Amherst, VA 24521
Museum hours: 10 AM to 4 PM (closed noon to 1 PM) Tuesday through Friday. Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM
When planning a visit please call ahead for your convenience.
Please note that the Museum is usually closed on the Saturday of a holiday weekend.
Sunday, October 12 at 2:30 p.m. - "Spencer and Hurston: A Poetic Tale of Two Renaissance Women", a play written and performed by Royal Shiree presented in collaboration with AGAR at the Museum's Tyler Log School.
Tuesday, October 21 at 10 a.m. - Card Party Luncheon - $10 per person, card game of your choice. Reserve you seat by October 14.
Saturday, October 25 at 9 a.m. - Lowesville - Woodson area Van Tour. $15.00 Fee. This tour features Hughes' Buggy Works, Woodson area and Camp Little Cross Roads. Reserve you seat by Friday, October 17 by calling 434-946-9068. Bring a drink and snack. Tour leaves from Amherst County Administration parking lot.
Please contact the Museum for further information about any events.
**Coming in 2015** - Civil War Encampment, April 18-19, 2015 on the lawn at ACMHS. Open and free to the public. The weekend will include music, talks, presentations, readings, a Civil War Sunday Service and a showing of the Emmy Award winning film
"Hunter's Raid, The Battle for Lynchburg, Defending Hearth & Home."
Re-enactors are welcome and will be provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday April 18, and breakfast and lunch on April 19. Re-enactors please confirm with Octavia Starbuck, Director, ACMHS, as soon as possible, either by phone, 434-946-9068 or email, email@example.com. Final count is needed by April 7, 2015.
Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, our new digital publication, is available. It updates information from the 1999 edition and adds new information with GPS coordinates.
We have a Facebook group!
The Muse: April 2014 (Our newsletter)
See our growing catalog on LibraryThing (an external site).
See more items of general interest and some of our digitized collections.
Did you miss Cliff Ambers' presentation on heritage grapes in central Virginia and Amherst County? Thanks to Cliff for permission to make it available here.
If you'd like a copy of the brochure for the 2014 cemetery tour, please call the Museum 434-946-9068..