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Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street exhibition – Crossroads: Changes in Rural America will be in Hanover County August 28-October 3. Co-hosted by the Ashland Museum and the Hanover Museum of History and Culture, this exhibition will be at the Hanover Museum of History and Culture, 7496 County Complex Rd., Hanover, VA; details

Hanover County Flex Learning Day: Ashland Museum Scavenger Hunt – INSIDE the museum, Ashland Museum Scavenger Hunt – OUTSIDE the museum, Ashland Museum Scavenger Hunt – ONLINE

The Museum will be open Friday 12-2pm, Saturday 10am-2:00pm and Sunday 1-3pm. Vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a mask.

Please download our free app, AshlandVirginia, and take it along when you’re out for walk.

Volunteers: Click here to link directly to Volunteer Calendar. Thank you for your time.

 

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

Yep, there’s an App for that. Yep, there's an App for that. The Ashland Museum is thrilled to offer members and visitors a new way to explore Ashland -- the Ashland Museum Inside and Out app! Enjoy multiple walking tours loaded with information, photos and even audio and video. Enjoy the homes of Center Street, historic Downtown, the Racecourse route, Berkleytown and the Randolph-Macon Neighborhood. This is... Read More Support the Ashland Museum Support the Ashland Museum Please join or renew your membership today! We need your support to keep the Museum open and thriving. A New Way to Support the Ashland Museum: Amazon Smile – make us your designated charity. Read More Group Tours Group Tours 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. Read More Volunteers Needed Volunteers Needed 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. Read More

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.

News & Notes

Exhibition – Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Crossroads: Change in Rural America Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street exhibition – co-hosted with Hanover Museum of History & Culture August 28-October 3, 2021 – Tuesday through Friday: 12-4 pm; Saturday: 10 am-2 pm; Sunday: 1-4 pm; and by appointment. Free. Exhibition will be in the new Hanover Museum of History & [...]

Woodland Cemetery Tour – Fall 2021

Thanks for your interest. We will have our walking of Woodland Cemetery on Sept. 30, and Oct. 7, 2021 Join us for our fall walking tour of Ashland's historic Woodland Cemetery. Woodland Cemetery was founded in 1862 as a burial site for soldiers. Thursday, September 30, 5:30pm or Thursday, October 7, [...]

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.

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