Amherst County Museum & Historical Society

The Amherst County Museum & Historical Society aims to preserve the history of Amherst County, Virginia through the exhibition of our collections and the operation of a genealogy research library. Housed in a 1907 Georgian home, the Amherst County Museum maintains two rooms of changing exhibits on the history of Amherst County. Amherst County Pathways, our exhibit on the history of Amherst County is a permanent fixture at the Museum. Also on the main floor is a reference library filled with material on the history of Virginia, local history and genealogical files that may be used for research purposes. Hours are10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holiday weekends.  Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted.