 11. We will meet at the Ashland Museum at 8:45 [...]

Woodland Cemetery Flashlight Tour – Fall 2018

Join us for a walking tour of Ashland's historic Woodland Cemetery. This tour will include an expanded history about the Randolph-Macon College faculty and staff buried at Woodland. Ginger Young, Ph.D., retired McGraw-Page Library director, and Susan Tucker, cemetery administrator, will be our guides for the evening. Woodland was [...]

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.

External Links

Visit our Links Page for a list of helpful local websites.